Samuel Woodworth

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Samuel Woodworth (January 13, 1784December 9, 1842) was an American author, literary journalist, playwright, librettist, and most famously, poet.

Quotes[edit]

The Old Oaken Bucket (1817)[edit]

  • How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood,
    When fond recollection presents them to view.
  • Then soon with the emblem of truth overflowing,
    And dripping with coolness, it rose from the well.
  • The old oaken bucket, the iron-bound bucket,
    The moss-covered bucket, which hung in the well.

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