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Whittier John Greenleaf
American Quaker poet and reformer, b. near Haverhill, Mass. Whittier was a pioneer in regional literature as well as a crusader for many humanitarian causes. Whittier received a scanty education but read widely. An introduction at the age of 14 to Robert Burns’s poetry inspired him to write verse; his first poems were published (1826) in the... More...
USA, 1940, John Greenleaf Whittier