Never-Ending Book Quiz
Who wrote the elegy excerpted below for John Peter Altgeld (1847-1902), the brave and principled Governor of Illinois? The poem is called The Eagle that is Forgotten
"Sleep softly ...eagle forgotten...under the stone
Time has its way with you there and the clay has its own.
Sleep on, O brave-hearted, O wise man that kindled the flame.
To live in mankind is far more than to live in a name."
Choose the correct answer:H.W. Longfellow Robert Frost H.D. Thoreau Vachel Lindsay
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