The Friendly Club and Other Portraits

The Friendly Club and Other Portraits

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"[...]sense of the term-they were practically federalists. "The Anarchiad," a series of poems they were contributing anonymously about this time to "The New Haven Gazette," dealt satirically with the dangers of national unrest and instability, of selfish aggrandizement and of a fictitious currency. In these verses Hesper addresses "the Sages and Counsellors at Philadelphia" as follows: "But know, ye favor'd race, one potent head Must rule your States, and strike your foes with dread." And in the same passage occur some lines, attributed to Hopkins, that Daniel Webster may have read: "Through ruined realms the voice of UNION calls;[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507524730
  • 9781507524732