Publication information

Source: Independent
Source type: magazine
Document type: poem
Document title: “William McKinley”
Author(s): Kohut, George Alexander
Date of publication: 26 September 1901
Volume number: 53
Issue number: 2756
Pagination: 2273

Kohut, George Alexander. “William McKinley.” Independent 26 Sept. 1901 v53n2756: p. 2273.
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William McKinley (poetry).
Named persons
James A. Garfield; Abraham Lincoln.

William McKinley

WHERE Garfield slumbers and where Lincoln sleeps,
   Renowned in patriot story,
Another chieftain dreams his peaceful dream,
   His dream of deathless glory.

There, shrined among the universal brave,
   Whose sacred dust we treasure,
The Lord of Hosts crowns him with martyr palm,
   And fame in fadeless measure.

His has become a rare, illustrious name,
   To shine, till time is hoary,
With Garfield’s and with Lincoln’s unforgot,
   For this Republic’s glory.