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"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on TIME's Top Stories
"It's in moments like this. When christmas carols can feel forced and when that christmas cheer is far from our hearts but times of great suffering are also times that can reveal deep truths and it turns out that there is a christmas him for our time. A him that contains deep truth for all times. It's a him based on a poem called christmas bells by the great american poet. Henry wadsworth longfellow. He wrote it on christmas day in eighteen. Sixty three and a time of great personal suffering against the backdrop of national division and despair. Fellow lost his wife fanny and a dreadful accident in july eighteen sixty one while she was melting a ball of wax to seal an envelope. A breeze through the window calls her dress to ignite with her clothing on fire. She ran into henry study and he suffered terrible burns as he tried to put out the flames. She died from her burns the next day. Two years later long. Fellows son charley. A union soldier suffered serious wounds at a skirmish during the mine. Run campaign in virginia. Longfellow heard the news on december first and rushed to washington be with his son as he recovered from his wounds. It's against that backdrop in the midst of a great war that claimed more than six hundred thousand american lives that longfellow wrote his poem. It's opening stanzas. Speaks to the typical hope and cheer of the christmas season. I heard the bells on christmas day. Their old familiar carols play and wild and sweet. The words repeat of peace on earth goodwill to man. The first three stanzas continue in the same vein. But then the darkness of the moment intrudes then from each black accursed mouth the cannon thundered in the south and with the sound the carols drowned of peace on earth goodwill to man. Here is the reality of war and death that staggers the modern american mind even in a pandemic. the civil war was so deadly that it's modern equivalent scaled to our president. Population would take the lives of more than six million americans and so the promise of peace feels false and in despair. I bowed my head. There is no peace on earth. I said for hate is strong and mocks. The song of peace on earth goodwill to men longfellow is connecting with a profound truth within the christmas story itself amidst the nativity scenes. The stories of the christmas star and the glorious appearing of an angel to the shepherds announcing christ's birth. We often forget. The next parts of christ story grow dark indeed mary joseph or forced to flee to egypt as the murderous king herod killed the male children of bethlehem the birth of jesus signified the certainty of ultimate victory over sin and death not the hope of immediate triumph. Indeed for much of jesus's life and ministry sin and death seemed ascendant. One can imagine at the foot of the cross. His tiny band of remaining followers bowing their own heads and declaring. There is no peace. That hate is strong but longfellow knows about the resurrection. He knows how the biblical story truly ends and his magnificent poem ends with an expression of eternal hope then peeled the bells more loud and deep god is not dead nor doth he sleep the wrong.
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on WRKO AM680
"She introduced stories and articles for Children meant to be read to them by their mothers. Each issue included sheet music, and they were also sewing and embroidery patterns. Also recipes anything that Hale thought would be educational, edifying and useful for American ladies. This meant that goatees lady's book also became a publishing outlet for some of the United States leading writers at the time, the magazine published work by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in Washington, Irving Girl in Po was a contributor as well. Publishing stories and poems, including the Cask of Amanti. Otto, Under the Leadership of Hail as editor and goatee is publisher Goatees Lady's book became incredibly successful. We mentioned earlier that Hale's American Ladies magazine was the first women's magazine in the U. S to last more than five years. Goatees Lady's book lasted for almost 70 from 18 32 18 98. Had outlived both its editor and its publisher. It also became hugely popular it had about 10,000 subscribers. When Hale came on his editor at its peak in 18 60 it had about 150,000 subscribers, which was the largest circulation of any magazine in the United States at all. This was in spite of an annual subscription cost of $3, which was considered expensive for the time. It's always tricky to make these comparisons, but this is usually cited as between 85 $90 a year today. It's also tricky to compare that to current magazine subscription rates because there are so many bundles and deals and digital only subscriptions and whatnot. The current bundles. Subscription rate for Vogue is $21.99 a year on the cover price for a year of Martha Stewart Living is $49.90 that is according to each of their websites. It was also read well beyond its subscriber base. Its intended audience was ladies in the mindset of the time that meant white Protestant women who were mostly middle class or more affluent. But it was also read beyond that demographic with women pooling their money to share a subscription or boardinghouse is sharing one copy among all its residents or patrons, reading copies and libraries and reading rooms. So today, goatees Lady's book is a huge source of information about middle class white women in the 19th century, and it And Hale were also enormously influential, which we'll get to in a moment after a quick sponsor break. Hi,.
