More important to the young poet, however, was his connection with a new semi-monthly periodical called the United States Literary Gazette.
This was published in Boston and New York simultaneously, having been founded by the late Theophil young man sent him such fine poetry from Bowdoin College.
A modest volume of Miscellaneous Poems, selected from the United States literary Gazette, appeared in 1826,—the year after Longfellow left college,—and it furnished by far the best exhibitLongfellow's Italian Scenery and Bryant's To a Cloud; Longfellow's Lunatic Girl and Bryant's The Murdered Traveller.
United States Literary Gazette, i. 237, 267, 286. How the older poet was impressed by the work of the younger we cannot tell, but if this little sepulchre, the works of good and great men of ancient days are gradually mouldering away to dust again. United States literary Gazette, i. 348.
In view of this essentially artificial and even boyish style, it is not strange that on
, 68 and note.
Bacon, Lord, 164.
Baltic Sea, 132.
Balzac, Honore de, 177.
Bancroft, George, 71, 112; his History of the United States, mentioned, 143.
Bandmann, 241, 242.
Barbauld, Mrs., Anna Letitia, 62, 63.
Barlow, Joel, 23.
Barnard, Mr., 91.
Bartlett, Elizabeth. See Wadsworth, Eli, 6.
Furness, Rev. W. H., 192.
Furness Abbey, 219.
Garrison, William L., 285; his Liberator, mentioned, 163,166; his Memoirs, cited, 167 note.
Gazette, United States Literary, the, 23-26, 29 note, 41; Longfellow contributes to, 27.
Georgia (State), 143.
Germany, 8, 50-52, 65, 71, 98, 125, 142, 156, 170, 199.
Turgenieff, Ivan S., resembled Longfellow in looks, 282.
Tyrol, the, 113.
Uhland, Johann L., 161, 219; his Das Gluck von Edenhall, mentioned, 149.
United States, 116, 240, 250, 251, 255; Sumner elected to Senate of, 186.
University Hall, Cambridge, 176.
Upsala, University of, 97.
Van Winkle, C. S., 69.