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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 160 160 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 24 24 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 23 23 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 22 22 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 22 22 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 17 17 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 10 10 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 7 7 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 7 7 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 6 6 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Chapter 2: the secular writers (search)
New England, whence much of this intellectual work had proceeded, the prevailing party among educated men consisted soon after the war of an essentially conservative class, the Federalists, who had lost all faith in popular government, on the election of Jefferson. In the Massachusetts circle under that name of which George Cabot was the leader, the ablest writer was confessedly Fisher Ames, who wrote the first elaborate and really thoughtful essay on American literature (first published in 1809, after his death), in which he cuts off all hope of any such product, at least until some future age may have destroyed all free institutions, and the return of despotism may bring in literature and art among its ornaments. Like most men in that day, he believed literature the world over to be in a dying condition; and at the time when Wordsworth and Coleridge were just beginning to be read, he wrote as follows-- The time seems to be near, and, perhaps is already arrived, when poetry, a
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Chapter 3: the Philadelphia period (search)
bscription at that day and almost never off-hand; and he finally shows us the limitation of even Philadelphia cultivation by telling us that the Loganian library, pioneer of all American libraries, was then kept shut all the morning and became a mere coffee-house lounge in the afternoon. The American poetical Miscellany. It is one indication of the early leadership of Philadelphia that the first considerable collection of miscellaneous poetry published in this country appeared there in 1809, under the title of The American poetical Mliscellany, original and selected. The editor says of it, in that florid style which still prevailed in prefaces: The volume of poetry is made valuable by enfolding in its embraces some of the richest and deepest tinted flowers which ever bound the brows of Melancholy, or sparkled under the heavenly gem which drops from Pity's eye. Its pages are also strewed with many a wild and fragrant flower, gathered by Genius and Fancy, as they together strolle
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, A Glossary of Important Contributors to American Literature (search)
he British Prison-ship, a poem in four Cantos (1781); The poems of Philip Freneau, written chiefly during the late War (1786); Poems written between the years 1768 and 1794 (1795); Poems written and published during the American Revolutionary War (1809); and A collection of poems on American affairs (1815). He died near Freehold, N. J., Dec. 18, 1832. Halleck, Fitz-Greene Born in Guilford, Conn., July 8, 1790. He was for many years a clerk in a banking-house, and formed, in 1819, a literaas published under the pen-name of Jonathan Oldstyle. In 1807, he issued, with others, a periodical called Salmagundi, or the whim-whams and opinions of Launcelot Langstaff, Esq. A history of New York, . . . By Diedrich Knickerbocker, appeared in 1809; and during the war of 1812 he wrote for the Analectic magazine. The Sketch-book was published in 1819. It was followed by Bracebridge hall (1822); Tales of a Traveller (1824); Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (1828); Chronicle of the co
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, chapter 13 (search)
rles Brockden Brown's Wieland. 1801. Brown's Edgar Huntley, Clara Howard, and Jane Talbot. 1803. Louisiana Purchase. 1807. Joel Barlow's The Columbiad. 1809. Fisher Ames's Speeches and writings. 1809. Lincoln born. 1809. Irving's Knickerbocker's history of New York. 1812. War with England. 1814. Peace with 1809. Lincoln born. 1809. Irving's Knickerbocker's history of New York. 1812. War with England. 1814. Peace with England. 1817. Monroe President. 1820. Irving's Sketch book. 1821. Bryant's Poems. 1821. Cooper's The spy. 1821. James G. Percival's Poems. 1821. R. H. Dana's Dying Buccaneer. 1826. Longfellow's Poems. 1827. Fitz-Greene Halleck's Poems. 1827. Miss Sedgwick's Hope Leslie. 1827. N. P. Willis's Sketches.1809. Irving's Knickerbocker's history of New York. 1812. War with England. 1814. Peace with England. 1817. Monroe President. 1820. Irving's Sketch book. 1821. Bryant's Poems. 1821. Cooper's The spy. 1821. James G. Percival's Poems. 1821. R. H. Dana's Dying Buccaneer. 1826. Longfellow's Poems. 1827. Fitz-Greene Halleck's Poems. 1827. Miss Sedgwick's Hope Leslie. 1827. N. P. Willis's Sketches. 1830. W. E. Channing's Discourses, reviews, and Miscellanies. 1831. Whittier's Legends of New England. 1833. Poe's Ms. Found in a Bottle. 1835. Drake's The Culprit Fay and other poems. 1835. Emerson's Historical discourse at Concord. 1835. W. G. Simms's The Yemassee and the Partisan. 1836. Holmes's Poems.