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on KNST AM 790
"She introduced stories and articles for Children meant to be read to them by their mothers. Each issue included sheet music, and they were also sewing and embroidery patterns. Also recipes anything that Hale thought would be educational, edifying and useful for American ladies. This meant that goatees lady's book also became a publishing outlet for some of the United States leading writers at the time. Magazine published work by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in Washington, Irving Girl in Po was a contributor as well. Publishing stories and poems, including the Cask of Amontillado, Under the Leadership of Hail as editor and goatee is publisher Goatees Lady's book became incredibly successful. We mentioned earlier that Hale's American Ladies magazine was the first women's magazine in the U. S to last more than five years. Goatees Lady's book lasted for almost 70 from 18 32 18 98. Had outlived both its editor and its publisher. It also became hugely popular and had about 10,000 subscribers. When Hale came on his editor at its peak in 18 60 it had about 150,000 subscribers, which was the largest circulation of any magazine in the United States at all. This was in spite of an annual subscription cost of $3, which was considered expensive for the time. It's always tricky to make these comparisons, but this is usually cited as between 85 $90 a year today. It's also tricky to compare that to current magazine subscription rates because there are so many bundles and deals and digital only subscriptions and whatnot. The current bundles. Subscription rate for Vogue is $21.99 a year on the cover price for a year of Martha Stewart Living is $49.90 that is according to each of their websites. It was also read well beyond its subscriber base. Its intended audience was ladies in the mindset of the time that meant white Protestant women who were mostly middle class or more affluent. It was also read Beyond that demographic with women pooling their money to share a subscription or boardinghouse is sharing one copy among all its residents or patrons, reading copies and libraries and reading rooms. So today, goatees Lady's book is a huge source of information about middle class white women in the 19th century, and it And Hale were also enormously influential, which we'll get to in a moment after a quick sponsor break..
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer
"Folks. I continue my conversation with Nick Basbanes. The book is titled Cross of Snow, a Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. I want to repeat to my audience. I rarely get to read books whose authors I interview on this program, I made a point of reading this book. And to say I enjoyed it would be an understatement. Nick Basbanes, Congratulations on a genuinely great book. I have to tell you. I don't say that lightly. Thank you. You honor me. Thank you very much. It's It's what a writer works more. Well, I am I know it point Eric before we forget it If I may. Yeah, he's talking about the Library of America edition and the continuing readership that Longfellow enjoys. Despite the fact that he's been, you know, forgotten by the critical establishment of the 330 additions of works published by the Library of America over the West. 40 something years. He ranks 28th. 28th and sales ahead of Jack Kerouac ahead of Wallace Stevens, just a few behind a good, steady midlist seller 28 he was the 100 Issued, so they took him 20 years a catch to catch up to the others and pull ahead. You're not surprised, are you? I mean, if you're given a choice between reading Jack Kerouac And the head of Wallace Stevens. He's ahead of Eugene O'Neill. I mean, whoever got the list. I don't have to read your mind. Look, I I just want to say I'm not surprised. I'm not at all surprised by you know, Wallace Stevens is effectively opaque half the time as much as I love his language. There is something I simply don't think anyone can touch Longfellow in many ways, and that's part of the beauty of your book is to bring him to a new readership. The poem speak, Speak for themselves. But I wasn't aware of the Library of America book I will get. That s a recommend it very highly. I will. I will do that well. Again. Let's just say that when you wrote this this biography, of course, there have been other biographies of Longfellow in this book, You choose, particularly to focus. On on his relationship with his wife, Fanny. That's really at the center of the book is that because of a rediscovery of new materials, new letters what Internet is suffering because of me? I would say that rediscovery Discovery because Fanny has never Fanny has been written about, but she's always been on the margins when she dies tragically, in 18 61 she disappears and then we look at the No. The next 22 years of Longfellow's like that's when he grows the beard. You grew a beard. But for listeners who are unfamiliar with the biography His wife dies quite tragically in a horrific accident involving a fire. He's stealing some abalones with clippings of hair, one of her daughters air And address catches on fire. Henry rushes into the room tries desperately to put out the flames. He succeeds but woman dies the next boy. He sustains injuries, and that's the point at which he begins to grow that beard. He has met facial injuries and when you see that photograph on the picture of the book, I love that photograph that was taken in England in 18 68. He was basically making a child often victory lap. He sold Mohr in England and 18th in the 18 sixties. Basically his career than Lord Tennyson, the poet laureate, sold more than Robert Browning on their own turf. You know, I mean, this we think about this. He was not just beloved in the United States of America. He was beloved all over the world 30 different languages. He was at least 30 languages. Minimum. He was translated into and be loved. He's the only American to date to have his likeness. A bus erected in Westminster Abbey Poets Connor the only one isn't amazing. I want to say that this story behind