The Complete Writings Of James Russell Lowell (volume 15)

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byJames Russell Lowell

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904. Excerpt: ... VII 1872-1876 Visit to Europe: England, Residence in Paris, Italy, Paris, England.--Honorary degree from Oxford.--Elegy on Agassiz.--Return to Elmwood.--Resumption of professorial duties.--Centennial poems at Concord and Cambridge.--" Among my Books," Second Series.--Entrance into political life.--Delegate to the National Republican Convention.--Presidential elector. Letters to Miss Grace Norton, George Putnam, Miss Norton, Thomas Hughes, C. E. Norton, Leslie Stephen, E. L. Godkin, T. B. Aldrich, Mrs. L. A. Stimson, W. D. Howells, T. S. Perry, Mrs. S. B. Herrick, J. W. Field, R. S. Chilton, R. W. Gilder, Joel Benton, E. P. Bliss, H. W. Longfellow. To Miss Grace Norton 11 Down Street, Piccadilly, August 4, 1872.... Our voyage was as smooth as the style of the late Mr. Samuel Rogers of happy memory.... We landed at Queenstown on the morning of the eleventh day out.... Dublin interested me much. I can describe it in one word by calling it Hogarthian. I walked pretty well over it while there, and was continually struck with its last-century look. I saw even a genuine Tom O'Bedlam one day. Beggars are as thick as in Italy and quite as pertinacious. One pretty little scene I shall never forget. It was a drizzly day, and the sidewalks were covered with a slippery black paste. Near the Tholsel (City Hall) sat a woman on some steps nursing her baby, and in front of her a ring of barefoot children (the oldest not more than five years) were dancing round a little tot who stood bewildered in the middle, and singing as they whirled hand in hand. They were as dirty and as rosy and as ragged as could be, and as pretty as one of Richter's groups. The balladsinger with her baby and lugubrious song I met several times. At the National Gallery we saw a portrait by Moroni as...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904. Excerpt: ... VII 1872-1876 Visit to Europe: England, Residence in Paris, Italy, Paris, England.--Honorary degree from Oxford.--Elegy on Aga...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217749992

ISBN - 13:9780217749992

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