William Cullen Bryant November 3, 1794 – June 12, 1878

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Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness—a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster-children into strength and athletic proportion.
William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), U.S. poet, editor. Speech, December 15, 1851.

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It is a creole asking
tell me not a mournful number, life is but a empty dream, for the soul is dead that slumbers and life is not what it seems