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James Russell Lowell, Among my books 18 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Margaret Fuller Ossoli 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays 4 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.) 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 4 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 2 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 7. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 2 0 Browse Search
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James Russell Lowell, Among my books, Spenser (search)
urned his castle, from which he with his wife and children barely escaped. Ben Jonson told Drummond that one child perished in the flames. But he was speaking aftirgil in Latin, nor Sannazzaro in Italian did affect it. (Defence of Poesy.) Ben Jonson, on the other hand, said that Guarini kept not decorum in making shepherds spnto a lyrical movement. See also the pretty song in the eclogue for August. Ben Jonson, too, evidently caught some cadences from Spenser for his lyrics. I need harf the long-breathed periods of Milton. Drummond of Hawthornden tells us, he [Ben Jonson] hath by heart some verses of Spenser's Calendar, about wine, between Coline and as severe a one as any is in Mother Hubberd's Tale, published in 1591. Ben Jonson told Drummond that in that paper Sir W. Raleigh had of the allegories of his herd, who, for fell despite Of that displeasure, broke his bagpipe quite. Ben Jonson said that he had consumed a whole night looking to his great toe, about which
James Russell Lowell, Among my books, Milton. (search)
English slovenliness in the pronunciation of double consonants? It was this which led to such forms as conscience sake and on justice side, and which beguiled Ben Jonson and Dryden into thinking, the one that noise and the other that corps was a plural. Mr. Masson might have cited a good example of this from Drummond, whom (aasson's notes on the language are his weakest. He is careful to tell us, for example, that there are instances of the use of shine as a substantive in Spenser, Ben Jonson, and other poets. It is but another way of spelling sheen, and if Mr. Masson never heard a shoeblack in the street say, Shall I give you a shine, sir? his expvention of a barbarous age to set off wretched matter and lame metre. If the structure of his mind be undramatic, why, then, the English drama is naught, learned Jonson, sweetest Shakespeare, and the rest notwithstanding, and he will compose a tragedy on a Greek model with the blinded Samson for its hero, and he will compose it p