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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.), Chapter 13: Whittier (search)
usands of its sort that dotted the New England country-side, rearing in the old Puritan tradition a sturdy pioneer stock that was to blossom later in the fine flower of political and ethical passion, of statesmanship and oratory and letters. Though Whittier's family tree was originally Puritan, a Quaker scion was grafted upon it in the second American generation, when Joseph Whittier, the youngest son of the pioneer, married Mary Peaslee, whose father had been an associate and disciple of George Fox. The descendants in this line remained faithful to the doctrines of the Society of Friends, and the poet, although he persisted in the characteristic and quaint (although ungrammatical) use of the second person singular pronoun in address, found the principle of non-resistance something of a strain in the days when his fondest hopes were bound up in the holy cause for which his friends were bearing arms and laying down their lives upon the battle-field. The levelled gun, the battle bran
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.), Index (search)
feits, 244 Forget-Me-Not, The, 174 Fortunes of a country boy, 262 n. Foster, Rev. Mr., 206 Foster, Stephen Collins, 351, 353 Fourier, 188 Fourier Association, 192 Fourteen to one, 388 Fox, Charles James, 93, 95, 96 Fox, George, 14, 42 France, Anatole, 237 Francis, John M., 184 Franconia books, 400 Franklin, Benjamin, 148, 214, 215, 241 Franklin Evans, 262 Fredericksburg, 281 Freedom and War, 216 Freedom Wheeler's controversy with Providence, 373 , 143, 144, 319 Sun (N. Y.), 186, 187, 357 n. Sunday, 5 Sunrise, 343 Supernaturalism of New England, the, 52 Susan Coolidge. See Woolsey, Sarah Sut Lovengood. See Harris, G. W. Surrender at Appomattox, the, 279, 285 Swamp Fox, the, 306 Swift, 5, 102, 203 Swinburne, 51, 245, 271, 271 n. Sword of Robert Lee, the, 291, 309 Symonds, J. A., 27, 263 n. Symphony, the, 337, 343, 345 System of doctrines contained in divine revelation explained and defended, 199