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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Oldport days, with ten heliotype illustrations from views taken in Newport, R. I., expressly for this work. 28 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 24 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Army Life in a Black Regiment 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 8 0 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 8 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 8 0 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 8 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 16: literary life in Cambridge (search)
characters use essentially the same dialect, and every sentence is duly supplied with its anecdote or illustration, each one of which is essentially bookish at last. It has been well said of it that it is an attempt to look at rural society as Jean Paul would have looked at it. Indeed, we find Longfellow reading aloud from the Campaner Thal while actually at work on Kavanagh, and he calls the latter in his diary a romance. Life, II. 81. When we consider how remote Jean Paul seems from the preJean Paul seems from the present daily life of Germany, one feels the utter inappropriateness of his transplantation to New England. Yet Emerson read the book with great contentment, and pronounced it the best sketch we have seen in the direction of the American novel, and discloses at the end the real charm he found or fancied by attributing to it elegance. Hawthorne, warm with early friendship, pronounces it a most precious and rare book, as fragrant as a bunch of flowers and as simple as one flower. . . . Nobody but
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 24: Longfellow as a man (search)
id not come from Oxford and Cambridge only, since in 1873 he was chosen a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and in 1877 of the Spanish Academy. At home he was the honored member of every literary club or association to which he cared to belong. In the half-rural city where he spent his maturer life—that which he himself described in Hyperion as this leafy blossoming, and beautiful Cambridge—he held a position of as unquestioned honor and reverence as that of Goethe at Weimar or Jean Paul at Baireuth. This was the more remarkable, as he rarely attended public meetings, seldom volunteered counsel or action, and was not seen very much in public. But his weight was always thrown on the right side; he took an unfeigned interest in public matters, always faithful to the traditions of his friend Sumner; and his purse was always easily opened for all good works. On one occasion there was something like a collision of opinion between him and the city government, when it was thou
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Index (search)
a, 209. Orleans, 48. Ossian, 15. Ossoli, Margaret Fuller, 138,260; criticizes Longfellow, 52, 163. Our Native Writers, Longfellow's oration, 21, 22; quoted, 30-36. Outre-Mer, 55, 67, 71, 73, 119,121, 124, 193; comparison of, with Irving's Sketch Book, 69, 70; Mrs. Longfellow's letter about, 83. Oxford, Eng., 223, 288. Packard, Prof., Alpheus, 61. Paris, 46-48, 63, 158, 161, 223. Parker, Theodore, 285. Parsons, Theophilus, 23, 27. Parsons, Thomas W., 209, 214, 215. Paul, Jean, 199, 289. Payne, John, 131. Peabody, Rev. O. W. B., 70. Percival, James Gates, 19, 23, 27, 145. Pfizer, Ludwig, his Junggesell, mentioned, 149. Philadelphia, Pa., 22, 51, 132, 164, 166, 192, 193, 264. Phillips, Wendell, 285. Pierce, Mrs. Anne (Longfellow), 91, 92, 100. Pierce, George W., 81, 91, 99,112. Pierpont, Rev., John, 145. Platen, Count von, 191. Pliny, 54. Plymouth, Mass., 12. Poe, Edgar A., 6, 10, 142-144, 168, 259, 267, 269, 276; admiration of Longfellow, 141