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Oliver Wendell Holmes


(1809 - 1894)

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. was a physician. But he is most famous as a writer. He is one of the best regarded American poets of the 19th century.


Golden Tales of New England (1931)

A collection of short stories by New England authors.

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Author(s): Louisa May Alcott
Dorothy Canfield
Edward Everett Hale
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Et al
Illustrator(s): Lois Lenski

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The One Hoss Shay with its Companion Poems (1905)

The wonderful one hoss shay. It ran for a hundred years to a day. Read online at

Author(s): Oliver Wendell Holmes
Illustrator(s): Howard Pyle

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