Richard Henry Wilde (September 24, 1789 - September 10, 1847) was a United States Representative and lawyer from Georgia. After losing a re-election bid in 1826, Wilde moved to Europe to pursue a Literary career. After returning to the U.S. in 1840, he eventually settled in New Orleans where he practiced law and taught constitutional law at the University of Louisiana, New Orleans (known today as Tulane University).
- The author contemplates the cyclical and temporary nature of life.
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