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Analysis and comments on God's-Acre by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Comment 2 of 2, added on March 29th, 2007 at 4:38 PM.

This poem is one Longfellow's many but is wonderfully portayed by his
choice of words.

Danielle from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on February 19th, 2006 at 7:01 AM.

Truly it is seen that this man could see beyond the limits of mortal life
and embrace by faith the life hereafter. He properly portrays the hope
shared by Christians that those who are in Christ shall rise again, and
that Death is to be outdone someday by Life.
His words are to comfort those who have laid their dead beneath the earth
to see that ground from God's perspective. 1 Corinthians 15:22 "For as in
Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive."

Jim from China

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Poet: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Poem: 7. God's-Acre
Volume: Ballads and Other Poems
Added: Feb 1 2004
Viewed: 14668 times
Poem of the Day: May 1 2004

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