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Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Oliver Wendell Holmes
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A Brief Guide to the Fireside Poets

Oliver Wendell Holmes was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on August 29, 1809. A member of the Fireside Poets, he was mainly known for his Harvard University lectures and book The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (Phillips, Sampson, 1858), in which some of his poems were featured. He died on October 7, 1894, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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The Last Leaf
Oliver Wendell Holmes
1833

I saw him once before,
As he passed by the door, And again
The pavement stones resound,
As he totters o’er the ground With his cane.
They say that in his prime,
Ere the pruning-knife of Time Cut him down,
Not a better man was found
By the Crier on his round Through the town.
But now he

poem
Old Ironsides
Oliver Wendell Holmes
1830

Ay, tear her tattered ensign down!
Long has it waved on high,
And many an eye has danced to see
That banner in the sky;
Beneath it rung the battle shout,
And burst the cannon’s roar;—
The meteor of the ocean air
Shall sweep the clouds no more.

Her deck, once red with

poem
The Chambered Nautilus
Oliver Wendell Holmes
1858

This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main, The venturous bark that flings
On the sweet summer wind its purpled wings
In gulfs enchanted, where the Siren sings, And coral reefs lie bare,
Where the cold sea-maids rise to sun their streaming hair.
Its webs of living

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