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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)

    ... 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.
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    Then shall thy meteor glances glow,
    And cowering foes shall shrink beneath
    Each gallant arm that strikes below
    That lovely messenger of death.
    —Joseph Rodman Drake (1795–1820)