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Oliver Wendell Holmes
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The Poet at the Breakfast-table: His Talks with His Fellow-boarders and the Reader (1872 edition)
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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The Professor at the Breakfast-table: With the Story of Iris (1872 edition)
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The Complete Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes (2009 edition), Wildside Press LLC - ISBN: 9781434478900
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Poems 2 (2007 edition), Reprint Services Corporation - ISBN: 9780781213929
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The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes: Over the teacups (1918 edition)


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Born: August 29, 1809

Died: October 8, 1894 (aged 85)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was an American physician, poet, professor, lecturer, and author. Regarded by his peers as one of the best writers of the 19th century, he is considered a member of the Fireside Poets.

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