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Author:Ethel Lynn Beers

Ethel Lynn Beers
(1827–1879)
American writer best known for her patriotic and sentimental Civil War poem "All Quiet Along the Potomac"

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  • "Noonday Rest", New York Times June 12, 1869, Wednesday
  • Calmer than midnight's deepest bush Is the sun-bright Summer nooning, With its cloudy shadows seeking rest, That fall on the hillside swooning. Great Night with its solemn starry eyes, Over Day's gate asks us whither We go, what our password is, To the camp beyond the river. ...


 

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