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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge 70 0 Browse Search
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 18 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises 15 1 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Index (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 14 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 12 0 Browse Search
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition 12 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.) 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men 9 1 Browse Search
Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career. 6 2 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Chapter 2: old Cambridge in three literary epochs (search)
rsity. Sarah Margaret Fuller, afterward Countess of Ossoli, was quite as distinctly as either Holmes or Lowell the product of Cambridge; whose academic influences, though applied indirectly, were weeding over hill and vale on their bicycles. This was the period when she went to school with Dr. Holmes and overwhelmed him by beginning her first essay with the sentence, It is a trite remark, wher single name, and just as for years every good thing said in Boston was ultimately attributed to Holmes or Motley or Tom Appleton, so one sees to this day phrases credited to Emerson which really belolready spoken of a previous meeting (May 5), when he dined in town with Emerson, Lowell, Motley, Holmes, Cabot, Underwood, and the publisher Phillips, to talk about the new magazine the last wishes to which Underwood speaks, we know that Longfellow, Underwood, and Felton were there, and probably Holmes and Lowell, so that this company also was half or almost half made up of Cantabrigians. At any
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Chapter 3: Holmes (search)
Chapter 3: Holmes It was a favorite theory of Oliver Wendell Holmes that every man's biographyhe room when the patient was propitiated. Dr. Holmes did not remain long in the active practice ottitude during his whole life. In regard to Holmes's intellectual life, it is a rare thing for a lly new career; and this doubtless happened to Holmes on the publication of the Autocrat of the breadingly, before they had begun upon their soup, Holmes burst out with the story. It won immense succ little cruel. If the tables had been turned, Holmes would have laughed it off, instead of growing ared with Lowell's, to an earlier generation. Holmes was still influenced by the school of Pope, wh elms in June. It does not stand recorded how Holmes was affected by Coleridge's Christabel, which t was perhaps partly a result of all this that Holmes was, according to the Quarterly Review, at one bookseller, on being asked if he had any of Dr. Holmes's novels, replied that he had never heard of[19 more...]
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Index (search)
90, 105, 107, 111, 112, 114, 124, 125, 127, 129, 135, 141; influence of Cambridge, 147; love of Elmwood, 148; Tory Row, 150; traditions of Elmwood, 151-153; as a boy, 154; college life, 155-158; influence of Maria White, 159; picture of daily life, 160-172; popularity, 172-173; imaginary magazine, 174; traits of character, 175; letter about Temperance Convention, 176; death of his wife, 176-177; editor Atlantic Monthly, 178-180; foreign minister, 181-182; his nephews, 183-184; compared with Holmes, 185-186; fertility of mind, 187-188; prose writings, 189-190; popularity in London, 191-192; later life, 193-195; death, 196. Lowell, Mrs. J. R. (Maria White), 159, 162, 176. Lowell, Percival, 94. Lowell, Rev. R. T. S., 16. Lowell, Miss, Sally, 125. Macaulay, T. B., 88. Mackenzie, Lieut. A. S., 117. Mather, Cotton, 4, 7. Mather, Pres., Increase, 7. Mather, Rev., Richard, 7. Milton, John, 90, 189. Mitchell, Dr., Weir, 82. Moore, Thomas, 91. Morse, J. T., Jr., 92, 100. Mor