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Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 52 0 Browse Search
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 26 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 24 0 Browse Search
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.) 24 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 20 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 18 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book 16 0 Browse Search
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley 16 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 16 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 18, 1865., [Electronic resource] 15 1 Browse Search
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James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley, Chapter 17: the Tribune's second year. (search)
the Tribune's second year. Increase of price the Tribune offends the Sixth Ward fighting-men the office threatened novel preparations for defense Charles Dickens defended the editor travels visits Washington, and sketches the Senators at Mount Vernon at Niagara a hard hit at Major Noah. The Tribune, as we have t kept at the election frauds, and made a complete exposure of the guilty persons. Let us glance hastily over the rest of the volume. It was the year of Charles Dickens' visit to the United States. The Tribune ridiculed the extravagant and unsuitable honors paid to the amiable novelist, but spoke strongly in favor of international copyright, which Mr. Dickens made it his mission to advocate. When the American Notes for General Circulation appeared, the Tribune was one of the few papers that gave it a favorable notice. We have read the book, said the Tribune, very carefully, and we are forced to say, in the face of all this stormy denunciation, tha
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley, Chapter 21: editorial repartees. (search)
he Tribune—retorts vituperative—the Tribune and Dr. Potts—some prize tracts suggested—an atheists oath—a word for domestics Irish Democracy—the modern drama—hit at Dr. Hawks—dissolution of the Union Dr. Franklin's story—a picture for Polk Charles Dickens and Copyright—charge of malignant falsehood—preaching and practice Col. Webb severely hit—hostility to the Mexican war—violence incited a few sparks—the course of the Tribune—wager with the Herald. The years 1845, 1846, and 1847, were eer side, and the broken gourd, with a few drops of water still in it—emblems of her errand. We buried her, and while we were digging her grave, cannon balls flew around us like hail.— Cor. Louisville Cour. Provocation. Complaints of Charles Dickens' Advocacy of International Copyright at public dinners. Reply. We trust he will not be deterred from speaking the frank, round truth by any mistaken courtesy, diffidence, or misapprehension of public sentimen
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley, Chapter 26: three months in Europe. (search)
er witnessed the second performance at the Devonshire House, of Bulwer's play, Not so bad as we seem, for the benefit of the Literary Guild, the characters by Charles Dickens, Douglas Jerrold, and other literary notabilities. Not that he hoped much for the success of the project; but it was, at least, an attempt to mend the fortunse, the performance being indebted, he thought, for its main interest to the personal character of the actors, who played respectably for amateurs, but not well. Dickens was not at home in the leading part, as stateliness sits ill upon him; but he shone in the scene where, as a bookseller in disguise, he tempts the virtue of a poog seemed perfect, and the play was heartily enjoyed throughout. Mr. Greeley thought, that the raw material of a capital comedian was put to a better use when Charles Dickens took to authorship. It was half-past 12 when the curtain fell, and the audience repaired to a supper room, where the munificence of the Duke of Devonshire ha