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Analysis and comments on Old Ironsides by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Comment 6 of 6, added on August 9th, 2012 at 7:41 PM.
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Thank you, Julie, for your kind comments. My grtmdnoaher is the matriarch
of our family and has touched the lives of 4 generations. This feels like
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Okba from Chile
Comment 5 of 6, added on April 18th, 2012 at 8:12 PM.

hi yall are gay

ya mom from United States
Comment 4 of 6, added on October 27th, 2009 at 8:55 PM.

This poem is as inspiring now as it was when Oliver Whendell wrote it. It
saved the Uss constitution from being destroyd and showed Americans the
pride the boat posses. It should help us remeber the pride which soldires
fought with to defend what has come to be the great nation of th US

Student from United States
Comment 3 of 6, added on March 26th, 2009 at 11:16 PM.

Well written and well said. After spending 6yrs. in the U.S.N. AND 3 of
them in the S.E.A.L.S.I also visited IRONSIDES in one of the New England
States and now I know that in thoses days the men were made of iron and the
ships were made of wood...such a difference today.

Edward H. Nord from United States
Comment 2 of 6, added on January 26th, 2009 at 7:19 PM.

First Iím going to write a difference about the poems. The difference is
that that is about a boat and people died and war because it says blood on
the boat. There are thunders like cannons. O captain! My captain is about
the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

pete canales from United States
Comment 1 of 6, added on March 28th, 2006 at 9:45 PM.

i'd like to say THANK YOU!!!!!!!!! this site helped me get an A in
literature class!!!!!!!! i love all of Mr. Holmes's work!

student at smos from United States

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Poet: Oliver Wendell Holmes
Poem: Old Ironsides
Added: Apr 5 2005
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Poem of the Day: Jul 30 2009


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