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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, a Biogr. Sketch (Paperback) Loot Price: R402
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, a Biogr. Sketch (Paperback): Francis Henry Underwood
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, a Biogr. Sketch (Paperback): Francis Henry Underwood

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Francis Henry Underwood

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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. 1882 Excerpt: ... No. V. From "The Independent," April 6, 1882. MR. LONGFELLOW'S EARLY POEMS. HITHERTO OMITTED FBOlf ALL AMERICAN COLLECTIONS. Of Mr. Longfellow's juvenile poems, published mostly in a forgotten magazine, he recovered only seven, which he allowed to remain in his collections under the title of "Earlier Poems." They have, however, been collected in England by Richard Heme Shepherd, and published by Pickering & Co. From that volume we reprint them, omitting those which are made familiar by Longfellow's own preservation of them. Mr. Shepherd says in his Preface: --"Seventeen out of the twenty-one poems that compose this little volume appeared during the years 1824--26 in a brief-lived fortnightly Transatlantic magazine, entitled 'The United States Literary Gazette.' The author had not completed his eighteenth year when the first of them appeared, and had only just passed his nineteenth when the last was published. An exact account of the dates of their appearance will not be without interest. "Poems By H. W. Longfellow In The United States Literary Gazette. I. Thanksgiving. 'When first in ancient time from Jubal's tongue.' Nov. 15, 1824. II. Autumnal Nightfall. 'Bound Autumn's mouldering urn.' Dec 1, 1824. III. Italian Scenery. 'Night rests in beauty on Mont Alto.' Dec. 15, 1824. IV. The Lunatic Girl. 'Most beautiful, most gentle ' Jan. 1, 1825. The Venetian Gondolier. 'Here rest the weary oar ' Jan. 15, 1825. VI. Woods In Winter. 'When winter winds are pieicing chill.' (Partly reprinted in the Earlier Poems.) Feb. 1, 1825. VII. Dirge Over A Nameless Grave. 'By yon still river, where the wave.' March 14,1825. VIII. A Song Of Savoy. 'As the dim twilight shrouds.' March 15, 1825. IX. An April Day (reprinted). April 15, 1825. X. The Indian Hunter. 'When the summer ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Francis Henry Underwood
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-55556-5
Barcode: 9781150555565
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LSN: 1-150-55556-4

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