Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Longfellow” in chapter 1 of Historic leaves, volume 5, April, 1906 - January, 1907:
...ained its graceful proportions, its great limbs were intact, and it showed few signs of age.
From the Washington elm imagination takes a short step to the spreading chestnut tree, dearly loved by Longfellow , and made famous by him in two poems.
In the poem of The Village Blacksmith, the most familiar of these, he has endeared to us that homely vocation and exalted the dignity of labor thereby.
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