Statistics for occurrence #1 of “New England” in chapter 1 of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge:

...re dedicated by Mr. Norton--that the Hosea Biglow dialect was that of Lowell's father, family, and personal circle. All who know anything of the period know that the speech of educated families in New England at that time resembled essentially — perhaps more closely than now --the dialect of corresponding families in England. There had been less time than now for differences of climate and social ...
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Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
New England (United States) 12,382 38 0 0 0 user votes
New England (Georgia, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (New Mexico, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (Ohio, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (Ohio, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (Ohio, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (Pennsylvania, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (Pennsylvania, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
New England (West Virginia, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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