hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
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
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 4 results in 2 document sections:

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.), Book III (continued) (search)
orrespondence, this man, of whose friendliness ten thousand authentic instances testify, seems none the less to have lived and died solitary. The one mitigating experience appears in his early friendship for Joshua F. Speed. Cordial, trustful, sympathetic he was with many friends. The group of letters written to Speed in 1842 are in a vein that sets them apart. Both men had suffered through their emotions, and each in an analytical, self-torturing way. Upon Lincoln the sudden death of Ann Rutledge, with whom he thought himself in love at twenty-three, is supposed to have had, for the time at least, a deeply saddening effect. A second love affair was lukewarm and ended happily in divergence. The serious matter, his engagement to Miss Mary Todd, led to such acute questioning of himself, such painful analysis of his feeling, such doubt of his ability to make her happy, that the engagement was broken off. Within a month he had written: I am now the most miserable man living. If what
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.), Index (search)
us, Otto, 580 Rural studies, with hints for country places, 111 Rush, Benjamin, 179, 402, 447 n. Rush, James, 233 Ruskin, 117, 456, 488, 489, 490, 491 Russell, A., 438 Russell, Bertrand, 248, 249 Russell, Charles M., 161 Russell, Lord, John, 454 Russell, Osborne, 134 Russell's Magazine, 551 n. Russian Christianity versus American Judaism, 122 Russian journey, a, 164 Russian life and Society as seen in 1866–;67, 164 Russian Rambles, 164 Rutgers, 392 Rutledge, Ann, 371 Ryley, Madeline L., 280 Sachsen-Weimar, Bernhard von, 578 Sacontala, 446 Sacred Fount, the, 98, 106 Sage, Bernard J., 351 St. Augustine, 231 Saint-Ceran, Tullius, 596 Saint-Denis, 593 Saint Francis, 148 Saint-Gaudens, 48 St. John's College, 479 St. Lawrence University, 207 Saint Louis, 277 Salieri, 450 Salisbury, E. E., 462, 467, 477 Salisbury, Marquis of, 454 Sallust, 445, 463 Salmagundi, 110, 114 Salon in America, the, 121 Sa