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Atlantic Monthly

Vol. 11, No. 65, March, 1863

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1863
Language: English
Wordcount: 82,564 / 244 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.8
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 560
Added to site: 2004.07.03
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Genre: Periodical
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diator' magnificent; and Milman's 'Apollo Belvedere' splendid, beautiful, and majestic.

"_North._ Macaulay and Praed have written very good prize-poems. These two young gentlemen ought to make a figure in the world."

Heber was a contemporary and friend of Wilson at Oxford; as was also Lockhart, among others. The distant See of Calcutta interrupted the intercourse of the former, in after-life, while Maga and party bound the latter still closer to his old college-friend. One of Wilson's college-mates has given an odd anecdote descriptive of his appearance at their social gatherings:--

"I shall never forget his figure, sitting with a long earthen pipe, a great tie-wig on. Those wigs had descended, I fancy, from the days of Addison, (who had been a member of our college,) and were worn by us all, (in order, I presume, to preserve our hair and dress, from tobacco-smoke,) when smoking commenced after supper; and a strange appearance we made in them."

Wilson left Oxford in 1807, after passing a highly cr

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