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Source: Era
Source type: magazine
Document type: poem
Document title: “McKinley”
Author(s): Coates, Florence Earle
Date of publication: October 1901
Volume number: 8
Issue number: 10
Pagination: 622

 
Citation
Coates, Florence Earle. “McKinley.” Era Oct. 1901 v8n10: p. 622.
 
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Keywords
William McKinley (death: poetry).
 
Named persons
none.
 
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McKinley

Peace!—mourn no more the martyr’s fate!
Death came—though by the hand of hate,
His faithful life to vindicate,
     His name to set apart.
No more assailed, misunderstood,
He sleeps where love his grave hath strewed,
Safe sentinelled by gratitude,—
     The memory of the heart.

 

 


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