Remembrances and Celebrations: A Book of Eulogies, Elegies, Letters of Condolence, and Epitaphs

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Jill Werman Harris
Pantheon Books, 1999 - Social Science - 308 pages
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Gathers writings in remembrance of the dead by Henry Miller, Lillian Hellman, Ossie Davis, Charles Dickens, Thomas Jefferson, and Hillair Belloc
 

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Contents

T S Eliot by Sir Rupert Hartlais
3
W H Auden by Stephen Spender
19
Hilda Stegner by Wallace Stegner
25
Dashiell Hammett by Lillian Hellman
34
Early Death by Hartley Coleridge 367
37
Agatha Christie by Sir William Collins
41
Anais Nin by Henry Miller
49
by Ossie Davis 93
58
Benjamin Franklin to Elizabeth Hubbard 225
153
Horace Greeley to Margaret Fuller
227
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg to Their Children
238
Abraham Lincoln to Lydia Bixby
244
john Donne to His Mother
246
Remember by Christina Rossetti 349
248
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu to Her Daughter
253
Heraclitus by William Johnson Cory 352
255

Yitzhak Rabin by King Hussein 97
64
Dr Martin Luther King Jr by David Dinkins 1 15
73
Raphael Soyer by Chaim Gross 122
79
Robert Kennedy by Edward Kennedy
82
Jacqueline Kennedy Jnassis by Maurice Tempelsman I 32
88
George Burns by Irving Fein
94
Thomas Jefferson and john Adams by Edward Everett 148
100
Six Murdered Children by Archbishop Desmond Tutu _
107
Mark Schorer by Alfred Kazin
117
Jackie Robinson by Reverend Jesse Jackson
125
Leonard Bernstein by Ned Rorem 199
133
William Edgert Smith by Calvin lriin 212
145
Servius Sulpicius Rufus to Marcus Tullius litcm
260
Sir William Osler to His Wife
266
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to His Grandmother
272
Epitaphs
275
Ralph Waldo Emerson to Thomas Carlyle
280
Robert Falcon Scott to James Matthew Barrie
286
Herman Hesse to Thomas Mann
292
Charles Dickens to His Wife
298
Acknowledgments 000
301
Thomas Jefferson to john Adams 303
305
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Jill Werman Harris lives in New York City.

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