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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Rivers, William J. (William James), 1822-1909.
Addresses and other occasional pieces.
Baltimore : Press of the Friedenwald Co., 1893
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William J Rivers
|Notes:||"A few hundred copies printed for the author."|
|Description:||283 pages ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||Connection of epic poems with the history of the times in which they were written --
The study of Greek literature --
Napoleon's history of Julius Caesar --
Influence of magazines and reviews upon authorship --
Of the English and classical elements in our literature --
On the interpretation of classical mythology --
Address before the Historical Society of South Carolina (1861) --
Address before the National Educational Society (Baltimore, 1876) --
Address before the Historical Society on its 21st anniversary --
Should we abandon our faith because science appears to be in conflict with it? --
The spirit of the age as it affects education ; Formation of character at college --
Characteristics of Henry Timrod's poetry, and his rank as a poet --
Poems: Soldier's evening hymn ; Lines on Powers' statue of the Greek slave ; Lines on the death of Rev. Dr. Bachman ; Willie's birthday ; Destiny ; Stanzas on an ancient superstition.
|Responsibility:||by Wm. J. Rivers.|