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Joseph Rodman Drake

Joseph Rodman Drake (August 7, 1795 – September 21, 1820) was an early American poet.

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    When Freedom, from her mountain height,
    Unfurled her standard to the air,
    She tore the azure robe of night,
    And set the stars of glory there;
    —Joseph Rodman Drake (1795–1820)

    Forever float that standard sheet!
    Where breathes the foe but falls before us,
    With Freedom’s soil beneath our feet,
    And Freedom’s banner streaming o’er us!
    —Joseph Rodman Drake (1795–1820)

    ... feminism is the attempt of women to grow up, to accept the responsibilities of life, to outgrow those characteristics of childhood—selfishness and unworldliness—that we require our boys to outgrow, but that we permit and by our social system encourage our girls to retain.
    —Henrietta Rodman (1878–?)