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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishLongfellow, Henry WadsworthHenry Wadsworth LongfellowLong‧fel‧low, Hen‧ry Wads‧worth /ˈlɒŋfeləʊ $ ˈlɔːŋ-, ˈhenri ˈwɒdzwəθ $ -ˈwɑːdzwərθ/  (1807–82) a popular US poet who is known especially for his long poems about US legends (=old and popular stories of brave people, great events or adventures etc). His best-known poems are The Song of Hiawatha, The Courtship of Miles Standish, Paul Revere's Ride, and The Wreck of the Hesperus. see also Hiawatha
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