Statistics for occurrence #1 of “H. W. Longfellow” in chapter 3 of Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life:
...ction, I write to give you my proxy and charge you not by any means to let the Bird of Paradise be chosen Poet! From Philadelphia, he wrote to his mother:—
I was at the hotel there with H. W. Longfellow , Esq. . . . He introduced me to the great Charles Sumner who was with him, for which I was duly grateful. At Baltimore, he saw for the first time a sign, Negroes bought and sold, and noticed the di...
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