Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices of Authors, and Selections from Their Writings. From the Earliest Period to the Present Day; with Portraits, Autographs, and Other Illustrations, Volume 1
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Page 16 - one of the most attractive of raconteurs, whose works, though full of matters doubtful to the highest degree, still retain their hold on the public taste. La Salle's voyage called forth, also, a work by Joutel, Journal Historique du Dernier Voyage que feu M. de la Sale fit dans le Golfe de Mexique,
Page 109 - early season, And these fair sights of its sunny days, Are only sweet when we fondly listen, And only fair when we fondly gaze. " There is no glory in star or blossom, Till looked upon by a loving eye ; There is no fragrance in April breezes, Till breathed with joy as they wander by.
Page 33 - and topography of Greece from his stores of original information. He spent several years in the department of Greek instruction in the College of New Jersey with eminent success. He has published Modern Greece; a Narrative of a Residence and Travels in that Country, with Observations on its Antiquities, Literature, Language, Politics,
Page 80 - Plants of the United States, containing their History and Chemical Analysis and Properties and Uses in Medicine, Diet, and the Arts. This production is highly spoken of for its accuracy and perspicuity. Dr. Bigelow's latest and best-known professional publication is a volume published in 1854, entitled Nature in Disease, illustrated in
Page 34 - left to the regents of adapting their policy, within certain limits, to progressive views and contingent advantages, the act of incorporation authorized them to make such disposal of any moneys arising from the interest of the fund, and not otherwise specifically appropriated, "as they shall deem best suited for the promotion of the purpose of the testator.
Page 78 - laid upon his two-score years Is done and well done. If we drop our tears Who loved him as few men were ever loved, We mourn no blighted hope nor broken plan, "With him whose life stands rounded and approved In the full growth and stature of a man.
Page 98 - 1851, he delivered the dedicatory address on the completion of the building provided by the citizens of New Britain for the accommodation of the State Normal School. In 1852, he published a Discourse in Commemoration of the Life, Character, and Services of the Rev. Thomas Ii.
Page 14 - The history of their labors is connected with the origin of every celebrated town in the annals of French America: not a cape was turned nor a river entered but a Jesuit ied the way." The hardy explorations of the French, and the adventurous missions of the Jesuits, penetrated to almost every part of the country. Before Eliot had begun his labors near
Page 114 - succeeded the late Dr. SH Turner in the professorship of biblical learning and the interpretation of Scripture in the General Theological Seminary of the Protestant Episcopal Church, New York. In addition to the writings previously noticed, Dr. Seabury has published a volume of
Page 68 - Christian Examiner, the American Monthly Review, the Unitarian Advocate, the Scriptural Interpreter, the Juvenile Miscellany ; several translations from Herder at different times ; obituary notice of -Miss Eliza Townsend, 1854, and a large number of occasional discourses. He was a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society. In 1837, the honorary degree of doctor of divinity was conferred upon him by Harvard College.* SILAS