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Poems of James Russell Lowell

With biographical sketch by Nathan Haskell

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Published: 1892
Language: English
Wordcount: 153,934 / 473 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 58.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 495
Added to site: 2012.01.11 31169
Genre: Poetry

As a poet James Russell Lowell stands in the front rank of those who have yet appeared in America. As a critic he was generous and just; as a humorist he used his shafts of ridicule only to wound wrong; as a statesman and diplomat he was actuated by broad, far-seeing views; as a man he was a type to be upheld and followed. America has just cause to reverence his memory; and the whole English-speaking world, without geographical distinction, claims him as its own.



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