y — whole sets of old English reviews and magazines in wornout bindings, and hardly a book that had been bought for a dozen years, so that the few new works by Longfellow and Dickens which I carried down were received as they might have been on a desolate island.
Indeed, it seemed like an island race living there, with a sweet arsality, whatever that may mean; and finally, he tried to make it appear that Hawthorne had borrowed from himself.
He returned again and again to the attack on Longfellow as a willful plagiarist, denouncing the trivial resemblance between his Midnight Mass for the dying year and Tennyson's Death of the old year, as belonging to the most barbarous class of literary piracy.
To make this attack was, as he boasted, to throttle the guilty; and while dealing thus ferociously with Longfellow, thus condescendingly with Hawthorne, he was claiming a foremost rank among American authors for obscurities now forgotten, such as Mrs. Amelia B. Welby and Estelle Anne Le
Beautiful story, Buel's, 262.
Beleaguered City, Longfellow's, 142.
Bells, Poe's, 211.
Bells and Pomegranates,tianus per Ignem, Mather's, 17.
Christus: a Miystery, Longfellow's, 144.
Clara Howard, Brown's, 70.
Clarissa Harlowton Boll, Timrod's, 205.
Courtship of miles Standish, Longfellow's, 142, 144.
Crayon M31scellanies, Irving's, 87.
Eutaw, Battle of, Freneau's, 37.
Evangeline, Longfellow's, 142, 143.
Evelyn, John, 28.
Everett, Edward, 72, 124, 148, 151.
Godwin, William, 67, 72.
Golden legend, Longfellow's, 144.
Goodrich, Samuel G., 190. Griswold, Rufus W.,
Hazlitt, William, 251.
Henry, Patrick, 43.
Hiawatha, Longfellow's, 142, 144, 264.
Higginson, Stephen, 49.
Higginson,mns of the marshes, Lanier's, 225.
Hymn to the night, Longfellow's, 142.
Hyperion, Keats's, 225.
HIyperion, LongfelLongfellow's, 140, 141.
I fill this Cup, Pinkney's, 216.
In a summer evening, Harriet Prescott Spofford's, 264.