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" was written in good faith. The story was no invention of mine. It came to me from sources which I regarded as entirely reliable ; it had been published in newspapers, and had gained public credence in Washington and Maryland before my poem was written.... "
Civil War papers: read before the Commandery of the state of Massachusetts ... - Page 555
by Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts - 1900
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Life and letters of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 2

Samuel Thomas Pickard - 1894 - 802 pages
...correction. I certainly made no ' boast ' of the kind imputed to me. The poem of ' Barbara Frietchie ' was written in good faith. The story was no invention...authorship to interfere with my allegiance to truth." The poems that deal directly with the war and its issues, like " Thy Will be Done," " Ein feste Burg...
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Life and Letters of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 2

Samuel Thomas Pickard - 1895 - 802 pages
...invention of mine. It came to me from sources which I regarded as entirely reliable ; it had l>een published in newspapers, and had gained public credence...authorship to interfere with my allegiance to truth." The poems that deal directly with the war and its issues, like " Thy Will be Done," " P:in feste Burg...
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American literary masters

Leon Henry Vincent - American literature - 1906 - 517 pages
...of congratulating 'myself upon a doubtful statement outliving the 'possibility of correction. . . . I have no pride of ' authorship to interfere with my allegiance to truth.' He was a stanch friend, and a helpful neighbor. His filial piety was deep no trait of his character...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 19

History - 1914
...editor of the Century under date of June 10, 1886, Mr. Whittier said: "The poem 'Barbara Frietchie' was written in good faith. The story was no invention...the story, among whom was the late Dorothea L. Dix." pleted her education in Baltimore, Maryland. Her grand-niece, Mrs. Julia M. Abbott, wife of John H....
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 19

History - 1914
...editor of the Century under date of June 10, 1886, Mr. Whittier said: "The poem 'Barbara Frietchie' was written in good faith. The story was no invention...letter to the editor of the Century dated March 7, 1 888, Mr. Whittier stated that he had "Also received letters from several other responsible persons,...
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Too Afraid to Cry: Maryland Civilians in the Antietam Campaign

Kathleen Ernst - History - 2007 - 300 pages
...doubt its accuracy then, and I am still constrained to believe that it had foundation in fact. ... I have no pride of authorship to interfere with my allegiance to truth."* Whatever Fritchie's experience, many similar incidents occurred during the 1862 occupation. Mary Quantrell,...
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