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General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 18 0 Browse Search
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.) 14 0 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 10 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 9 1 Browse Search
John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 7 1 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 6 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 5 1 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
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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)
ime, and certainly not many American hands could have been busy translating Aeschylus, Pindar, and Anacreon in the hurried forties and fifties of the nineteenth century. This large and solid academic basis for Thoreau's culture is not generally observed. His devotion to the Greeks rings truer than his various utterances on Indian literature and philosophy. Besides, he was well seen in the English classics from Chaucer downwards. A few pages of A Week yield quotations from Emerson, Ovid, Quarles, Channing, Relations des Jesuits, Gower, Lydgate, Virgil, Tennyson, Percy's Reliques, Byron, Milton, Shakespeare, Spenser, Simonides. As Lowell remarks, His literature was extensive and recondite. The truth is, Thoreau was a man of letters, whose great ambition was to study and to write books. During and after his college career, Thoreau taught school, like the hero of Elsie Venner. He is quite frank about this episode. As I did not teach for the good of my fellow-men, but simply for
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)
w, the, 208 Princeton Theological Seminary, 208 Proceedings of the Cambridge historical Society, 77 n. Professor at the Breakfast-Table, The, 228, 234 Prometheus (Lowell), 250 Prometheus Vinctus, 2 Prophetic pictures, the, 24 Proud, Robert, 106 Providence Gazette, the, 178 Psalm of life, the, 35 Psalm of the West, the, 338 Puck, 386 Punch, 158 Putnam's monthly, 247, 371, 372, 373 Pyle, Howard, 408 Q. C. Philander Doesticks, P. B. See Thompson, Mortimer Quarles, 3 Queechy, 398 Queen's twin, the, 383 Quincy, Edmund, 192 Quincy, Josiah, 89, 90 Rabelais Club, 229 Raleigh, 124 Rambler, 367 Ramona, 383 Ramsay, Dr., David, 104, 105, 106 Randall, James Ryder, 291, 295-296, 298, 300, 30, 302, 303, 304, 305, 307, 311 Randolph, John 71, 85-86, 87 Ranke, Leopold, 130, 139 Rappaccini's daughter, 24 Raven, the, 59, 65, 66, 67 Raven and other poems, the, 59 Raymond, Henry J., 189, 192, 193-195 Raynal, Abbe, 201 n. Re