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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 12: voices of the night (search)
d a full supply of its own extravagances; and it is clear that between these two rhetorical extremes there was needed a voice for simplicity. Undoubtedly Bryant had an influence in the same direction of simplicity. But Bryant seemed at first curiously indifferent to Longfellow. Voices of the Night was published in 1839, and there appeared two years after, in 1841, a volume entitled Selections from the American Poets, edited by Bryant, in which he gave eleven pages each to Percival and Carlos Wilcox, nine to Pierpont, eight to himself, and only four to Longfellow. It is impossible to interpret this proportion as showing that admiration which Bryant seems to have attributed to himself five years later when he wrote to him of the illustrated edition of his poems, They appear to be more beautiful than on former readings, much as I then admired them. The exquisite music of your verse dwells more than ever on my ear. Life, II. 31. Their personal relation remained always cordial, but
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Index (search)
f., Barrett, 142; his Literary History of America, cited, 142 note. Wesselhoeft, 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. Wilde, Oscar, 292. Wilkins, Mary, 198. Willis, Nathaniel P., 8, 19, 89, 90, 247. Windsor Castle, 221. Winter, William, on Longfellow's unpublished poems, 276. Winthrop, R. C., 222. Wiseman, Cardinal, on Longfellow, 281. Worcester, Joseph E., 121. Worcester, Noah, 63, 64. Worcester, Mass., 118 note. Wordsworth, William, 7-10, 80, 266. York Cathedral, 224. Yorkshire County, Eng., 11. Zedlitz, Joseph C., 161.