"On more than one occasion, she would start to read a poem by Poe or Longfellow, only to hear him finish it for her, from memory"
Edgar Allan Poe
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 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Edgar Allan Poe were both American poets of the 19th century. Poe was part of the American Romantic Movement and is known for his mysterious style and macabre subjects. Longfellow is known for his lyric poems concerning myths and legends. Both were extremely popular writers.