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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 11 11 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. 10 10 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 6 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 5 5 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 5 5 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 5 5 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 1, April, 1902 - January, 1903 4 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 4 Browse Search
History of the First Universalist Church in Somerville, Mass. Illustrated; a souvenir of the fiftieth anniversary celebrated February 15-21, 1904 4 4 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 4 Browse Search
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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, XIII: Oldport Days (search)
It is charming to the writer which is dangerous, as the ratio of fascination is generally inverted ere reaching the public. As puddings should be thoroughly boiled, I shall keep this the rest of the week, probably. His diary records:— For the first time took my Petrarch writing outdoor . . . sat at different points, chiefly at Myers House—yard full of spiraea, lilac, clover, grass in blossom, daisies—robin's nest oddly placed in birch tree far out on bough. A delicious time! In 1903, a dainty volume of these sonnets was published and a copy sent through the American ambassador to Queen Marguerite of Italy who received it with gracious commendation. The book also received a flattering reception from an Italian society at Arezzo formed to honor Petrarch's memory. The beginning of Colonel Higginson's work on Malbone is thus noted:— To-day I felt an intense longing to work on my imaginary novel . . . . The impulse was so strong I yielded to it and got a first chap
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, XVI: the crowning years (search)
and Oratory, and recorded the fact in his diary: Nov. 15. My first Lowell lecture (of course, extempore) and enjoyed it much. Audience fine and cordial. In 1902-03, he gave a second course of Lowell Lectures on American Literature in the Nineteenth Century; and in the winter of 1905 he delivered a third course on English Litery hand, What I have to say is pewter and tinsel compared to that. His position as chairman of the Harvard Visiting Committee on English Literature he resigned in 1903, having served on this and other Visiting Committees for sixty-odd years. In the latter part of that year he wrote in the journal, I always keep on my desk Sunset and evening Star [Tennyson's Crossing the Bar ], and am ready for whatever comes. On the eve of his eightieth birthday, in 1903, a reception was given to him by the Boston Authors' Club, when Judge Robert Grant read his inspiring verses written for the occasion, and afterwards printed in the Atlantic Monthly, beginning:— Prea
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, Bibliography (search)
wed Scudder's Life of Lowell. (In Harvard Graduates' Magazine, March.) Articles. (In Independent, Outlook.) 1903 James Elliot Cabot: A Memorial. (In American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Proceedings.) Pph. (With Mrs. Margaret Higginson Barney.) [Papers.] (In Heath Readers.) (With Henry Walcott Boynton.) Reader's History of American Literature. Based upon a course of lectures, American Literature in the Nineteenth Century, given by Higginson at the Lowell Institute, Boston, 1903. They were reported in part in the Boston Evening Transcript under the following titles and dates: American Literature, Jan. 6; The Philadelphia Period, Jan. 9; Irving and Cooper, Jan. 13; Boston Takes the Lead, Jan. 16; Concord Litterateurs, Jan. 20; Influence of the South, Jan. 23; Writers from the West, Jan. 27; Our Literary Obstacles, Jan. 30. Personality of Emerson. (In Outlook, May 23.) Address. (In Centenary of the Birth of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Concord, May 25.) (Tr.) Fiftee<