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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 32 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 22 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge 8 0 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Margaret Fuller Ossoli 6 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 2, 1863., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House 4 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Chapter 1: old Cambridge (search)
ting to market-men and other base creatures. If the Cambridge men were not great wits, they were not to madness near allied in this respect, nor did they drive creditors to madness. Longfellow regards with amused interest the discovery that N. P. Willis, in 1840, had earned by his pen annually ten thousand dollars, while Longfellow himself says, I wish I had made ten hundred; but it did not inspire him with the wish to do Willis's work of gossip, only with a desire to keep his own method. LoWillis's work of gossip, only with a desire to keep his own method. Lowell was never rich, nor was Holmes, but they lived within their means. Even Longfellow's salary in 1834 was but fifteen hundred dollars, although in later life his income became ample. There was nothing pharisaical in this moderation, nor did either of these poets deal harshly with persons of the Harold Skimpole race who hovered around them, as about all those who have incurred the imputation of success in their trade, whatever it be. Any lack of interest pertaining to the names of Cambridge
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Chapter 5: Lowell (search)
r, Henry T. Tuckerman, when I asked him how it was that Lowell gained applause so easily, while so many had to wait for it. The explanation is very easy, said Tuckerman, Lowell had an admirer. This admirer was Briggs, whose preservation in the amber of the Fable for critics has not sufficed to keep his memory green, and who undoubtedly left no opportunity unused to celebrate Lowell's youthful genius. Lowell's personal popularity at this time, though great, was not universal. He was, as Willis said, the best-launched poet of his time, but this early success was not altogether beneficial. He was secretly over-sensitive, pensive, given to anxiety and despair, all of which is plainly visible in his letters; and yet he was sometimes charged with arrogance, or at least with being self-absorbed and monopolizing. As Sir Lucius O'Trigger says, there was an air of success about him that was mighty provoking. The influence of his wife scarcely tempered this, for she saw always his nobler
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Index (search)
. Tuckerman, H. T., 172. Tudor, William, 44. Tufts, Henry, 30. Underwood, F. H., 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 87. Vane, Harry, 19. Vassall family, 22, 79, 148. Vassall, Mrs., John, 151. Vassall, Col., Henry, 150. Vassall, Col., John, 150, 151. Vassall, Mrs., Penelope, 150, 151. Voltaire, F. M. A. de, 124. Walker, S. C., 113. Ware family, 15. Ware, Rev., Henry, 157. Ware, John, 157. Ware, William, 50. Washington, George, 56. Wasson, Rev. D. A., 104. Weiss, Rev., John, 104. Welde, Rev., Thomas, 7. Wells, William, 150. Wendell, Miss, Sally, 75. Wheeler, C. S., 140. Whipple, E. P., 35. Whittier, J. G., 67, 70, 107, 136. Wigglesworth, Rev., Edward, 8. Wild, Jonathan, 165. Wilkinson, Prof. W. C., 189. Willis, N. P., 33, 173. Wilson, Rev., John, 19. Winthrop, Hannah, 19. Winthrop, Gov., John, 3, 4, 19. Winthrop, Prof., John, 13. Woodberry, Prof. G. E., 70. Worcester, Dr. J. E., 51. Young, Edward, (Latin translaion of Night thoughts ), 12. Zola, Emile, 95.