ch he belonged, he was the most travelled and the most cultivated, in the ordinary sense, while Whittier was the least so; and yet they are, as we have seen, the two who—in the English-speaking world due largely to Emerson.
Be this as it may, it is certain that the hold of both Longfellow and Whittier is a thing absolutely due, first, to the elevated tone of their works, and secondly, that they right to the poet's work in the form they had learned to love.
He thought also that Bryant and Whittier hardly seemed happy in these belated revisions, and mentioned especially Bryant's Water-Fowl, fellow apparently made all these changes to satisfy his own judgment, and did not make them, as Whittier and even Browning often did, in deference to the judgment of dull or incompetent critics.
This is sowing the wind to reap the whirlwind, which will come soon.
His relations with Whittier remained always kindly and unbroken.
They dined together at the Atlantic Club and Saturday Clu
works essentially American, 258-260; interested in loal affairs, 260; dislikes English criticism of our literature, 263, 264; manner in which his poems came to him, 264,265; his alterations, 266, 267; compared with Browning, 270; relations with Whittier and Emerson, 271, 272; on Browning, 272, 273; on Tennyson, 273; his table-talk, 273-275; unpublished poems, 276; descriptions of, 278, 279; his works popular, 280; Cardinal Wiseman on, 281; resembles Turgenieff, 282; home life, 282-285; member o Dr., Robert, 161.
West Point, N. Y., 18.
Westminster Abbey, service of commemoration for Longfellow at, 248-257.
Weston, Miss Anne W., 167.
Weston Mss., cited, 167 note.
White Mountains, 51, 132.
Whitman, Walt, 6, 10, 276.
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1, 6, 68, 134, 168, 258, 265, 267, 285, 294; thanks Longfellow for his antislavery poems, 167; his literary position, 259; relations with Longfellow, 271.
Wijk, Mr., 101-103.
Wijk, Mrs., 102, 103.
Wilcox, Carlos, 145.