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Time's Legacy

John Bannister Tabb 1845 (Amelia County) – 1909 ( Ellicott City)



The night so long to Grief,
The day to Joy so brief,
What shall Eternity
To each, unaltered, be!

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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John Bannister Tabb

Father John Banister Tabb (March 22, 1845 – November 19, 1909) was an American poet, Roman Catholic priest, and professor of English. (Although often misspelled as Bannister, the poet's middle name is actually spelled with only one "n", Banister.)  more…

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