101 Famous Poems

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Contemporary Books, May 9, 2003 - Poetry - 144 pages
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A compilation of well-known poems, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Emily Dickinson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Tennyson, Walt Whitman, etc. Also contains a selection of prose, including the Gettysburg Address, the Ten Commandments, the Declaration of Independence, and a speech by Patrick Henry.

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

A rather pedestrian collection that nevertheless delivers just because it is poetry and poetry always transcends its own boundaries...a gift of the free box on the corner, and it arrived at just the right page in my life... Read full review

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User Review  - bdtrump - LibraryThing

Some solid entries, and others that are not widely distributed anymore. On the other hand, some entries that seem forced or don't need to be here. I did like the prose supplement, even if it isn't completely topical. A worthwhile venture into basic poetry for anyone. Read full review


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Roy J. Cook was a freelance writer.

He is now deceased.

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