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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Definition U.S. poet remembered for long narrative poems like Paul Revere's Ride and The Song of Hiawatha (1807-1882)
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow famously said, "We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done."
  • HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW, "The Courtship of Miles Standish," 1858.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • Are you—""Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was my grandfather's great-grandfather.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • A German translation of Lonnrot's Kalevala came under the eyes of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, who thereupon both conceived the plan and chose the meter of his Song of Hiawatha.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • I was accepted socially with all the warm cordiality that Henry Wadsworth Longfellow would have shown a drunken Negress dancing the can can at high noon on Brattle Street.
    Eugene O'Neill  --  The Iceman Cometh
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • I read Evangeline, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; I read Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnets from the Portuguese.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • It must be named after the poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow A banner with a strange device, a knight sacrificing all earthly concerns to scale the heights.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow," said Lou without much enthusiasm.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well

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