and Oratory, had a distinct influence on the literary tendencies of Cambridge
, and his two volumes of lectures still surprise the reader by their good sense and judgment.
, about the same time (18 10), became Professor
of Logic and Metaphysics, and he furnished what was for many years the standard American textbook on the former subject.
A few years more brought to Cambridge
(between 1811 and 1822) a group of men at that time unequalled in this country as regarded general cultivation and the literary spirit,--Andrews Norton
, Edward Everett
, Joseph Green Cogswell
, George Ticknor
, Washington Allston
, Jared Sparks
, Edward T. Channing
, Richard H. Dana
, and George Bancroft
Most of them were connected with the University
, the rest were resident in Cambridge
, but all had their distinct influence on the atmosphere in which the Cambridge
Professor Edward T. Channing
especially-grand-uncle of the present Professor
of similar name — probably trained as many conspicuous authors as all other American instructors put together.
It has also an important bearing on the