Carl Sandburg, Poet and Patriot (Classic Reprint)


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Excerpt from Carl Sandburg, Poet and Patriot

Clearly discernible, a robust theme runs through all his works. Carl Sandburg loves his country, and he is devoted to the welfare of The Family of Man.

Patriot Carl Sandburg is a lamp-lighter along the high-roads and back-lanes of American history. He passes the torch to his readers who feel the glow of patriotism stimulating them to new appreciation of freedoms dearly bought. Carl Sandburg is a patriot who reminds us that the dead hold in their clenched hands that which became the heritage of us, the liv ing. He begs for vigilance with a somber warning when a society or a civilization perishes, one con dition may always be found. They forgot where they came from.

During the greatest part of his eighty-five years, Carl Sandburg has waged a vigorous campaign to Show Americans where they came from - the better to judge where they are going. It might be said that a patriot is a citizen who gives the ultimate gift to his country, with perceptive awareness of his dedicatedpurpose. Bountifully and abundantly has Carl Sand burg given.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Gladys Zehnpfennig


Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9780331717105

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.7 cm

Page Count - 267

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