Part 3 – Poets Archives

Intermediate Language Lessons Part 3, Lesson 96, Selection For Study   William Wordsworth Of the three famous poets whose names are linked with the beautiful Lake Country of England—Wordsworth, Coleridge and Southey—Wordsworth’s life and work especially belong to it. Most of his poems are about nature, or thoughts inspired by it. He was born, in…

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Intermediate Language Lessons, Part 3, Lesson 87 I included this short biography for those interested in learning a bit about the author of the poem, Columbus. Joaquin Miller Cincinnatus Heine Miller, better known by the pen-name of Joaquin Miller, was born in Wabash district, Indiana, November 10, 1841. His mother was a cousin of General…

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Intermediate Language Lessons Part 3, Lesson 79, Selection To Be Memorized This short biography was written while Henry Bennett was still alive, thus it reads in the present tense. Henry died on April 30, 1924.   Henry Holcomb Bennett Henry Holcomb Bennett, son of John Briscoe Henry and Eliza (McClintock) Bennett, and elder brother of…

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HELEN HUNT, THE LITTLE GIRL Several years ago a very mischievous little girl was living in the old-fashioned town of Amherst, Massachusetts. This little girl was Helen Maria Fiske. She was mischievous to be sure and she loved fun dearly, but her frank, honest confessions always kept her from being actually naughty. Now, if there…

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