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John R Howard
|Notes:||Reprint of the 1910 ed.|
|Description:||viii, 343 p. 23 cm.|
|Contents:||The way to wealth, by B. Franklin.--The whistle, by B. Franklin.--Defects of the original Confederation, by A. Hamilton.--Objects and powers of a Federal Union, by A. Hamilton.--On a national literature, by W.E. Channing.--The mutability of literature, by W. Irving.--The philosophy of composition, by E.A. Poe.--Compensation, by R.W. Emerson.--Growth: in man; in woman, by S.M.F. Ossoli.--Solitude, by H.D. Thoreau.--Fire-worship, by N. Hawthorne.--Defense of poetry, by H.W. Longfellow.--Table talk, by O.W. Holmes.--Romance, by H.B. Stowe.--Dream-culture, by H.W. Beecher.--At sea, by J.R. Lowell.--My chateaux, by G.W. Curtis.--Beside a city grate: anthracite, by D.G. Mitchell.--Christmas: juventus mundi; giving as a luxury, by C.D. Warner.--A theory of poetry, by H. Timrod.--From Bacon to Beethoven, by S. Lanier.|
|Series Title:||Essay index reprint series.|