• John Greenleaf Whittier - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Greenleaf_Whittier John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 – September 7, 1892) was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States.Frequently listed as one of the fireside poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns.Whittier is remembered particularly for his anti-slavery writings as well as his book Snow-Bound
  • John Greenleaf Whittier | Biography, Poems, Books, & Facts ...

    www.britannica.com/biography/John-Greenleaf-Whittier John Greenleaf Whittier, American poet and abolitionist who, later in his life, was a household name in England and the United States. He was an eloquent advocate of justice, tolerance, and liberal humanitarianism, and the values he proclaimed earned him the title of ‘America’s finest religious poet.’
  • About John Greenleaf Whittier | Academy of American Poets

    poets.org/poet/john-greenleaf-whittier An American poet and editor, John Greenleaf Whittier was born December 17, 1807, in Haverhill, Massachusetts. The son of two devout Quakers, he grew up on the family farm and had little formal schooling. His first published poem, "The Exile's Departure," was published in William Lloyd Garrison's ...
  • John Greenleaf Whittier | Poetry Foundation

    www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/john-greenleaf-whittier John Greenleaf Whittier in his study at Amesbury, engraving from The Illustrated London News, No 2787, September 17, 1892. (Credit: DEA / ICAS94 / Getty Images) In the 30-year struggle to abolish slavery, John Greenleaf Whittier played an important role as a poet, as a politician, and as a moral force. Although he was among the most ardent of ...
  • About Whittier | The John Greenleaf Whittier Home and Museum

    whittierhome.org/about-whittier John Greenleaf Whittier was an extraordinary American who lived in tumultuous times, putting his life on the front lines in the battle for equality and freedom for all people. Born in Haverhill, MA on December 17, 1807, John Greenleaf Whittier spent his early years living on a working farm with his parents, two sisters, a brother, a maternal ...
  • Whittier Birthplace - John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)

    www.johngreenleafwhittier.com/about_whittier.htm John Greenleaf Whittier, born December 17, 1807 in the southwest Parlor of the Whittier Birthplace, was the first son and second child of John and Abigail (Hussey) Whittier. He grew up on the farm in a household with his parents, a brother and two sisters, aunt and uncle, and a constant flow of visitors and hired hands for the farm.
  • John Greenleaf Whittier - John Greenleaf Whittier Poems ...

    www.poemhunter.com/john-greenleaf-whittier John Greenleaf Whittier was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. He is usually listed as one of the Fireside Poets. Whittier was strongly influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns.

    www.azquotes.com/author/15610-John_Greenleaf_Whittier “The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier”, p.194 21 Copy quote Truth should be the first lesson of the child and the last aspiration of manhood; for it has been well said that the inquiry of truth, which is the love-making of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the ...
  • Don't Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier - Your Daily Poem

    www.yourdailypoem.com/listpoem.jsp John Greenleaf Whittier (1807 - 1892) was one of the "Fireside Poets," called such because their work was popular enough to be read (ostensibly by the fire) in homes all over America. And Whittier was one of those rare poets who actually made a rather comfortable living from the proceeds of his work.
  • Poems by John Greenleaf Whittier - poets.org

    poets.org/poems/john-greenleaf-whittier A list of poems by John Greenleaf Whittier An American poet and editor, John Greenleaf Whittier was born December 17, 1807 - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.