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The Cross of Snow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Thursday, February 04, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

February 4th, 2016

Episode 484 of 785 episodes

In the long, sleepless watches of the night, A gentle face—the face of one long dead— Looks at me from the wall, where round its head The night-lamp casts a halo of pale light. Here in this room she died; and soul more white Never through martyrdom of fire was led To its repose; nor... Read more »

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