nguages (he wrote verse in Scandinavian and German, and translated from innumerable tongues). But he belongs chiefly to the student of human nature; lonely, shy, unmarried, disappointed, poor, and dirty, he was in appearance and mode of life a character for Dickens, in heart and soul a character for Thackeray or George Eliot.
Lowell pilloried him in an essay; Bryant was perhaps juster in his kindlier obituary criticism in The evening Post.
He was once a famous man.
Samuel Woodworth (1785-1842）
See Book II, Chaps.
II and VI. and George P. Morris (1802-1864), Knickerbocker editors of literary journals
See Book II, Chap.
XX. and charitably remembered respectively for The old Oaken Bucket and Woodman, Spare that Tree, were popular song writers in the sentimental fashion (perhaps more developed in America than in England) that seems to have originated with Tom Moore.
Yet such songs had music, point, and refinement that sets them far above their popular descendants — the raucou
in, Jonathan, 186, 188, 191, 192-194, 202, 205, 209, 212, 213
Cassique of Kiawah, the, 317
Cassius, Letters of, 148
Castles in the air, 273
Catechistical guide to sinners, 116
Cato's letters, 118, I18 n., 148
Caty-did, the, 183
Causes of the American Discontents before 1768, 140
Cavaliers of Virginia, the, 312
Chainbearer, the, 305
Chambers, Ephraim, 115
Champions of freedom, the, 292
Chanfrau, F. J., 228, 229
Channing, W. E. (1780-1842), 86, 330-332, 344, 345
Channing, William Ellery (younger), 341
Channing, William Henry, 333
Chanson des Sauvages, 188
Chapman, W., 231
Character of the province of Maryland, 151
Characteristics of literature, 244
Charlemont, 225 n., 317
Charles I, 34
Charles II, 125
Charles II, 220
Charlotte Temple, 286
Charms of fancy, 165
Chastellux, F. J., 190
Chateaubriand, 190, 194, 212
Chatham, 91, 99
Chaucer, 176, 265