INGALLS, JOHN JAMES. Born in Middleton, Massachusetts, 1833; died
in 1900. Mr. Ingalls was a well-known lawyer and journalist,
but became active in politics and served for many years in the
United States Senate. He is remembered for the sonnet, "Opportunity."
This biographical note is reprinted
from The Little Book of American Poets: 1787-1900. Ed.
Jessie B. Rittenhouse. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1915.