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Edwin Markham

Charles Edwin Anson Markham (April 23, 1852 – March 7, 1940) was an American poet. From 1923 to 1931 he was Poet Laureate of Oregon.

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    There is a destiny that makes us brothers;
    None goes his way alone:
    All that we send into the lives of others
    Comes back into our own.
    Edwin Markham (1852–1940)

    A good soul like a good body should be as unobtrusive as possible; in so far as it functions properly, it should not be noticed for good or for ill.
    —C.E.M. (Cyril Edwin Mitchinson)

    The grip that swung the ax in Illinois
    Was on the pen that set a people free.
    —Edwin Markham (1852–1940)