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William Cullen Bryant was born 11/3/1794, at Cummington, MA; a leading earlier poet.  He died 6/12/1878.

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“No trumpet-blast profound

The hour in which the Prince of Peace was born;

No bloody streamlet stained

Earth’s silver rivers on the sacred morn.” – Christmas in 1875

 

Closing stanza of his To A Waterfowl

He, who, from zone to zone,

Guides through the boundless sky thy certain flight,

In the long way that I must treat alone,

Will lead my steps aright.

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