the story and this maybe Brings us to our mutual friend Dana Gioia. There was a time in America where people read poetry when poetry was something that everyone read because of, you know, modernism and ah, the direction of culture and the arts. In the last century, in a way that has has changed radically, not just with regard to poetry but with many of the arts. And and I think that's part of the reason the cultural establishment was made uncomfortable by Longfellow. He was too popular. I think many people fought to be good. In other words, in order to be good. You've got to be difficulty or you've got to be aggressive on the road. He wrote. Beautiful He wrote beautiful poetry. He also used he was a master at meter at Metrical. You look at his verse that these are just rhyming lines. I mean, the man is a master of deck Tiller examiners were We're Ah, Evangeline. You know, everyone told him he shouldn't be using this difficult media. That's the meat of that Omar used regiment. You shouldn't be using that with what modern English. He did. And the book was fabulous. He takes a stroke kicked a transmitter, for instance, for Hail water. You get that Get that sound. You know that nice hate to say Tom Toms sound, but it does. It does evoke know this, the subject matter and it's. It's an amazing facility that he has to select the media and the type of verse The metrical forms that he uses that that a perfectly suited to what he's writing poetry that is ready and they're beautiful to read to read aloud and you can pick up the problem even on folders that you maybe had read before, haven't you? Look that 40 years and whatever I mean, I go back with Longfellow. Very, 35 back, we had to memorize them. We picked up one of these problems like snowflakes in just a little three stands a Paul. It's beautiful. It's accessible. You understand what he's saying, and the and the sound as you just say it alone. His magnificent. He's too good of a writer to be rejected into the well, you just reminded me of something. I talk about this all the time, you know, particularly when I'm talking about Paul Revere's ride, I say. There were generations of Americans that were required to memorize These poems and you are of that generation. My generation and subsequent generations were not required. To memorize Paul Revere's ride or The village blacksmith. And where did you go to school? I'm always curious when you say that you were required. Where? Where did you go to school? And when was this very good public school system in Lowell, Massachusetts, and grew up in low. My parents are hard working. First generation Greek Americans. My grandparent's all came to this country, the early years of the 20th century to work in the textile mills up in law, hardworking people, good, hard working people. Who Who's number one goal is to educate their sons. My brother went to my school and I after low high school in debates college up from Lewiston, Maine, and And stayed after that Nice in three years, is a naval officer in Vietnam, right? Proud years of service, I may say And came back to Massachusetts and in journalism, But I grew up in low We have really My parents are very hardworking people. Can't say that we had a lot of books in the house, but we always respected books and my most treasured possession was my first library card, and it kills me that I don't have it. You know where every Saturday we would go down. Own and I had my card and I would take whatever the limit was. If it was 10 books I could take home. I would take 10 bucks a 20 books. How old were you when you were required to memorize Longfellow? What green? It's funny. You should ask that because this book came out I heard from I heard from some people. That I went to elementary school with. I hadn't hadn't had any contact with 50 60 years a long time..
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on KTRH
"It just wouldn't be Christmas if we didn't think of that traditional and lovely Christmas Carol written so many many years ago by Charles Dickens and the one paragraph on that beautiful story to me means more than all the rest when he said that is thought of Christmas time when it does come around as a good time and for giving a little less time the only time I know of in the long calendar of the year men and women seen by one consent to open their shut up hearts free and just think of people below them as if they really were fellow passengers and not another race of creatures found another journeys therefore though it has never put a scrap of gold or silver in my pocket I believe that it is done me good and will do me good and so I say god bless the great American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow during the dark days of the civil war at Christmas time he became discouraged and then he sat down one cold winter night just before Christmas and he wrote something that will live forever and ever long fellows song of the bells I heard the bells on Christmas day.
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on KTRH
"It just wouldn't be Christmas if we didn't think of that traditional and lovely Christmas Carol written so many many years ago by Charles Dickens and the one paragraph on that beautiful story to me means more than all the rest when he said it was Christmas time when it does come around as a good time and for giving terrible plus the only time I know of in the long calendar of the year men and women seen by one consent to open their shut up parts free and just think of people below them as if they really were fellow passengers and not another race of creatures found another journeys therefore it has never put a scrap of gold or silver in my pocket I believe that it is done me good and we'll lose do me good and so I say god bless the great American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow during the dark days of the civil war at Christmas time he became discouraged and then he sat down one cold winter night just before Christmas and he wrote something that will live forever and ever long fellows song of the bells I heard the bells on Christmas day.
