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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Chapter 6: the Cambridge group (search)
I really do, in the great cause it is laboring to promote. ... I would rather have the memory of a Howard, a Wilberforce, and a Clarkson than the undying fame of a Byron. The final sentence is especially noteworthy, as giving the keynote of Whittier's subsequent career. His life from this time was that of a journalist and a reformer, rather than that of a man of letters. It would be easy, however, to lay too much stress upon his lack of academic training. His formal schooling, says Mr. Pickard, Life and letters of John Greenleaf Whittier, i. p. 72. was only the beginning of his student life; by wide and well-chosen reading he was constantly adding to his stores of information; while reveling in the fields of English literature, he became familiar through translations with ancient and current literature of other nations. As a poet Whittier was not only slow in reaching maturity, but, in spite of his fondness for rhyming, very slow in producing anything of real promise. He him
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, chapter 13 (search)
he conquest of Mexico, 3 vols., New York, 1843. Parkman's Works, 12 vols., Little, Brown & Co., 1865-1898. E. P. Whipple's Essays and reviews, 2 vols., 1848-1849. Chapter 6: the Cambridge group (A) S. Longfellow's Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 3 vols., Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1891. T. W. Higginson's Longfellow, in American men of letters series, 1901. E. S. Robertson's Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, in Great writers series, Walter Scott (London), 1887. S. T. Pickard's Life and letters of John Greenleaf Whittier, 2 vols., Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1894. T. W. Higginson's Whittier, in English men of letters series, 1901. J. T. Morse's Life and letters of Oliver Wendell Holmes, 2 vols., Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1896. Horace E. Scudder's James Russell Lowell, 2 vols., Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1901. (B) Houghton, Mifflin & Co., are the authorized publishers of the works of Longfellow, Whittier, Holmes, Lowell, Hawthorne, Emerson, and Tho
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature, Index. (search)
s, 262. Paradise lost, Milton's, 15. Parker, Theodore, 176, 178, 179, 233, 270. Parkman, Francis, 98, 118-121. Peter, 239. Parton, James, 119. Pater, Walter, 166. Pathfinder, Cooper's, 99. Pendennis, Thackeray's, 258. Penn, William, 74, 147. Pepper, Colonel, 235. Perkins, Eli, 243. Peter Rugg, the Missing man, Austin's, 187-189. Phi Beta Kappa, 155. Philanthropist, 149, 150. Phillips, Katharine, 12. Phillips, Wendell, 10, 43, 270. Piatt, John James, 264. Pickard, Samuel T., 150. Pickering, Thomas, 65. Pickwick papers, Dickens's, 90. Pinkney, Edward C., 216. Pioneers, Cooper's, 239. Pit, Norris's, 255. Poe, Edgar Allan, 90, 118, 143, 165, 190, 206-215, 231. Poor Richard's Aimanac, Franklin's, 58, 59. Pope, Alexander, 9, 40, 108, 158, 166, 219. Portfolio, 65-69. Power of Dullness, Trumbull's, 40. Prairie, Cooper's, 236. Prescott, William Hickling, 71, 73, 74, 87, 117. Prince of the house of David, Ingraham's, 129, 262. Problem