John Greenleaf Whittier was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States.
- "Barbara Frietchie"
- Poem describing the patriotism of a ninety-year old woman as General Stonewall Jackson marches through Frederick, Maryland.
- "The Barefoot Boy"
- "Blessing on thee, little man, Barefoot boy, with cheek of tan!"
- Maud Muller
- A brief encounter causes a lifetime of remorseful reflection on what might have been.
- Stanzas for the Times
- Poem referring to a pro-slavery meeting in Faneuil Hall in August of 1835.
- Snow Bound - A Winter Idyl
- As a way to pass the time during a raging snowstorm, family members exchange stories by the fireside.
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