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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 188 0 Browse Search
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Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 60 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 32 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 32 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 30 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. 24 0 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 20 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 18 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 16 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 1: Longfellow as a classic (search)
iving or dead, from whom so many of us could have quoted? Not one. Not even Shakespeare, or Victor Hugo, or Homer. N. Y. Independent, October 22, 1896. One has merely to glance at any detailed catalogue of the translations from Longfellow's works—as for instance that given in the appendix to this volume—to measure the vast extent of his fame. The list includes thirty-five versions of whole books or detached poems in German, twelve in Italian, nine each in French and Dutch, seven in Swedish, six in Danish, five in Polish, three in Portuguese, two each in Spanish, Russian, Hungarian, and Bohemian, with single translations in Latin, Hebrew, Chinese, Sanskrit, Marathi, and Judea-German—yielding one hundred versions altogether, extending into eighteen languages, apart from the original English. There is no evidence that any other English-speaking poet of the last century has been so widely appreciated. Especially is this relative superiority noticeable in that wonderful litera<
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 8: appointment at Harvard and second visit to Europe (search)
two young ladies, her friends. His first aim was Sweden, but he spent a few weeks in London, where he met, ner table was by far the prettiest we have seen in Sweden. . . . The dessert plates were very beautiful, whitmense vase is cut from a single block of porphyry. Sweden is very celebrated for its fine porphyry. The lowet visit. They met there Baron Stackelberg, who was Swedish minister in America fourteen years. He returned butike to go sooner if we could. I am disappointed in Sweden. The climate is too cold and unpleasant. I want aell you how delighted we all are that we are out of Sweden. Henry scolds not a little that a summer in Europenner was much more American than any we had seen in Sweden. In the centre of the table was a high glass dish Mr. Wijk's. A long & tedious ride, one & a quarter Swedish mile from town. We arrived there at one, found Mr.ter situation, than when here before, & coming from Sweden any place would be quite delightful. Indeed it see
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 11: Hyperion and the reaction from it (search)
rth American Review (July, 1837) another paper which was prophetic with regard to prose style, as was the Hawthorne essay in respect to thought. It was a review of Tegner's Frithiof's Saga which showed a power of description, brought to bear on Swedish life and scenery, which he really never quite attained in Hyperion, because it was there sometimes vitiated by a slightly false note. A portion of it was used afterwards as a preface to his second volume of poems (Ballads and Other Poems), a puality in a descriptive passage opening thus; and I can myself testify that it stamped itself on the memories of young readers almost as vividly as the ballads which followed:— There is something patriarchal still lingering about rural life in Sweden, which renders it a fit theme for song. Almost primeval simplicity reigns over that northern land,—almost primeval solitude and stillness. You pass out from the gate of the city, and, as if by magic, the scene changes to a wild, woodland landsc
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 16: literary life in Cambridge (search)
orward when the music has ceased and the time is marked only by the tap of the drum. It includes, in all, only ten languages, the Celtic and Slavonic being excluded, as well as the Turkish and Romaic, a thing which would now seem strange. But the editor's frank explanation of the fact, where he says with these I am not acquainted, disarms criticism. This explanation implies that he was personally acquainted with the six Gothic languages of Northern Europe—Anglo-Saxon, Icelandish, Danish, Swedish, German, and Dutch—and the four Latin languages of the South of Europe— French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese. The mere work of compiling so large a volume in double columns of these ten languages was something formidable, and he had reason to be grateful to his friend Professor Felton, who, being a German student, as well as a Greek scholar, compiled for him all the biographical notes in the book. It is needless to say that the selection is as good as the case permitted or as the pla<
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Appendix III: translations of Mr. Longfellows works (search)
m: 1884. [Mr. Longfellow speaks in a letter, dated September 26, 1881, of having received from Holland translations in Dutch of Outre-Mer, Kavanagh and Hyperion; but I have found no other trace of such a translation of Hyperion. J. W. H.] Swedish Hyperion. Pa Svenska, af J. W. Gronlund. 1853. Evangeline: en saga om karlek i Acadien. Pa Svenska, af Alb. Lysander. 1854. The Same. Öfversatt af Hjalmar Edgren. Goteborg: 1875. The Same. Öfversatt af Philip Svenson. Chicago: 187crit. By Elihu Burritt and his pupils. Ms. Judas Maccaboeus, a prose translation in Judea-German. Odessa, 1882. [The above list does not include reprints of Longfellow in the English language published in foreign countries; as, for instance, Evangeline published in Sweden in the Little English Library; Poems and fragments selected by Urda, published at Amsterdam, Holland, and various editions of Hyperion and other works in German editions, as mentioned in the introduction to this book
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Index (search)
ctator, the London, 69. Stackelberg, Baron, 95. Stael, Madame de, 121. Stephenson, Samuel, 14. Stettin, 98. Stockoe, Mr., 95. Stockoe, Mrs., 95. Stockholm, 90, 92, 96, 97, 102, 103, 108. Storer, Robert, 101. Story, Judge, Joseph, 11, 86. Strasburg, 8. Strasburg Cathedral, 238. Sudbury, Mass., 214, 215. Sumner, Charles, 57, 80, 146, 147, 162, 164, 173, 206, 216, 271, 272, 284, 289, 292, 294; elected to U. S. Senate, 186; on Evangeline, 195; struck down in Senate, 240. Sweden, 87, 94, 101, 105,135; Longfellow's opinion of, 97. Swinburne, A. C., 6, 216, 218. Switzerland, 8, 113, 171, 223, 263. Symons, Capt., 92. Talleyrand, Prince, 118. Tasso, Torquato, 54. Taylor, Bayard, 143, 209. Taylor, Miss, Emily, 62. Taylor, Thomas, 131. Tecumseh, 77. Tegner, Esaias, 196; Longfellow's review of his Frithiof's Saga, 134. Tennyson, Alfred, 3, 6,9, 139, 216-218, 270; his remark about short poems, 268; his Life, quoted, 268; description of, 282. Thacher, M