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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 36 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 32 4 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 20 0 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 18 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 14 0 Browse Search
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 14 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 10 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 10 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (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, Harvard Memorial Biographies 10 0 Browse Search
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mystified by the intent and purpose of this very Machiavelli, whose policy Bennett is assumed to have adopted, in writing his Prince. It could not conceive how a man who had been tortured and banished, for his exertions in defence of liberty, could invite a manual for the instruction of tyrants. Innumerable theories were broached to explain the riddle, all of them ingenious, and all equally wide of the mark, in that long interval which lies between the age of Cardinal Pole and the days of Macaulay. At last, about fifteen years ago, an original letter from Machiavelli, accompanying the dedication of the Prince to Lorenzo de Medici the younger, was discovered in the archives of Florence, and the mystery was cleared up in an instant. The great poet, historian, and philosopher had become weary of exile. He longed for the refined society and brilliant conversation of Florence. If suffering had not rendered him a less ardent patriot, yet events had taught him the hopelessness of his ca