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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 34 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 28 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.) 16 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 14 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 16, 1862., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 6 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 6 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 6 0 Browse Search
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition 4 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in 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.). You can also browse the collection for Granada (Spain) or search for Granada (Spain) in all documents.

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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 6: Franklin (search)
y of peace between England and the United States. This last great task was completed in r785. In midsummer of that year he said a regretful farewell to his affectionate French friends, received the king's portrait set in four hundred diamonds, and in one of the royal litters was carried down to his point of embarkation at Havre de Grace. Franklin arrived in Philadelphia in September, 1785, resolved to set his house in order. He was soon made aware that, like the hero in The Conquest of Granada, he had not leisure yet to die. He was overwhelmed with congratulations; or, as he put it with characteristic modesty of phrase in a letter to his English friend Mrs. Hewson: I had the happiness of finding my family well, and of being very kindly received by my Country folk. In the month after his arrival he was elected President of the State of Pennsylvania; and the honour was thrust upon him again in 1786 and in 1787. In a letter of 14 November, 1785, he says: I had not firmness en
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 4: Irving (search)
Bracebridge Hall. tales of a traveller. life of Columbus. the Conquest of Granada. legends of the Alhambra. life of Mahomet. life of Washington Washingtonated with the examination of the Spanish chronicles. He made long sojourns in Granada, living for a great part of the time within the precincts of the Alhambra, and He occupied himself collecting material for the completion of The Conquest of Granada, published in 1829, and for the Legends of the Alhambra, published in 1832. pathetic support given to the project by Queen Isabella. In the Conquest of Granada, the narrative is given in a humorous form, but it represents the result of veympathies are enlisted for the pathetic career of Boabdil, the last monarch of Granada. Granada was Irving's favourite production, and he found himself frankly disaGranada was Irving's favourite production, and he found himself frankly disappointed that (possibly on the ground of the humorous form given to the narrative) the book failed to secure full acceptance as history and was not considered by the
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)
n ode, 270 Commonplace Book, 57 Common sense, 120, 141 Common sense in Dishabille, 236 Companions of Columbus, 249 Compensation, 336, 352 Complaint of a Forsaken Indian woman, the, 213 Condorcet, 91 Conduct of life, 359 Confessions (Rousseau), 199 Confidence man, the, 323 Conflagration, the, 160 Congress Canvassed, the, 136 Congreve, 116 Conner, Charlotte Barnes, 223, 224, 225 Conquest of Canaan, the, 165-166 Conquest of Canada, the, 217 Conquest of Granada, the, 101, 249, 257 Conrad, Robert T., 222, 224 Considerations on behalf of the colonies, etc., 129 Considerations on the nature and the extent of the legislative authority of the British Parliament, 135 Considerations on the propriety of imposing taxes in the British colonies, etc., 130 Contemplations, 155 Contrast, the, 218, 219, 220, 227, 229, 232 Contrat social, 102, 119 Cook, Captain, 186 Cool thoughts on the present situation, etc., 98 Coombe, Thomas, 163