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Memoir of George Livermore

Charles Deane

Memoir of George Livermore

prepared agreeably to a resolution of the Massachusetts Historical Society

by Charles Deane

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Published by J. Wilson and Son in Cambridge [Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Livermore, George, -- 1809-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Deane
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 19049
    ContributionsMassachusetts Historical Society
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination60 p.
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15468079M

    I grew to know him better in those days, and he found us hospitable, in the main degree, to his view of things, socialism being the only issue on which we were not in accord. It beats old age, disease, or falling down the cellar stairs. I know the abysmal ignorance of the world and human character which, as a girl,7 you necessarily have. He has come to New Orleans in a haphazard, fancy-free way, making a trip toward Mexico. Helena, wherever addressed. I have more respect for Barbara Walters after having read the book and learning how hard she had to work to get to where she is today.

    Burroughs, Alfred Wegener, Neil Young, Sylvia Plath, and Ludwig Wittgenstein with thoughts about a wide-ranging array of topics: feminism, melancholia, her childhood, literature, the disappearance of things, or the bats of Austin, Texas. Each year of darkness but makes the star of his fame increase and brighten, but we have, I think, no full conception as yet of his greatness, no adequate realization of how wide and permanent a fame he has won. I am truly sorry, but this is the only way out for me. He then moved to St.

    If further clue to the real nature of Ambrose Bierce were needed it is to be found in a conversation he had in his later years with a young girl: "You must be very proud, Mr. The California Star's introduction to the public of what would, in our less direct day, be known as its "esteemed contemporary" is typical: "We have received two late numbers of the Californian, axi dim, dirty little paper printed in Monterey on the worn-out materials of one of the old California WAR PRESSES. To be profitable, we must actually create a profitable trading system, and then we must adhere to it in actual trading. But you are so young and untaught in that way—and I have the testimony of little felicities and purely literary touches apparently unconscious in your letters—perhaps your unschooled heart and hope should not be held as having4 spoken the conclusive word. But to Bierce's mind, "noble and nude and antique," this mid-Victorian draping and bedecking of "unpleasant truths" was abhorrent.


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