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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 4 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises 2 0 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 7: the corner stone laid (search)
, from the influence of what they see around them, and not from any preconceived notions of what poetry ought to be, caught by reading many books and imitating many models. This is peculiarly true in descriptions of natural scenery. In these, let us have no more sky-larks and nightingales. For us they only warble in books. A painter might as well introduce an elephant or a rhinoceros into a New England landscape. [This comes, we must remember, from the young poet who had written in his Angler's Song six years before,— Upward speeds the morning lark To its silver cloud.] We would not restrict our poets in the choice of their subjects, or the scenes of their story; but when they sing under an American sky, and describe a native landscape, let the description be graphic, as if it had been seen and not imagined. We wish, too, to see the figures and imagery of poetry a little more characteristic, as if drawn from nature and not from books. Of this we have constantly recurring ex
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Index (search)
146. Alhambra, the, 50. Allen, Capt., 46. America, 50-52, 65, 71, 73, 90, 91, 95, 98, 101, 106, 112, 143, 161,173, 215, 222, 248, 254-256, 259, 271, 272; series of Annuals in, 72; Longfellow addresses poets of, 77. American Antiquarian Society, 118 note. American Modern Language Association, 184. American Monthly Magazine, the, 22. Amherst College, 3. Amsterdam, 108. Andersen, Hans C., 193. Andrews, William P., 234; his paper On the Translation of Faust, quoted, 233. Angler's Song, the, 79. Antwerp, 161. Appleton, Frances E. See Longfellow, Frances A. Appleton, Nathan, 121,171. Appleton, Thomas G., 103, 219, 273. Arfwedson, Mr. and Mrs., 93, 95. Arnold, Mr., 70. Arnold, Matthew, 6. Atchafalaya, Lake, 195. Athenaeum Library, 285. Atlantic Monthly, the, cited, 233 note; mentioned, 287. Auersberg, Anton A., 161. Austen, Mrs., Sarah, 269. Austin, William, 64, 68 and note. Auteuil, 46. Bacon, Lord, 164. Baireuth, 289. Baltic Sea, 1