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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 1: travellers and observers, 1763-1846 (search)
eaty of Ghent in 1814, a literary war between Great Britain and America burst into flame. It had long been smouldering. In the Travels of the Rev. Andrew Burnaby, of the Church of England, there was little to offend the jealous or sensitive American. This genial clergyman went through the Middle settlements, beginning with Virginia, in 1759 and 1760. His slender volume, published in 1775, had reached a third edition by 1798, being revised and enlarged, and was still valued in 1812 when Pinkerton chose it for his collection of travels in all parts of the world. Burnaby's affection for the colonies is only second to his love of England-He balances the advantages and disadvantages of North and South, and of Philadelphia, New York, and Boston. At Prince-town he finds a handsome school and college for the education of dissenters, erected upon the plan of those in Scotland, with about twenty boys in the grammar-school, and sixty in the college. There are only two professors, besides
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index. (search)
Peters, Hugh, 4, 45 Peters, Rev., Richard, 82 n. Phelps, H. S., 231 n. Phelps, Samuel, 223 Philadelphia as it Is, 229 Philadelphiad, 175 Philadelphiensis, 175 Philenia, 178 Philosophic solitude, or the choice of a rural life, 162 Philothea, 320 Physiocrats, 107 Piazza tales, the, 323 Picture of New York, 237 Pictures of Columbus, 181 Pierre, 323 Pierrepont, Sarah, 58 Pietas et Gratulatio, etc., 168 Pike, Albert, 319 Pilot, the, 297, 300 Pinkerton, John, 205 Pioneer, consisting of essays, literary, moral and theological, the, 234 n. Pioneers, the, 208, 293, 296, 297, 298, 299 Pirate, the, 297 Pizarro, 287 Placide, Henry, 221, 227 Plain man's Path-way to Heaven, The, 116 Plan of a proposed union between great Britain and the colonies, 138 Planting of the Apple Tree, the, 271 Plato, 193, 352, 360 Players of a century, 231 n. Pleasures of the imagination, 165 Plotinus, 266, 360 Plutarch, 93 Pocaho