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on WSB-AM
"Sing and I heard the bells on Christmas day a song that is based on the point by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow this is the I. E. I spent the last segment talking about it it's incredible to me that he god these desperate for relationship with us we we broke the relationship off in the garden with sin and god wants that relationship restored so much she was willing to dwell in a tent in the desert with the Israelite he told me that I I I had only the house I never asked you for a house I'm gonna make you eligible to make you a dynasty and everlasting dynasty behold the days are coming says the lord when I make a new covenant with the house of Israel in the house of Judah not like the coveted that I made with their fathers on the day I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt my coveted that they broke although I was a husband to them but this is the cover and I'll make I'll put my law within them on their heart I will write it I will be their god and they shall be my people the a manual principal god was relationship with us but at this time of year a lot of people get depressed and broken they're worried they're frustrated I I want you to dwell on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow for a moment on Christmas day eighteen sixty three Longfellow wrote the plane that Sarah McLachlan sting in here I heard the bells on Christmas day their old familiar carols play and wild and sweet the words repeat of peace on earth good will towards men the plane started off celebrating peace on earth but but it it it takes a toll then from each black a curse would melt the cannon thundered in the south and with the sound the carols round of peace on earth good will towards men it was as if an earthquake rent the hearts stones of a cotton it'd made forlorn the households board of peace on earth good will towards men and then he says those words in the plane Hey what dish one.
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on Unobscured
"Of the dead spiritualism earned many critics throughout the eighteen hundreds it suffered offered through predators and fell victim to profit seeking opportunists. Just like so many other realms of American life but I can't help but think back to amy post and her mixture you're of ardent hope and sincere belief in the eighteen fifties because it was that mixture that led her to spend those long hours at the seance table taking down messages from in the spirit world and all the criticism that can land at spiritualism doorstep. Well it wasn't the death knell people assumed it would be in many ways we're still l.. Living in a world that spiritualism made here are some final thoughts Raleigh mcgarry. I think it's very easy to sort of look back. Get a past and see irrationality and superstition and a kind of secularization narrative in which we are no longer part of this it's kind of community community of believers are dupes or the credulous ones and I live in Los Angeles. Most people know their sun sign if if not they're rising sign people don't know their blood type and they. They did their astrology. This hasn't gone away. I mean what can be seen as a kind of spurious areas constellation or after dinner. Pastime speaks to a real need for people for contact for connection. And it's easy to see superstition or as a child's parlor game but it was really powerful. It was amazing to me the way that the imagination the possibility that spiritualists could cross from this world to the next allow them to collapse. Distinctions between worlds between bodies between genders between races is in some cases that that cosmetology allowed for a remaking of things in this world and that material connection I think remains very powerful. Artful there is no death. That's what one of the best known British. Mediums called her memoir. She borrowed the title from American poet. Henry Wadsworth longfellow but the idea of messages traveling across fathomless depths had always defined spiritualism power besides spiritualists had been saying saying for decades or spiritualists. There is no death wasn't just the platitude was truth. The memoir was published in the eighteen. Ninety S in a reads like the personal recollections that we've discussed throughout this season the medium tell stories of encountering the spirits of dead children and lost friends and by doing and so she offered hope that even when our loved ones pass away they will always be there. We can always talk to them because they're always near after all. There is no death but the first World War was coming it would deliver death to European families on an unbelievable scale and all that loss created a home for spiritualism in Britain that deserves to have its own story told. Here's historian John Butcher. There was a big revival revival of spiritualism in the post World War One period. In some sense it's still a part of what lay at the heart of spiritualism is still in continuity with what we see around us all the time in around culture believe in psychic powers leaf in channelled texts that give some higher hire revelation. A lot of that interest is now labeled new age which is a term that was as far as I know was invented in its original senator in the sense that we know it now in the spiritual community that still with us today. Just like the thousands of American mediums who haven't