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Eugene Field

Datum narození: 2. září 1850
Datum úmrtí: 4. listopad 1895

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Eugene Field, Sr. was an American writer, best known for his children's poetry and humorous essays. He was known as the "poet of childhood."

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Citáty Eugene Field

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„Human thought is like a monstrous pendulum: it keeps swinging from one extreme to the other.“

—  Eugene Field
Context: Human thought is like a monstrous pendulum: it keeps swinging from one extreme to the other. Within the compass of five generations we find the Puritan first an uncompromising believer in demonology and magic, and then a scoffer at everything involving the play of fancy. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field: The love affairs of a Bibliomaniac (1896), Ch. IV : The Mania of Collecting Seizes Me, p. 44

„Oh, you who've been a-fishing will indorse me
when I say
That it always is the biggest fish you catch that
gets away!“

—  Eugene Field
A Little Book of Western Verse (1889), Our Biggest Fish http://books.google.com/books?id=odM-AAAAYAAJ&q=%22Oh+you+who've+been+a-fishing+will+indorse+me+when+I+say+That+it+always+is+the+biggest+fish+you+catch+that+gets+away%22&pg=PA184#v=onepage, st. 4

„Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night
Sailed off in a wooden shoe—
Sailed on a river of crystal light,
Into a sea of dew.“

—  Eugene Field
Love Songs of Childhood (1894), Wynken, Blynken, and Nod http://www.amherst.edu/~rjyanco94/literature/eugenefield/poems/poemsofchildhood/wynkenblynkenandnod.html, st. 1

„The best of all physicians
Is apple pie and cheese!“

—  Eugene Field
A Little Book of Western Verse (1889), Apple Pie and Cheese, st. 5

„I feel a sort of yearnin' 'nd a chokin' in my throat
When I think of Red Hoss Mountain 'nd of Casey's tabble dote!“

—  Eugene Field
A Little Book of Western Verse (1889), Casey's Table d'Hôte http://www.amherst.edu/~rjyanco94/literature/eugenefield/poems/westernandotherverse/caseystabledhote.html, st. 1

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„He could whip his weight in wildcats.“

—  Eugene Field
A Little Book of Western Verse (1889), Modjesky as Cameel http://www.amherst.edu/~rjyanco94/literature/eugenefield/poems/westernandotherverse/modjeskyascameel.html, st. 10

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