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Charles Fenno Hoffman

Charles Fenno Hoffman

Charles Fenno Hoffman (February 7, 1806June 7, 1884) was an American author and poet.

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  • Sparkling and bright in liquid light
    Does the wine our goblets gleam in;
    With hue as red as the rosy bed
    Which a bee would choose to dream in.
    Then fill to-night, with hearts as light
    To loves as gay and fleeting
    As bubbles that swim on the beaker’s brim
    And break on the lips while meeting.
    • Sparkling and Bright (published 1840).

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