entered our story. This season belong and complex legacy of spiritualism in Britain has only gotten a few brief mentions wins but the same can be said about any of the other nations were spiritualist traveled and taught in heard their questions answered in the dim light of assailants places like Europe Brazil. Puerto Rico and Australia in the early nineteen twenties though spiritualism may have found its most ardent new students in the person of Sir Arthur CONAN doyle who added his name to the list of the curious and then the converted. Here's Nancy Stewart. You know people laughed about this people the like CONAN doyle here. We are most rational detective writer. He's a spiritualist. Houdini started out believing in it. And then he got to debunk. It hasn't magician. You know it just kind of goes on this leads later. Much later into investigations by people. Like William McDougall Harvard. Psychology Professor Sir was the chairman at Duke His Saiful Dr Joseph Thanks Ryan Look Into Esp. In the first decades of the new century spiritualism spiritualism was revived and responded to new catastrophes and to offer answers to the questions of a new century with its new wars new technologies and new social show formations. It's survived countless tests and investigations even outlived. Its most powerful publication the banner of lights which finally ceased first printing in nineteen o seven and it survived the decline of its most hopeful early projects as well as the scandals of its most prominent mediums and there are so so many more stories left to be told because for spiritualism well there is no death She was the oldest and of the many mediums followed this season. It's easy to see how sojourner sojourner truth forged a path for others to follow with courage. Here's Margaret Washington to share a final word on her life to me. It's almost like a no brainer and spiritual ISM. How is that different from spirituality except that people want to get in touch with loved ones who have gone on an African spirituality that is taken as a given that your loved ones not only do they not leave? They protect you this around you. So they're part of you so spiritualism for her was an extension of that. Sojourner finally reconnected with those loved ones in eighteen eighty three when her travelling feet finally found rest yes she was the oldest but there were others who had walked most of that road with her they might not have had the same destination all the way but sojourner and the Fox sisters were travel companions none the less and they were ambassadors for spiritualism Kazeem. Just like she was in their own ways. Even after Maggie's eighteen eighty eight confession. The show went on because just one year later she changed changed her mind and tried to take back whatever she had thrown to the wind but time got away from her and in eighteen. Ninety Leah would pass away to the other side. Her sisterly rift unhealed. Here's Nancy Stewart with the end of their story. Long Story Short. It's it's kind of sad but it leaves leaves a lot of questions about her towards the end of her life Katie's dying does die of alcoholism ultimately. Maggie does die eighteen ninety. Two there are all kinds of mysterious knocks. Sounds a person who is her nurse. It was not a specialist cannot explain them the time of her death at the very the end Maggie seemed to be challenging the world to explain the power that had flowed through her. She and Kate barely outlived their first interpreter. Their friend and mentor amy. He post who had been more than certain than anyone else about how to explain that power in eighteen eighty nine though she passed away into the summer lands the last surviving member of the Sircar. Monique left New Orleans in nineteen thirteen and moved with his children to Jamaica his letters to relatives in Chicago show. Oh that in both places. The deep belief in the power of the spirits lived on he died in nineteen twenty four and his son in law would later. Donate the seance record books of the cirque harmonic to the library at the University of New Orleans. Here's Emily Clark so the Sircar. Monique over the course of their roughly twenty years of practice bill something like thirty five or thirty seven books with messages. If you stack stack all of the sounds record bucks up it reaches around my rip cage. So we're talking thousands and thousands and thousands and thousands dozens of pages of messages from the world beyond this one. Those records are a testament to the faith and conviction of the Afro Creole community. The in New Orleans who poured their heart and soul into a new vision of the future when the cover closed on their last record book though it was far from the end New Orleans spiritual spiritual churches rose in their wake led by generation of new black leaders who would be the mothers of a vibrant religion in the twentieth century in Chicago. Geico Cora finally laid her to rest in nineteen twenty-three she had traveled taught organized and lectured on the world of the spirits for more than half a century her legacy still lives on countless ways to and the effort she made to lay foundation for the spiritualists of the future. Held true. The Morris Pratt Institute. It's and the National Spiritualist Association of Churches are still active today. Yes some things do pass away but others stand on the test of time especially when they're rooted in something eternal hope..
