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Under the spreading chestnut tree

Many of us¬†learned the great Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem The Village Blacksmith¬†in school, which begins: UNDER a spreading chestnut tree The village smithy stands; The smith, a mighty man is he, With large and sinewy hands; And the muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron bands. As a forestry student, I learned that […]