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Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 28 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.) 16 0 Browse Search
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James Redpath, The Public Life of Captain John Brown 12 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career. 12 2 Browse Search
James Russell Lowell, Among my books 12 2 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 2 8 0 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 8 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 6 0 Browse Search
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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 2: education (search)
wrote again to Barrett, but this time from Guildhall, Vermont, whither he had gone to save money and continue his studies: I am glad to see, in your account of miscellaneous reading, authors of such inoppugnable orthodoxy as Coleridge and Carlyle. To Coleridge, though I have read but a moiety of his writings, I look up as to a spiritual father; to me he is a teacher of wisdom. Apropos of Carlyle, in a recent letter to Mr. Emerson he says, that in preparing a second edition of the HistoCarlyle, in a recent letter to Mr. Emerson he says, that in preparing a second edition of the History of the French Revolution for the press, he was himself disgusted with the style, so that we may hope for his return to the pure and beautiful English of his earlier works. As for myself, I am living at my uncle's in true otium cum dignitate, no bells calling me to prayers or recitations, no college official coming to my door with the president wishes to see you, Mr. Dana, and not one of those cursed bores seeking whom he may devour ever disturbs my meditations. In one corner of my room s
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 3: community life (search)
tion. Surely and steadily the idealist and dreamer was laying down his illusions and taking up the methods of a practical business-man. He was then, and remained throughout his life, devoted to idealism, poetry, and romance, but never after that time did he allow either to lead him away from the practical duties of the hour. It is worthy of passing notice that Dana for a part of this period also kept a book of quotations which abounds in extracts from Coleridge, Longfellow, Wordsworth, Carlyle, Motherwell, Cousin, Considerant, Fourier, Schiller, Goethe, Spinoza, Heine, Herman, Kepler, Bruno, Novalis, Bohme, Swedenborg, Virgil, Horace, Cicero, Thucydides, Euripides, and Sallust. It is still more worthy of notice that they were made always in the script and language in which they were written, whether it was English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Danish, Latin, or Greek. These extracts consist of lofty thoughts and sentiments, which necessarily touched responsive
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Index (search)
2, 328-332, 334-336, 349, 352, 400, 461, 462, 465, 483, 484. Butterfield, General, 278. C. Caret, 94. Cadwallader, S., 232. Cairo, Illinois, 190-192, 194, 204, 213, 219, 240, 246, 247, 275, 276. Calhoun, John C., 98, 140, 152, 389. California, 120; Lower, 126. Calvin, 59. Cambridge, 9, 12, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22-24, 30, 56. Cameron, Simon, 170, 178. Campbell, Lew, 144. Canada, annexation of, 133. Canby, General, 348, 356, 366. Carlisle, 463, 464, 465, 510, 511. Carlyle, 21, 56. Carnot, 66. Caroline, the, 8. Carter, Robert, 172, 173. Cass, Lewis, 125. Cavaignac, General, 64, 66, 67, 72, 74, 75, 86, 87, 89. Cavalry, Bureau, 303, 304, 306, 307; Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi, 267; remounts, 258, 307; contracts for, 307-309, 353. Cedar Creek, 346. Central America, 133. Centralization of government, 459. Central Park, 139, 150. Chadwick, George, 195. Champion's Hill, 221, 223, 225. Chandler, William E., 444. Channing, 28,