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Truth forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever on the throne,— 
 Yet that scaffold sways the future, and, behind the dim unknown, 
 Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.  - James Russell Lowell
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James Russell Lowell
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Born: February 22, 1819

Died: August 12, 1891 (aged 72)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Bio: James Russell Lowell was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat. He is associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers who were among the first American poets who rivaled the popularity of British poets. These poets usually used conventional forms and meters in their poetry, making them suitable for families entertaining at their fireside.

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