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Subject: GREATNESS
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A CRY ON THE WIND, by WILLIAM SHARP    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pity the great with love, they are deaf, they are blind
Last Line: Since oisin's mother fled to the hill a spellbound hind.
Alternate Author Name(s): Macleod, Fiona
Subject(s): Blindness; Deafness; Greatness; Love; Mothers & Sons; Mythology - Celtic; Pity; Visually Handicapped


A PRAYER FOR GREAT MEN OF THE NATIONS, by MAE BAKER HENLINE    Poem Text            
First Line: Carve not, oh lord, the cypress at this hour
Last Line: "a great man died."
Subject(s): Greatness; Prayer


GREAT MEN, by ROBINSON JEFFERS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Consider greatness
Last Line: While far down the long slope gleams the pale sea
Subject(s): Greatness; Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945); Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945)


GREAT MEN HAVE BEEN AMONG US, by WILLIAM WORDSWORTH    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Great men have been among us; hands that penned
Last Line: But equally a want of books and men!
Subject(s): Greatness; France


GREY COMPANY, by JESSIE MACKAY               
First Line: O the grey, grey company
Subject(s): Greatness


THE TRULY GREAT, by STEPHEN SPENDER    Poem Text         Recitation by Author     Poet's Biography
First Line: I think continually of those who were truly great
Alternate Author Name(s): Spender, Stephen (harold), Sir
Subject(s): Freedom; Greatness; Heroism; Life Change Events; Men; War; Liberty; Heroes; Heroines


TO MR. FORBES-ROBERTSON: 23. THE FEAR OF BEING GREAT, by CHARLES LOUIS HENRY WAGNER    Poem Text            
First Line: The fear of being great is what keeps men
Last Line: Can understand what living truly is.
Subject(s): Fear; Greatness; Men


TRUE GREATNESS, by BELLE RICHARDSON HARRISON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If laureled heroes could eliminate
Last Line: The dross refiners separate from gold.
Subject(s): Greatness; Heroism; Humility; Heroes; Heroines


TRULY GREAT, by STEPHEN SPENDER                Poet's Biography
First Line: I think continually of those who were truly great
Last Line: And left the vivid air signed with their honour
Alternate Author Name(s): Spender, Stephen (harold), Sir
Subject(s): Freedom; Greatness; Heroism; Life Change Events; Men; War


WHO GIANTS KNOW, WITH LESSER MEN, by EMILY DICKINSON                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Do not comprpomise the skies
Variant Title(s): Poem: 796; Poem: 84
Subject(s): Greatness