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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 6 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 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.) 4 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 4 0 Browse Search
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.) 4 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 4 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 8 2 0 Browse Search
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 2 0 Browse Search
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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 10: Thoreau (search)
nce of war and the poetry of faith. Even the natural courtesy of the habitants seems to him mere servility. For the American of Thoreau's generation, history began with the musketry of the embattled farmers at Concord bridge. Before that day, there was only a dark welter of wicked kings and mad tories. These limitations prevented him from realizing, as Parkman did, the epic struggle which ended on the Plains of Abraham. He indeed transcribes the inscription on the monument to Wolfe and Montcalm, but the splendour and pathos of their fate leave him unmoved. Still, this rigid and narrow provincialism gives salt to his books and explains his revolt against convention. It was his Americanism which drove Thoreau to realize himself in his own way. In 1854, Thoreau published the book by which he will always be best known, Walden, or life in the woods. It is by far the deepest, richest, and most closely jointed of his books. It shows Thoreau at his best, and contains ail that he
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)
Richards, 106 Mirror (N. Y.), 151, 152, 164, 187 Miss Lucinda, 373 Miss Tempy's Watchers, 383 Mr. Dooley, 151 Mr. Higginbotham's Catastrophe, 23 Mr. Hosea Biglow to the Editor of The Atlantic monthly, 287 Mr. Rabbit at Home, 350 Mitchell, D. G., 167 Mitchell, S. Weir, 242, 282, 285 Modern English grammar, 365 Mogg Megone, 46 Moliere, 234 Moll Flanders, 396 Moll Pitcher, 345 Monroe, James, 119 Monsieur Motte, 390 Montaigne, 229, 234, 236, 258 Montcalm, 11 Montesquieu, 126 Monthly Anthology, the, 162, 162 n., 163 Monthly magazine and American review, the, 161 Moore, Clement C., 408 Moore, Frank, 298, 299 Moore, Thomas, 57, 66, 230 Moral uses of dark things, 213 More, Hannah, 367, 397, 399 Morgan, Gen. J. H., 306 Morituri Salutamus, 40 Morris, George P., 152 Morris, Wm., 245, 254 Morse, Jedidiah, 115 Morse, S. F. B., 174 Mortal Antipathy, a, 228, 233 Morton's hope, 134, 145 Moses Adams. See Bagby,