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Longfellow

[lawng-fel-oh, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌfɛl oʊ, ˈlɒŋ-/
noun
1.
Henry Wadsworth
[wodz-werth] /ˈwɒdz wərθ/ (Show IPA),
1807–82, U.S. poet.
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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

Longfellow

/ˈlɒŋˌfɛləʊ/
noun
1.
Henry Wadsworth. 1807–82, US poet, noted particularly for his long narrative poems Evangeline (1847) and The Song of Hiawatha (1855)
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