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      "If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm any hostility." ~Henry Longfellow

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      Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five Fireside Poets.

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