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4 edition of An American man of letters found in the catalog.

An American man of letters

George Horton, the Negro poet.

by Collier Cobb

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horton, George Moses, 1798?-ca.1880.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24178069M
    OCLC/WorldCa27231828

      Revisiting Harold Robbins, the Forgotten "Dirty Old Man of American Letters" "the dirty old man of American letters." He owned a home in Beverly Hills, villas in the South of France and Mexico.   A great man of American letters Alistair Cooke was a brilliant and just observer of the US, equally ready to praise and blame. Alastair Author: Alastair Harper.

    THE FIRST AMERICAN MAN OF LETTERS BENJAMIN FRANKLIN The Avery Hopwood Address-I By CARL VAN DOREN [T is a strange fact in the history of lit­ erature, though only one of many strange facts in that enormous record, that Benjamin Franklin should so often have been overlooked as a man of letters when he was that, on the whole, before. An American Man of Letters 7 The following stanza is from one of his poems of the same period: "Come melting Pity, from afar, And break this vast euormons bar, Between a wretch and thee ; Purchase a few short days of time, And bid a vassal soar sublime, On wings of Liberty.".

    Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. chipped and torn, d.w. and cloth lightly soiled. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, vg Binding. Man of Letters. By Roger Angel l. February 7, but almost every letter in the book’s four hundred and eighteen pages contains similarly brusque and entertaining clarities—the Rossian Author: Roger Angell.


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