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[lawng-fel-oh, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌfɛl oʊ, ˈlɒŋ-/
Henry Wadsworth
[wodz-werth] /ˈwɒdz wərθ/ (Show IPA),
1807–82, U.S. poet. Unabridged
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  • Longfellow, I believe, is not yet at the Oxbow, else the winged horse would neigh at him.

    Typee Herman Melville
  • Longfellow's main vocation was away from the turmoils of the hour.

    The Negro and the Nation George S. Merriam
  • During a part of the time that Longfellow had rooms here, Worcester, who wrote the dictionary, was another occupant.

    Historic Homes Mary H. Northend
  • I let the dead past bury its dead, as Longfellow says, and act in the living present.

    The Young Adventurer Horatio Alger
  • Sometimes her reviews, like those on the poetry of Longfellow and Lowell, were censured, but she was impartial and able.

    Lives of Girls Who Became Famous Sarah Knowles Bolton
  • We see to it that Longfellow lies about them in their infancy.

    Penguin Persons & Peppermints Walter Prichard Eaton
British Dictionary definitions for Longfellow


Henry Wadsworth. 1807–82, US poet, noted particularly for his long narrative poems Evangeline (1847) and The Song of Hiawatha (1855)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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