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A Book Of Autographs

Auhtor: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Language: english
Published: 1844

Genres:

fiction,  short stories
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Review by O. Brown, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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... Adams, written in a small, hasty, ungraceful hand, but earnest, and with no unnecessary flourish. The earliest is dated at Philadelphia, September 26, 1774, ...
... world-wide? And was there yet any whispered prophecy, any vague conjecture, circulating among the delegates, as to the destiny which might be in ...
... writes, a good account will be given of Gage, Haldiman, Burgoyne, Clinton, and Howe, before winter. Such a wretch as Howe, with a statue in honor of ...
... equidistant as if ruled and from beginning to end, there is no physical symptom-as how should there be?-of a varying mood, of jets of emotion, or any ...
... effects of such conduct, I may open myself with freedom, because no improper disclosures will be made of our situation. But I cannot expose my weakness ...
... Mr. Grenville's administration. The letter, however, makes no reference to political or other business. It contains only ten or twelve lines, beginning, ...
... re-echo, as with the sound of his long-extinct utterance. Yet this brief epistle, like the former, has so little of tangible matter that we are ashamed ...
... is represented as holding, in Copley's brilliant picture, but to whom his native ability, and the circumstances and customs of his country, had given ...
... The subject is a plan for securing to the colonial party the services of Colonel Gridley the engineer, by an appeal to his private interests. ...
... as brilliant a future as any young American could have looked forward to, in an obscure skirmish. Likewise, we have the address of a letter to Messrs. ...
... his countrymen had almost disconnected him, but to the Salt Springs of Onondaga. The expression is peculiarly direct, and the hand that of a man of ...
... but, with all this complication of iniquity, the ruffian General contrives to express his meaning as briefly and clearly as if the rules of correct ...
... they once were, had been so long shattered that even the fragments had crumbled away, leaving him to exert his withered energies on petty ...
... Edwards! Omitting many, we have come almost to the end of these memorials of historical men. We observe one other autograph of a distinguished soldier ...
... the wishes of the fair, responds to a young lady's request for his seal and we dwell longer over the torn-off conclusion of a note from Mr. Calhoun, whose ...
... presenting the patriot in a festive light:- When I was travelling to the South, in the year 1783, I called on General Washington at Mount Vernon. ...
... Happy Valley), a would-be modern Arcadia along the lines of the anti-capitalist ideals of Charles Fourier, yet is nonetheless destroyed by the ...
... (One theory is that having learned about this, the author added the w to his surname in his early twenties, shortly after graduating from college.) Hawthorne's ...
... and gauger at the Boston Custom House. He had become engaged in the previous year to the illustrator and transcendentalist Sophia Peabody. Seeking a ...
... in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Massachusetts. Wife Sophia and daughter Una were originally buried in England. However, in June 2006, they were ...