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James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell

Born: February 22, 1819
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Died: August 12, 1891

Occupation: Author, Critic, Diplomat, and Poet
Profile: One of the Fireside Poets. Best known for The Biglow Papers.

Number of Quotes: 3

Blessed are they who have nothing to say, and who cannot be persuaded to say it.

Maiden, when such a soul as thine is born, the morning-stars their ancient music make.

Sincerity is impossible unless it pervades the whole being, and the pretense of it saps the very foundation of character.

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