The Western Literary Messenger Volume 23-24

The Western Literary Messenger Volume 23-24

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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. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...greatness was the iudolence and carelessness of the people in exercising the elective franchise.--Christian Review. Political.--James Harlan, Republican, has been elected United States Senator in Iowa, in place of A. C. Dodge Mr. Breckenridge, of Kentucky, takes the place of Mr. Soule, ns Minister to Spain Napoleon B. Giddings, AntiNebraska Democrat, is the Congressional delegate from Nebraska Territory. He has taken his seat John S. Wells. N. H., has accepted the appointment to the U. S. Senate, vice N orris, deceased. A letter from Rome states that the Pope hns presented the church of St. Peter with a gold chalice, enriched with precious stones taken out of the saddle which the Sultan had sent to him some time ago as a gift. British Poets. The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood; with a biographical sketch. Edited by Epes Sargent. Que volume. Bostou: Phillips, Sampsox I Co. The Complete Poetical Works of William ColLins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver Goldsmith. Edited by Epes Sargent. One volume. Boston: Phillips, Sampson A Co. In looking over the first of these two plump volumes, we cau recall to mind no poem by Hood which we do not here find. The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies, Hero and Leander, Miss Kilmanscgg and her Precious Leg, and the hundred little miscellaneous pieces which have been in the school books and the comers of newspapers for the last ten or fifteen years, are all here, and in large clear type. This edition of Hood's Poems is such iis any one can read and almost every one can buy. Uniform with it is the edition of the Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Goldsmith, three authors who wrote but little poetry, and wrote tliat lillU well. The Odes and Eclogues of Collins are gems of their kind, which many have imitated and but...show more

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  • Paperback | 634 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,116g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236773276
  • 9781236773272