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" And as first editor of the Port Folio, He contributed to chasten the morals, and to Refine the taste of this nation. To an imagination lively, not licentious, A wit sportive, not wanton, And a heart without guile, he United a deep sensibility, which endeared... "
Joseph Dennie: Editor of "The Port Folio" and Author of "The Lay Preacher". - Page 37
by William Warland Clapp - 1880 - 41 pages
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 pages
...at Lexington, in Massachusetts, August 30th, 1768, Died at Philadelphia, January 7th, 1S12. Endowed with talents, and qualified By Education, To adorn...genius, Formed for converse with the Muses, He devoted bis life to the Literature of His country. As Author of the Lay Preacher, And as first Editor of the...
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The Lives of Eminent Philadelphians, Now Deceased

Henry Simpson - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1859 - 993 pages
...Born at Lexington, Massachusetts, August 30, 1768 : Died at Philadelphia, January 7, 1812 : Endowed with talents and qualified by education To adorn the..." The Lay Preacher," And as first editor of " The Portfolio," He contributed to chasten the morals, and to Refine the taste of this nation. To an imagination...
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The Lives of Eminent Philadelphians, Now Deceased

Henry Simpson - Biography - 1859 - 993 pages
...Born at Lexington, Massachusetts, August 30, 1768 : Died at Philadelphia, January 7, 1812 : Endowed with talents and qualified by education To adorn the..." The Lay Preacher," And as first editor of " The Portfolio," He contributed to chasten the morals, and to Refine the taste of this nation. To an imagination...
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Life and Correspondence of the Rev. William Smith, D. D....: With ..., Volume 1

Horace Wemyss Smith - 1879
...John Quincy Adams, in inscribing his tombstone, says that " as ihc fir-t editor of the I'ort-Folio he contributed to chasten the morals and to refine the taste of the nation," that "to an imagination lively not licentious, a wit sportive not wanton, and a heart without guile,...
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Newspapers and Newspaper Writers in New England, 1787-1815: Read Before the ...

Delano Alexander Goddard - American newspapers - 1880 - 39 pages
...Lexington, 2 in Massachusetts, August :iOth, 1763, Died at Philadelphia, January 7th, 1812. Endowed with talents, and qualified By Education, To adorn...author of the Lay Preacher, And as First Editor of the Port-Folio He contributed to chasten the morals, and to refine the taste of the Nation. To an imagination,...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 14

New England - 1896
...the cemetery of St. Peter's church, in Philadelphia, and the inscription upon his monument says that as author of "The Lay Preacher" and as first editor of the Portfolio, "he contributed to chasten the morals, and to refine the taste of the nation." About the...
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The Philadelphia Magazines and Their Contributors, 1741-1850

Albert Henry Smyth - Press - 1892 - 264 pages
...Dennie, Born at Lexington, Massachusetts, August 30, 1768; Died at Philadelphia, January 7, 1812; Endowed with talents and qualified by education To adorn the...to chasten the morals, and to Refine the taste of this nation. To an imagination lively, not licentious, A wit sportive, not wanton, A nd a heart without...
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The Philadelphia Magazines and Their Contributors, 1741-1850

Albert Henry Smyth - Press - 1892 - 264 pages
...Born at Lexington, Massachusetts, August 30, 1768; Died at Philadelphia, January 7, 1812 ; Endowed with talents and qualified by education To adorn the senate and the bar ; Hut following the impulse of a genius Formed for converse with the muses He devoted his life to the...
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The Literary History of Philadelphia

Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer - American literature - 1906 - 433 pages
...inscription on the stone, said to have been written by John Quincy Adams, runs: " Endowed with talent and qualified by education To adorn the Senate and...contributed to chasten the morals and to Refine the taste of this nation. To an imagination lively, not licentious, A wit sportive, not wanton, And a heart without...
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The Magazine in America

Algernon de Vivier Tassin - American periodicals - 1916 - 374 pages
...secretary his salary of one thousand dollars only just equalled his earnings in Walpole, New Hampshire. " He contributed to chasten the morals and to refine the taste of the nation," inscribed JQ Adams upon his tombstone. An Addisonian in life, you see, in death they were not divided....
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