Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Longfellow” in chapter 12, page 130 of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:
...ther was smoking a cigar!
Withal, they looked very formidable.
Hard customers. . . .
Very truly yours H. W. L.
Note, again, how this tendency to home themes asserts itself explicitly in Longfellow 's notice of Hawthorne's Twice-Told Tales at about the same time in The North American Review, (July, 1837):—
One of the most prominent characteristics of these tales is, that they are natio...
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