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Oliver Wendell Holmes Poem Written in his Hand from 1881

Category: Literature
Item Number: 13599
Price: $650

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1809 - 1894, eminent American poet and author. One page, poem written in his hand and signed "Oliver Wendell Holmes." Dated December 28, 1881. Among his best-known poems: "The Dorchester Giant", "Reflections of a Proud Pedestrian", "Evening / By a Tailor" and "The Height of the Ridiculous." Here, Holmes writes four lines of verse in a form of a prayer. Holmes writes in full: "Lord of the Universe, shield us and guide us, Trusting Thee always through shadow and sun! Thou hast united us, - who shall divide us? Keep us, O keep us the Many in One! Oliver Wendell Holmes Boston, Dec. 28th 1881." Comes in an elegant frame with an engraving of Holmes. In excellent condition.

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