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on Q95
"You can actually leave us a voicemail. So that we can play it on the if you'd like to join our new organization, I'm sure you've heard about the junior windbags society. President. Bag if you will win bag ex officio bat emeritus as you can hear it says, send us a message exhibiting his windbags say you wanted to. Critique something about the show. My god. He's still talk, and you have to do it on a wind bag like voice you. Oh, Greg Warren, Tom. You don't have to put on. But pleased with it. Tom stop talking that's Christie leaving a message. Well, we'll we'll turn it back over to Christie Lee. Do you have something Christie what? Wow. That is. Great quality must not amazing joined the junior windbags society right now, take the and Tom app. It's fun. Now. What have you got do? You wanna do birthdays or a news story? All right. Born on this date, February twenty seven th in eighteen o seven Whitney cotton gin, walling? Where'd you get manning? Jean stapleton. Henry Wadsworth longfellow. Oh, God one of the best jokes and back to school. Rodney Dangerfield flirting with this girl and solid Kellerman. What's your major? She goes poetry Ghazal. Maybe you can come over some time and help me straighten out my longfellow. His middle. Name is even better Wadsworth. Sure. Odds weren't there has to be a porno star name so much was there Wadsworth. Wadsworth longfellow, some porn star. Now has someone used that Josh? And you're not that I'm aware of. But it's fairly literary Wadsworth coveted John is that is your with the Wadsworth. Catchphrase twenty six. Henry always implies isn't that? A slang term the older. Henry the John Henry, John Thomas, the John John, but he's gonna throw rocks. I believe John Henry was a steel drive in movie. Sure, what a pain pain. How does that happen? No, I didn't know that. British standing Hampton boys will be Peter Johnson. Even john. Who's this? Hello. Yes. Yeah. Why would calling can you hear me? All right. Yes. Yes. Had a little trouble. Getting you guys on the satellite phone here on my private jet. Someone says you've mentioned me earlier on the radio. Dave walters. How are you doing here? Yeah. Dave. Wrestling time at Purdue a wrestler. I understand that you defeated. Greg. Warren who happens to be our guest, you defeated Greg Warren heading for the NCAA college wrestling championship. Greg, greg. Remember me? You are sophomore year a long time ago. I really don't recall gosh, so many things happened said said I haven't had time to think about wrestling. Sure. A Greg Greg Warren comedian, Dave and Greg's going to be at the blue room, the comedy club, Friday and Saturday in Springfield, Missouri. Are you that Walter? Gosh, gosh, Gary, I wish I. Greg. Busy on a business trip flying right now over to Paris for another conference how I won't be able to make it. But I I'd.
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio
"It's still good. Yeah. Pretty cool. Make one last point on education here so alluded to this earlier, but we might as well just do this here. So this is seventh grade reading list from a school in Minnesota in one thousand nine eight and the seventh grade reading list from the Minneapolis school district today. Go comparison your hundred years ago now you would think with all the money. We're now spending is in relation. We talked about the teacher striker, you would think with all the money we're spending now with all the new methods of teaching over one hundred years, you'd think we're we're wiser and smarter with our modern ways, we've the internet for the love of Pete. We've all the world's information at our fingertips. You would think we'd be illiterate hundred years ago, and we'd be all geniuses today. When did we wouldn't you objectively thing that that would be the case about a hundred years ago, they probably don't even know how to read it all? But today, we're so smart, it seems like opposite. So this is an eighth grade. Seventh grade reading from one hundred years ago and seventh-grader twelve or thirteen years old. He got some books by Henry Wadsworth longfellow. Some Edgar Allan Poe. Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, Oliver Wendell, Holmes poems. Some James damore Cooper, some Washington Irving twelve year olds reading hill. Washington irving. Now, I'm going to be honest. I'll stop here. I've never read any of these books. I'm just listing. The names of people I've heard of. It's going to be totally honest with you not try to be. Oh, my this is my favorite James federal Cooper book Wadsworth book..
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on The Ken Coleman Show
"I've been sort of comfortable in for the past three and a half years you have donors, and you would take the executive assistant roles if it pays you more than the others, and you can drop down from four jobs to one or two. It pays me more. It's only twenty hours a week. So the other jobs also do fit in didn't. I mean, I would skills and don't think it is it better for you. Is it gonna make you more money? The answer is. Yes. Yes. It you need more money to pay off debt and the faster you pay off debt. The faster you can drop one of those other four jobs and start the side-hustle, right, or or if organizational thing is your current side hustle, and it's one of the four my point is. Yeah, do it because it's temporary. And it pays you more money, and it's going to move faster. Down the road. So do it. Don't over think. It got it. Thank thanking Allah you rock. I really believe in you, and you're going to do this. So there you go. That's what it's all about. Right there. You know, when people when you hear people get emotional. I don't want you folks out there to miss what's going on some of you, maybe not emotional somebody go why she cry. I want you to get what's going on here. Because some of you need to get where she got she finally came to the realization. There's no question on supposed to do when I've been dreaming about that's all that was in that moment, and she was overwhelmed. Today's quote comes from Henry Wadsworth longfellow, a single conversation across the table with a wise, man or woman, I'll throw that in. There is better than ten years studying books. Today's question are you seeking out conversations with wise people our time is almost up. But before I let you go you matter, and you do have what it takes. Thanks for joining the conversation until next time. This is the Ken Coleman show fresh. On..
