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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 289 3 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 50 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 28 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 24 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 22 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson 14 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 10 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.) 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 8 0 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 6 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book, XII (search)
came, he yet could not utter a word of their language, till at last he thought of a mode of greeting. Stretching forth his hands reverently, he cried, Mohammed! Joy flashed over their dark faces, and assuming a reverent posture, they answered, Bonaparte!It matters not whether either of these heroes was a false prophet, he stood for a personal ideal, such as no mere king or nobleman can represent; and such an influence may exist equally under any government. Beaconsfield and Gladstone, Cleveland and Blaine, represent hosts of sincere and unselfish admirers, and, on the other hand, of bitter opponents. If the enthusiasm be greater in England, so is the hostility; no American statesman, not even Jefferson or Jackson, ever was the object of such utter and relentless execration as was commonly poured on Gladstone in England a year or two ago in what is called the best society, where Sir Edwin Arnold's ideals are supposed to be most prevalent. No class distinctions can do anything
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book, XVIII (search)
ld afford as fair an approximation as we are likely to obtain to a National gallery of eminent persons. It is easily to be seen that no similar gallery of living persons would have much value. It is not, ordinarily, until after a man's death that serious criticism or biography begins. Comparing a few living names, we find that there are already, in the Cleveland catalogue, subsidiary references to certain living persons, as follows:— Holmes, Whittier12 Mrs. Stowe8 Whitman5 Ex-President Cleveland4 Harte3 Blaine, Howells, James2 Hale, Parkman1 These figures, so far as they go, exhibit the same combination of public and literary service with those previously given. Like those, they effectually dispose of the foolish tradition that republican government tends to a dull mediocrity. Here we see a people honoring by silent suffrages their National leaders, and recording the votes in the catalogue of every town library. There is no narrow rivalry between literature and st
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book, Index (search)
197, 206, 217. Casanova, Jacques, 41. Catullus, 99. Cervantes, Miguel de, 229. Champlain, Samuel de, 192. Channing, E. T., 94 Channing, Walter, 214. Channing, W. E., 46, 66, 155. Channing, W. E. (of Concord), 103. Chaucer, Geoffrey, 179. Cherbuliez, Victor, 79. Chapelain, J., 91. Chaplin, H. W., 76. Chicago Anarchists, the, 68. Choate, Rufus, 213. Cicero, M. T., 4, 13,16, 171. City life, limitations of, 80. Claverhouse, Earl of, 47. Clemens, S. H., 29, 57. Cleveland, Grover, 110. Cobb, Sylvanus, 199, 200. Coleridge, S. T., 197, 215, 217. College education, value of, 113. Comte, Auguste, 32. Contemporaneous posterity, a, 51. Conway, M. D., 31. Cooper, J. F., 58, 62, 155. Corneille, Pierre, 92. Cosmopolitan standard, a, 43. Coster, John, 6. Court of England not sought by literary men, 74. Cousin, Victor, 216. Creighton, Dr., 34. Cruger, Mrs. Julie (Julien Gordon), 11. Crusoe, Robinson, 17. D. Dante, Alighieri, 48,114, 185,