Dial Essays (1841)

Michael Angelo

Michael Angelo “Michael Angelo, Considered as a Philosophic Poet” from Uncollected Prose, Dial Essays 1841 Michael Angelo, considered as a Philosophic Poet, with Translations. By JOHN EDWARD TAYLOR. London: Saunders & Otley, Conduit Street. 1840. We welcome this little book with joy, and a hope that it may be republished in Boston. It would find,…

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Essays and Poems

Essays and Poems Essays and Poems. By JONES VERY. Boston: C. C. Little and James Brown. This little volume would have received an earlier notice, if we had been at all careful to proclaim our favorite books. The genius of this book is religious, and reaches an extraordinary depth of sentiment. The author, plainly a…

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Walter Savage Landor

Walter Savage Landor We sometimes meet in a stage coach in New England an erect muscular man, with fresh complexion and a smooth hat, whose nervous speech instantly betrays the English traveller; — a man nowise cautious to conceal his name or that of his native country, or his very slight esteem for the persons…

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