The New England poets; a study of Emerson, Hawthorne, Longfellow, Whittier, Lowell, Holmes
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The New England poets; a study of Emerson, Hawthorne, Longfellow, Whittier, Lowell, Holmes

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TH UNIY6RS1TY OP CALIFORNIA LIBRARY THE NEW ENGLAND POETS THE NEW ENGLAND POETS & ofStutig LONGFELLOWEMERSON, HAWTHORNE, HOLMESWHITTIER, LOWELL, BY WILLIAM CRANSTON LAWTON AUTHOR OF "ART AND HUMANITY IN HOMER, " SUCCESSORS OF ETC.HOMER," gorfc THE MACMILLAN COMPANY LONDON: & LTD.CO., 1898 All reservedrights COPYRIGHT, 1898, BY THE MACMILLAN COMPANY. Nortoooti 5Prcss J. S. & Co. Berwick & SmithCushing Norwood Mass. U.S.A. L IL IE. 33. i,.f. a.TO. 1L Kdi ITOT TIS etiroi 8 iroXXovirarpos V 395524 PREFACE AFTER devoted to thetwenty years study and of remoter and richerteaching literatures, the demand for Extension" lectures"University first a return to these earliestsuggested guides of our New Like thatEngland boyhood. boy hood these haveitself, benignant figures already of the which Time alonesomething perspective can bestow. Two of the six I never even saw. The men like Colonel andwho, Higginson Professor have been ourNorton, indulgent inwere their turn the assoMentors, younger ciates of the here discussed.group tooNevertheless our Yankee throbsloyalty from heart to heart to mere coldpermitwarmly orcriticism. But mustanalytical impartial fruitful criticism be even semi-hosremote,cold, tile ? andCan we not know aright, fairly judge, those whom we love and to whom we owebest, most ? viii PREFACE Katahdin is not The Charles andOlympus. the know not theMerrimac impetuous spring current of the Arno. Lowell s noblest ode has no Pindaric s ofsplendor.

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TH
UNIY6RS1TY OP CALIFORNIA
LIBRARYTHE NEW ENGLAND POETSTHE
NEW ENGLAND POETS
& ofStutig
LONGFELLOWEMERSON, HAWTHORNE,
HOLMESWHITTIER, LOWELL,
BY
WILLIAM CRANSTON LAWTON
AUTHOR OF "ART AND HUMANITY IN HOMER,
"
SUCCESSORS OF ETC.HOMER,"
gorfc
THE MACMILLAN COMPANY
LONDON: & LTD.CO.,
1898
All reservedrightsCOPYRIGHT, 1898,
BY THE MACMILLAN COMPANY.
Nortoooti 5Prcss
J. S. & Co. Berwick & SmithCushing
Norwood Mass. U.S.A.L IL IE. 33. i,.f.
a.TO. 1L
Kdi ITOT TIS etiroi 8 iroXXovirarpos V
395524