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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.) 114 0 Browse Search
James Russell Lowell, Among my books 80 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 50 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 46 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises 38 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.) 32 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 30 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays 28 0 Browse Search
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 28 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 20 0 Browse Search
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the Yankee spirit rappers. Their spirits always come when called for in the regular way. To be sure they do not generally appear to have been greatly improved by their residence in the other world, so far as style and language is concerned. Shakespeare, for instance, having been summoned from his long home to dictate a play to some Yankee recording clerk, makes quite a botch of the thing, and Byron, Moore, and Scott have all, under the same circumstances, failed in a manner that would have gembia to Cape Horn. This is certainly important, if true, as the newspapers say. But it appears to us as though the atmosphere of Elysium had not been more favorable to the development of the General's prophetical powers than to the poetry of Shakespeare and his brother birds. While still in the flesh he was thought to be a clear headed and far sighted man — a skillful politician, and a sagacious statement. If he would leave his present residence long enough to take a trip through the countr