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Nathaniel Parker Willis

Portrait of Willis by Mathew Brady studios, circa mid-1850s
Born (1806-01-20)January 20, 1806
Portland, Maine, U.S.
Died January 20, 1867(1867-01-20) (aged 61)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Resting place Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Occupation Editor
Literary critic
Poet

Gratitude is not only the memory but the homage of the heart rendered to God for his goodness.
Nathaniel Parker Willis
Press on! for in the grave there is no work and no device. Press on! while yet you may.
Nathaniel Parker Willis
The innocence that feels no risk and is taught no caution, is more vulnerable than guilt, and oftener assailed.
Nathaniel Parker Willis
The lily and the rose in her fair face striving for precedence.
He who binds his soul to knowledge, steals the key of heaven.
If there is anything that keeps the mind open to angel visits, and repels the ministry of ill, it is human love.
Nathaniel Parker Willis
At present there is no distinction among the upper ten thousand of the city.
Nathaniel Parker Willis