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James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen, Alice and Phebe Cary. (search)
this Boston edition. Her first novel-Hagar; a story of to-day --was written for and appeared in The Cincinnati Commercial, appearing in a book form in 1852. Married, not mated, followed in 1856, and The Bishop's son, her last, was issued by Carleton, in 1867. Each of these have had a good reception, alike from critics and readers; though their pecuniary success has, perhaps, been less decided than that of her poems and shorter sketches. Of her Pictures of country life, brought out by Derby & Jackson in 1859, The literary Gazette (London), which is not accustomed to flatter American authors, said:-- Every tale in this book might be selected as evidence of some new beauty or unhackneyed grace. There is nothing feeble, nothing vulgar, and, above all, nothing unnatural or melodramatic. To the analytical subtlety and marvellous naturalness of the French school of romance she has added the purity and idealization of the home affections and home life belonging to the English; gi