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CHAPTER XIV
AMERICAN LITERATURE

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With these three New England poets should be bracketed a fourth, John Greenleaf Whittier. He lived at the same period as they, and in the same New England ; but he was not a Cambridge man, his parents were not even comfortably off, and he lacked the advantage of a Harvard education. John Greenleaf Whittier, 1807-1892, was born in a quiet Quaker farmhouse in the town of Haverhili, Massachusetts. He had to stay at home and work on the farm, but he read the family library of about thirty volumes (chiefly lives of prominent Quakers) over and over again, and even made a catalogue of them in rhyme. One day his schoolmaster lent him a copy of Burns's poems, and later he bought a Shakespeare, and was a little conscience-smitten, for he knew that Quakers did not approve of plays.
Whittier soon wrote poems himself, and by and by one was printed in the local paper. This brought him under the notice of the editor, William Lloyd Garrison, who called one day at the farm and told the family that the son had " true poetic genius," and that he ought to have an education. " Don't thee put such notions into the boy's head," said the father, for he saw no way to afford even a single term at school. A

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