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Analysis and comments on Brother Jonathan's Lament by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Comment 2 of 2, added on January 18th, 2012 at 10:04 AM.
Brother Jonathens Lmaet

How does Caroline die?!

Sam from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on March 9th, 2009 at 8:57 PM.

I don't understand the meaning of this part of the poem: Our Union is
river,lake,ocean, and sky. Man breaks not medal, when God cuts the die!
Though darkened with sulphur, though cloven with steel, The blue arch will
brighten, the waters will heal!

Abigale Luzzi from United States

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Poet: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Poem: Brother Jonathan's Lament
Added: Apr 5 2005
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Poem of the Day: Mar 9 2014


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