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on The Michael Knowles Show
"And just doesn't. It doesn't work. Sometimes you've got to bludgeon people on the head, especially in politics, especially when the politics was murky is this. So I gotta stick with cocaine, Lindsey for now, but I agree, cocaine, grandma's funnier. Lindsey, Graham is funnier. I'll be able to think about that while I'm just. Just celebrating in and you know, doing my little Scarface dance for for Lindsey, Graham two point. Oh, before we leave, it's national poetry debt. I love poetry. I love reading poetry. People don't really repo tree anymore. I don't even know if it's really taught in school or if you have to memorize it in school, but I was thinking what poems should be read for national poetry day? What speaks to our current culture? And there's a great one by Henry Wadsworth longfellow called a psalm of life, which speaks to this moment that we're in the scientism. You know, longfellow was writing this poem against the science scientism of his age, and we've got a much worse scientism the idea that everything is material, nothing really matters. There's no moral order. There's no purpose to life life as a tale told by an idiot full of sound and fury signifying nothing and it's just isn't true. And even on the other side, people who say, oh, even if you're really religious and you realize that the soul exists, you say, oh, freedom doesn't matter. It doesn't cares what we do. And this poem says. Not quite it's a great poem to to read and memorize and think about for our age Assam of life by longfellow what the heart of the unmanned said to the psalmist tell me not in mournful numbers life is, but an empty dream for the soul is dead. That slumbers and things are not what they seem life is real life is earnest and the grave is not its goal. Dust. Thou art dust. Return assed was not spoken of the soul, not enjoyment and not sorrow is are destined to end or way, but to act that each tomorrow find us farther than today. Art is long and time is fleeting and our hearts, though stout and brave still like muffled drums are beating funeral marches to the grave in the world's broad field of.
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on Flash Forward
"This engraving was published in a lot of places, but most notably it was published in a journal called our dumb animals which was put out by the Massachusetts society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, and that Germany might seem well rude, but they didn't mean dumb as in not smart. They met dumb as in couldn't talk, which to be very clear is a very ablest and terrible way of using that word. But that is what they meant. Animals can't talk. So therefore we as activists need to be there boy. So. The PCA using that framework with their journal called are manuals. So since animals couldn't talk these publications, imagined voices for them as a rhetorical tool. One of my favorite examples that carry gives in her work is this illustration of a horse. And by the artists Harrison weir who was well known for a lot of his animal illustrations in the nineteenth century, and it's a picture of very emaciated looking horse. You can see his ribs kind of sticking out and he looks very scruffy and that he's not really been living a particularly good life in this sort of echoed in the surroundings. So he's against a building that has sort of cracked stone. You can see bits of stone on the ground. So all of this is to emphasize the the horses physical condition. But in this particular scene that Harrison, we're has described visually for the horses tugging at looks like a vine. But when you look closer, it's a bit of a rope tugging at it with his teeth. And this image goes along with this totally delightful story from an epic poem called the bell of attract by Henry Wadsworth longfellow being an epic poem. It is pretty long, but it basically goes like this once upon a time far away play a long, long time ago, there was a society who had. This kind of unique approach to Justice and they approach was that if any member of that society had felt that he or she had been wronged, they would go to the town square and they would ring about and then all the townspeople people would come out and there'd be this sort of collective sense of Justice on how this matter would be result. So in this community, there was a night who had this favorite horse and the horse old and the night sort of turned the horse loose didn't want to care for him anymore. He was no longer of use to the night. So he sent the horse to kind of be out on its own. And of course, the horse struggled couldn't find food and eventually sort of wandered into the town square. And as he was sort of nibbling around and vines and stuff trying to find something to eat. He ended up pulling on the rope of the bell ringing the bell and calling the towns people out to the center of town. And when people saw this emaciated suffering force, they immediately got really angry. And so there is one of these town meetings in which it was decided that the night had to take care of this horse that had once been a faith fitful companion. This story was super popular among animal activists in the nineteenth century, it was reproduced as a leaflet and passed out to people. And it became this metaphor for the ways that animals are trying to tell us something. But since they don't have the words that we use, we have to pick up the baton and advocate for them. Then in the early nineteen hundreds, you saw ads against the section of animals, which is basically the practice of. Live dissection and these ads would show famously brave dogs, begging for mercy..
