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George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 190 0 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 118 6 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 85 5 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 68 4 Browse Search
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 56 2 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905 50 4 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 42 2 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 38 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. 30 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 30 0 Browse Search
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is no common denominator for emigrants of such varied pattern as Smith and Sandys of Virginia, Morton of Merrymount, John Winthrop, Sir Christopher Gardiner and Anne Hutchinson of Boston, and Roger Williams of Providence. They seem as miscellaneou Pilgrims of Plymouth, about whom she was writing. But the far more important Puritan emigration to Massachusetts under Winthrop aimed not so much at freedom as at the establishment of a theocracy according to the Scriptures. These men straightway canty. They grew watchful of the strange soil, of the new skies, of the unknown climate. Even upon the voyage over, John Winthrop thought that the declination of the pole star was much, even to the view, beneath that it is in England, and that thethemselves an outpost of Europe, a forlorn hope of the Protestant Reformation. We shall be as a city upon a hill, said Winthrop. The eyes of all people are upon us. Their creed was Calvinism, then in its third generation of dominion and a Europea
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters, Chapter 2: the first colonial literature (search)
Puritan colony of Massachusetts Bay, with John Winthrop as governor. Bradford and Winthrop haveWinthrop have left journals which are more than chronicles of adventure. They record the growth and government of a commonwealth. Both Bradford and Winthrop were natural leaders of men, grave, dignified, solid, rit that bred confidence. Each was learned. Winthrop, a lawyer and man of property, had a higher srrow sense of that word, neither Bradford nor Winthrop seems to have thought of literary effect. Yenglish biographical writing of that century. Winthrop is perhaps more varied in tone, as he is in mt is to be feared that Lincoln never saw Governor Winthrop's book, though his own ancestor, Samuel Lincoln of Hinglam, lived under Winthrop's jurisdiction. The theory of government held by the domHooker, such men were aristocrats, holding John Winthrop's opinion that Democracy is, among most ci the sentence of admonition against her, says Winthrop, with much zeal and detestation of her errors[2 more...]
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters, Chapter 3: the third and fourth generation (search)
ated the Stamp Act were, with a few striking exceptions, men trained in Latin and Greek, familiar with the great outlines of human history, accustomed to the discipline of academic disputation. They knew the ideas and the vocabulary of cultivated Europe and were conscious of no provincial inferiority. In the study of the physical sciences, likewise, the colonials were but little behind the mother country. The Royal Society had its distinguished members here. The Mathers, the Dudleys, John Winthrop of Connecticut, John Bartram, James Logan, James Godfrey, Cadwallader Colden, and above all, Franklin himself, were winning the respect of European students, and were teaching Americans to use their eyes and their minds not merely upon the records of the past but in searching out the inexhaustible meanings of the present. There is no more fascinating story than that of the beginnings of American science in and outside of the colleges, and this movement, like the influence of journalism
ited by Trent, Erskine, Sherman, and Van Doren. The best collection of American prose and verse is E. C. Stedman and E. M. Hutchinson's Library of American literature, 11 volumes (1888-1890). For verse alone, see E. C. Stedman, An American Anthology (1900), and W. C. Bronson, American poems, 1625-1892 (1912). For criticism of leading authors, note W. C. Brownell, American prose masters (1909), and Stedman, Poets of America (1885). Chapters 1-3. Note W. Bradford, Journal (1898), J. Winthrop, Journal (1825, 1826), also Life and letters by R. C. Winthrop, 2 volumes (1863), G. L. Walker, Thomas Hooker (1891), 0. S. Straus, Roger Williams (1894), Cotton Mather, Diary, 2 volumes (1911, 1912), also his Life by Barrett Wendell (1891), Samuel Sewall, Diary, 3 volumes (1878). For Jonathan Edwards, see Works, 4 volumes (1852), his Life by A. V. G. Allen (1889), Selected sermons edited by H. N. Gardiner (1904). The most recent edition of Franklin's Works is edited by A. H. Smyth, 10 vo
Week on the Concord and Merrimac rivers, a, Thoreau 131 Wendell, Barrett, 6 West, The, in American literature, 237 et seq. Westchester farmer, the, Seabury 76 When Lilacs last in the Dooryard Bloomed, Whitman 201 When the Frost is on the Punkin, Riley 248 Whitaker, Alexander, 26-27, 38 Whitman, Walt, in 1826, 90; in New York, 108; life and writings, 196-205; died (1892), 255; typically American, 265; argues for American books, 266 Whittier, J. G., in 1826, 90; attitude towards Transcendentalism, 143; life and writings 157-64; died (1892), 255 William and Mary College, 62 William Wilson, Poe 194 Williams, Roger, 2, 16,19, 2-34, 38, 40-41 Willis, N. P., 107 Winthrop, John, 17, 18, 28-29 Wirt, William, 245 Wister, Owen, 243 Woodberry, George, 257 Woodworth. Samuel, 107 Woolman, John, 69 Wonder-book, the, Hawthorne 145, 147 Wreck of the Hesprus, the, Longfellow 155 Wister, Owen, 243 Yale University, 62 Years of my youth, Howells 250