Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Victor Hugo” in chapter 2 of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:
...ussian lady said, as they rose from the table, Do you suppose there is any other poet of any country, living or dead, from whom so many of us could have quoted?
Not even Shakespeare, or Victor Hugo , or Homer.
One has merely to glance at any detailed catalogue of the translations from Longfellow's works—as for instance that given in the appendix to this volume—to measure the va...
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