Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 41

Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 41

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...from the ministry in the year last named, he devoted his time mainly to literary pursuits. His published works include The Autobiography of a New England Parish (1864); The Sphinx in Aubrey Parish (1889); What is the Matter with Our Tariff and its Taxes? (1890); Samuel Sewall and the YVorld he Lived In (1897); Life of Sir Charles Napier; and An Itinerary of Cape Cod. Ohanning, William Ellery, poet, born in Boston, Mass., Nov. 29, 1818; died in Concord, Mass., Dec. 23, 190. He was the son of Walter Channing, a physician of Boston, and was named for his uncle, the Unitarian theologian. He was educated at the Boston Latin School and Harvard University, and after a year or two of experience in the VVestern States he married a sister of Margaret Fuller, and settled in Concord, where he passed the greater portion of his life, although he was editorially connected with the New York Tribune, 1844-'46, and with the New Bedford Mercury, I855-'56. As one of the contributors to The Dial, Channing was identified with the Ti'ans_cendental movement, and he was the friend and neighbor of Emerson and 'Thoreau. He published Poems, First Series (1343); Youth of the Poet and Painter, a series of psychological essays contributed to The Dial in 1844; Poems, Second Series (1847); Conversations in Rome between an Artist, a Catholic, and a Critic (I847): The W_oodman, and Other Poems (I849): Near Home (1858); The Wanderer: A Colloquial_ Poem (1871); Thoreau. the Poet Natiiralist, with Memorial Verscs (1873); Eliot: A Poem (1880); and John Brown and the Heroes of Harpers Ferry (1886). He will probably be longest remembered by the lines, from A Poet's Hope--Hope hath happy place with me; If my bark sink, 'us to another sea At his...show more

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