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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 38 0 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 32 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 31 1 Browse Search
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House 28 0 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 2 16 0 Browse Search
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley 10 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 10 0 Browse Search
James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 12, 1861., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
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and the Divine Comedy. An Italian friend finds fault with us for not classing the great Italian poet with Homer and Shakspeare, in our article upon the poems of Homer the other day. We did not mean to deny his claims to rank with them, and yet thme be known only by my works." Probably no two poets that ever lived have said so little about themselves, as Homer and Shakspeare. This has been considered a remarkable trait in each, and the modesty of both has been greatly praised therefore. We see nothing remarkable and nothing deserving of praise in it. Homer wrote epics. Shakspeare wrote dramas.--The first tells the tale of heroes who had lived a century before him, under the direct inspiration of the muse. There was no means of dragginer Rhapsodists. He tells us himself that the exploits of the Greeks at the siege of Troy had been sung before his day. Shakspeare, not only re-wrote many old plays, but he is indebted for all his plots (or nearly all) to something that was in print