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Subject - Heroes

Heroes take on quite a few different forms. Many spoken of here are the traditional ones. Helen Keller is one you might not expect to find.


  1. Bruce and the Spider by Bernard Barton
  2. The Death of Lincoln by William Cullen Bryant
  3. How in all wonder . . . by Arthur Hugh Clough

    How in all wonder Columbus got over,
    That is a marvel to me!

  4. Concord Hymn by Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Sung at the Completion of the Concord Monument, April 19, 1836

  5. To the Memory of the Brave Americans by Philip Freneau
  6. To Mr. Blanchard, the Celebrated Aeronaut in America by Philip Freneau
  7. On the Death of Mr. Franklin by Philip Freneau
  8. The Dying Words of Stonewall Jackson by Sidney Lanier
  9. Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight by Vachel Lindsay
  10. Paul Revere's Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    the inspired telling of one of America most memorable historic events

    Listen my children and you shall hear
    Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere

  11. The Red Cross Nurses by Thomas B. Masson
  12. Drake's Drum by Henry Newbolt
  13. Warren's Address to the American Soldiers, Before the Battle of Bunker Hill by John Pierpoint
  14. Helen Keller by Edmund Clarence Stedman
  15. O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman

    on the death of Abraham Lincoln

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The quotes from Carl Sandburg on the heading of some of the subject pages are from his book of poems, Good Morning America.

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