that his lifetime was short.
There is no one whom Lowell hits off better in the Fable for critics:--Here comthdrawal from the world.
Both he in his memoir and Lowell in his well-known criticism, have brought the eccenalkers when launched upon their favorite themes.
Lowell accepts throughout the popular misconception — and au's whole attitude has been needlessly distorted.
Lowell says that his shanty-life was mere impossibility, sunder bottom.
But what a man of straw is this that Lowell is constructing!
What is this shanty-life?
A younted, so unpardonable?
Let us not do injustice to Lowell, who closes his paper on Thoreau with a generous tr Ricketson, it seems, I have too much respect for Mr. Lowell's powers of discrimination to account at all for 's nature is wholly inadequate to take in Thoreau.
Lowell thought Thoreau was posing for effect.
I am satisfributing this gift to Emerson, Longfellow, Holmes, Lowell, and Whittier, the critics were quite wrong in deny