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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.) 177 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 102 0 Browse Search
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 83 1 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.) 68 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge 60 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 60 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 56 0 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 38 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, John Greenleaf Whittier 32 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 27 1 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 9: Poetry and Eloquence. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller). You can also browse the collection for James Russell Lowell or search for James Russell Lowell in all documents.

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d valor that gave undying fame to those heights of sacrifice. Nothing in verse so grandly simple as Lincoln's address has been produced, but Will Thompson's The high Tide at Gettysburg is an inspiring description of Pickett's charge, James Russell Lowell in 1863 The poet who recited his ode at the Harvard Commemoration looked thus on that memorable occasion. He was born in 1819 at Cambridge, Massachusetts, of a long line of eminent New Englanders. In Harvard he was poet of his class. ymbolic way, but Whitman spoke in a poignant, personal way in O Captain, my Captain, which, partly on that account and partly because of its more conventional poetic form, has become much more popular. Loftier in its flight is the ode recited by Lowell at the Harvard commemoration for her sons slain in battle. The idealism of the poet there attained its most inspired utterance, and in particular the section on Lincoln has been taken up by the whole Nation as the highest and truest characteriza
ement thus far in American literature. James Russell Lowell, who had already made his name in lette and the whole thing came out with a rush. Mrs. Lowell said that he began it at ten o'clock. At foescribed by Horace Scudder in his biography of Lowell, from which the above quotation is also taken:mposition and of recitation was still upon him Lowell suddenly conceived this splendid illustration cy the whole force of the ode behind it, as if Lowell needed the fire he had fanned to a white heat,ng which filled the nation the next year while Lowell was reading his ode in Harvard University. Asox. Then they could return with those of whom Lowell sang: America ‘sends all her handmaid armies bch had earned the right to feel the lofty mood Lowell expressed in his Ode. Each could feel the ‘tumn feel the ‘march of conscious power’ of which Lowell speaks. And the women with the flaring crinolk, and waits the morn Of nobler day, enthroned between her subject seas.’ James Russell Lowell.[1 mor