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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 14

1871
...writes Lowell in his brilliant Fable for the Critics — " There is Hawthorne with genius so shrinking and rare That you hardly at first see the strength that is there" — and in Hawthorne there really is a true and effective force. But is it quite sufficient for the...
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Reader! Walk Up at Once (it Will Soon be Too Late) and Buy at a Perfectly ...

James Russell Lowell - American literature - 1848 - 78 pages
...waist, And muddied the stream ere he took his first taste. "There is Hawthorne, with genius so shrinking and rare That you hardly at first see the strength...worth a descent from Olympus to meet ; 'Tis as if a rough oak that for ages had stood, With his gnarled bony branches like ribs of the wood. Should bloom,...
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The Ladies' companion at home and abroad [afterw.] The Ladies' companion and ...

Jane Loudon
...The Scarlet Letter ;" " The House of the Seven Gables," fyc. fyc!) There is Hawtliorne, with genins so striking and rare That you hardly at first see...there ; A frame so robust, with a nature so sweet, S0 earnest, so graceful, so solid, so fleet, Is worth a descent from Olympus to meet; 'Tis as if a...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1854
...author of " Twice-told Tales," again, is thus presented : There is Hawthorne, with genins so shrinking and rare That you hardly at first see the strength...worth a descent from Olympus to meet ; 'Tis as if a rough oak that for ages had stood, With his gnarled bony branches like ribs of the wood, Should bloom,...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 32

1854
...author of " Twice-told Tales," again, is thus presented : TJTere is Hawthorne, with genius so shrinking and rare That you hardly at first see the strength...so fleet, Is worth a descent from Olympus to meet ; "Pis as if a rough oak that for ages had stood, With his gnarled bony branches, like ribs of the...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 101

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, William Harrison Ainsworth, Thomas Hood - 1854
...author of " Twice-told Tales," again, is thus presented : There is Hawthorne, with genius so shrinking and rare That you hardly at first see the strength...so fleet, Is worth a descent from Olympus to meet ; "1'is as if a rough oak that for ages had stood, \Vith his gnarled bony branches like ribs of the...
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The poetical works of James R. Lowell

James Russell Lowell - 1858
...muddied the stream ere he took his first taste. great, " There is Hawthorne, with genins so shrinking and rare That you hardly at first see the strength...worth a descent from Olympus to meet; 'Tis as if a rough oak that for ages had stood, With his gnarled bony branches like ribs of the wood, Should bloom,...
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Fable for critics. Bigelow papers. Unhappy lot of Mr. Knott. An oriental ...

James Russell Lowell - American poetry - 1858
...And muddied the stream ere he took his first taste. " There is Hawthorne, with genius so shrinking and rare That you hardly at first see the strength...so fleet, Is worth a descent from Olympus to meet; "Pis as if a rough oak that for ages had stood, With his gnarled bony branches like ribs of the wood,...
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The North British Review, Volume 33

Allan Freer - 1860
...American soil. As Lowell sings of him— " There is Hawthorne, with genins so shrinking and rare, That yon hardly at first see the strength that is there: A...worth a descent from Olympus to meet. 'Tis as if a rough oak, that for ages had stood, With his gnarled, bony branches, like ribs of the wood, Should...
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The North British review

1860
...to find on American soil. As Lowell sings of him — " There is Hawthorne, with genins so shrinking and rare, That you hardly at first see the strength that is there : A frame so robnst, with a nature so sweet, So earnest, so graceful, so solid, so fleet, Is worth a descent from...
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