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Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud?

by Knox, William

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Published by Lee and Shepard, C. T. Dillingham in Boston, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsHumphrey, Lizbeth B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR4859.K6 O4 1883
The Physical Object
Pagination16 l.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24195185M
LC Control Number27021863

Oh why should the spirit of mortal be proud? Like a fast-flitting meteor, a fast-flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passes from life to his rest in the grave. The leaves of the oak and the willow shall fade, Be scattered around, and together be laid; As .   Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud? Like a swift-fleeting meteor, a fast-flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passes from life to his rest in the grave. The leaves of the oak and the willow shall fade, Be scattered around, and together be laid; And the young and the old, the low and the high.

The piece Lincoln was referring to was titled Mortality or Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud? The author was a Scotsman named William Knox (). Dr. Jason Duncan first introduced Lincoln to the poem when the two were living in New Salem. Title: Oh Why Should The Spirit Mortal Be Proud, Status: SOLD, Category: Antiques & Collectibles:Religion, Spirituality:Oh Why Should The Spirit Mortal Be Proud, Shop: From Here To Victorian, Description: Lovely book with heavy paper and lovely illustrations. Some spotting at the top of the cover but book is tight and clean.

Oh, why should the spirit of mortal be proud? Like a swift-fleeting meteor, a fast-flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passes from life to his rest in the grave. The leaves of the oak and the willow shall fade, Be scattered around, and together be laid; And the young and. "Oh! Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud" is reprinted from One Hundred Choice Phineas Garrett. Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Co.,


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Union General James Grant Wilson recalled: “I called at the White House once with Isaac N. Arnold, a member of Congress from Chicago.

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