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on The School of Greatness with Lewis Howes
"Henry Wadsworth longfellow said that perseverance is a great element of success. If you only Nock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody. Welcome to the podcast today. We have the incredible the loving the inspiring Leslie Odem junior who is an actor and singer. He's performed on Broadway and television and film, and he's released two solo jazz albums. He is known for originating the role of Aaron Burr in the Broadway musical Hamilton, which was a mega hit success that is taking over the world currently today and a performance, which he won the two thousand sixteen Tony award for best actor in a musical and the Grammy award for best musical theater album. As a principal of vocalist. He has been on several TV shows films and is author of the book failing up and wow. We go into some serious inspiration today. I love connecting with him. I wish we had more time because this is amazing. Make sure to take a screen shot of this posted on your Instagram story tag myself Lewis house, and Leslie Odem junior, put it on Twitter, Facebook, all that good stuff. Things we cover today are the advice less got from his mentor when he was about to quit in give it all up in acting also how to combat fear of failure. Once you've tasted success and big status, how to mentally prepare for a huge opportunity when the whole world is watching it, we talk about that how to be an advocate for yourself and your talent, even.
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on The Strange and Unusual
"Rats were always looming during the early days of fort was built on star island and within it to cannons stood guard always aimed toward the sea and to any pirates and mercenaries as sometimes found their way into shows waters during the american revolution and the war of eighteen twelve the population of the aisles became nearly nonexistent as its location made it two vulnerable a place to reside eventually however the shoals would see a resurgence of life as the lure of prophets made the aisles impossible to resist and by the made nineteenthcentury the aisles of scholes also became a summer retreat for artists and new england's wealthy silia factor i renowned poet and writer of the time grew up on the aisles were father had been a light housekeeper and as an adult she became the hostess of her family's hotel the apple door house on the shoals apeldorn ireland her literary talent and fame drew many intellectual and artistic notables to the islands including nathaniel hawthorn henry wadsworth 'longfellow ralph waldo emerson and more of the shoals nathaniel hawthorn road here one may sit or walk and enjoy life while all other mortals are suffering in addition to becoming a tourist attraction the shoals also became home to several norwegian immigrants who made their livelihood from the sea and two of these immigrants were merrin and john hoon vet they married in boston massachusetts in eighteen 66 and whether they knew each other in their native norway is unknown regardless they started their lives together on the shores of america and quickly began to thrive in their new country they both came from generations of norwegian fishermen and that background served them well on the coast of new england.
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
"Three weeks before butler said that some there had suffered just flesh wounds quote which ought not to have detained him from the senate vanity perhaps as kept him from his senate duties but little else being a rather handsome man perhaps he would not let to expose himself by making an appearance sure shirts shirts vanity the first probably you can lead let cool if it was a vanity thing right shoupo cut automotive check out wearing here i walked with a cane now the first republican national convention was held on june seventeen eighteen 56 in philadelphia there were six hundred delegates their audio the edge the amazing the objective of the new party was to overthrow sleigh power someone yelled three cheers for sumner and the crowd cheered it over and over and over but some there was not there but he was confined to his room in his bed he was lonely and debilitated he wrote a shaky letter to henry wadsworth 'longfellow quote my fingers are quite unused unused to the pen massachusetts offer do pay his medical expenses but he told them to send the money to the cause of creating and free kansas charles's dr reported a wound on the right side of the head an inch which had not healed there was also a quote pulpy feeling on the head and he was worried by sumners unnaturally excited state charles complained whose doctor of quote oppressive weight or pressure on the brain which intensifies when he converse is and becomes excited he is loss of both flesh.
"henry wadsworth longfellow" Discussed on The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
"I keep ease hanging out with educated respected people gives repeatedly told that american slavery was a disgrace bullet beat unbefitting of a civilized nation k and he saw that blacks are treated much better across the continent of europe all right so is okay he returned in 1840 and wrote quote if southern congressman continue their infamous bullying of the north dissolve the union i think slavery is a sin individual and national and think if the duty of each individual to cease committing it and of course of each state to do likewise okay good might say is on the right track k what i'm waiting something's going to happen when his friend henry wadsworth 'longfellow got married so this is one of his he's got to buddies want him gets married the other buddies already mary okay so charles was so upset at that is to friends were now married that he kept moaning about it all she goes weren't marion so 'longfellow and his wife allowed charles to go with them on their honeymoon flats they took him on their honeymoon who would say yes to that if it that's not a thing you throw out there expecting someone to take how we were thinking you could baby come with us on our honeymoon are you good with the have you hear the phrase winner up now that is a strange question for a guy that we are asking to come along the kindness of our loop her up yet.