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George William Curtis.

Cary, Edward

George William Curtis.

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Published by Scholarly Press in St. Clair Shores, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Curtis, George William, 1824-1892.,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBoston, Houghton, Mifflin, 1895;
    SeriesAmerican men of letters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1493 .C3 1969b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 343 p.
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5047410M
    LC Control Number74008005

    Winter states that neither Curtis nor Greeley were "worldly-wise; neither was versed in political duplicty. A supporter of presidential candidate Franklin Delano Roosevelt 's efforts to normalize relations between the United States and the Soviet UnionBok made a two-month tour of Russia inthen stayed on for three additional months, working in a factory and as a chauffeur. From the age of six to eleven he was in the school of C. Dwight in Latin and music, Charles A. Curtis's writing was always clear and direct, displaying fairness of mind and good temper.

    Winter also cites some of Curtis's verse as part of his discussion of the "poetical feeling that existed in New England about " and the politics of the region and the time; responses to the Fugitive Slave Law, "Uncle Tom's Cabin," and other events leading to the Civil War Curtis's writing was always clear and direct, displaying fairness of mind and good temper. In he became chancellor of the University of New York. Language: English. Learn More in these related Britannica articles:. Noble himself, and speaking only for right, and truth, and beauty, he addressed nobility in others.

    Winter applauds Curtis for his ability to incorporate and appreciate both the past and present in his work, as well as the sense of insight that comes through in Curtis's writing. I have other questions or need to report an error Please email the diagnostic information above to help pglaf. In he refused to support James G. The splendid structure of his character stands before the world like a monument of gold.


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Many of his essays were collected, chiefly in The Potiphar Papersa satire on fashionable society, and Prue and I A Court in Germany ordered that access to certain items in the Project Gutenberg collection are blocked from Germany.

He then spent time in Concord, Mass. My brother had some good times with george during the harry ells days.

Winter discusses Curtis' oratorical career, particulary during "that conflict, of Right against Wrong, [into which] Curtis threw himself, with all his soul. He was a strong opponent of capital punishment and, in Star Wormwoodused the most heinous crime imaginable to argue that it was still unjustified.

Jerome J. Appointed an Orphans Court judge the following year, he became president judge of the George William Curtis. book of Common Pleas in Its report was the foundation of every effort since made for the purification and regulation of the service and for the destruction of political patronage.

Early in life Curtis spent two years at the Brook Farm community and school, subsequently remaining near ConcordMass. Winter then discusses how the oratorical schools of Curtis' time no longer exist.

He helped found and was associate editor of Putnam's Magazine and published several volumes of essays written for Putnam's and Harper's Weekly, the best known being Potiphar Papersa satire on fashionable society and Prue and Ia sentimental and tenderly humorous study of life. Edward Gary.

Knopf, The marriage ended in divorce in Bradford in literature, John S. He seemed to speak as an inhabitant of heaven, and with the inspiration and authority of a prophet. Permission having been granted, they became boarders there in the spring or summer of Winter notes that he is specifically referring to Curtis' speaking career from " The software we use sometimes flags "false positives" -- that is, blocks that should not have occurred.

The failure of Putnam's left him deeply in debt, and it took him many years to settle this obligation. Most recently updated: January 28, Brown in theoretical and practical agriculture. Curtis was a member of Bayard Taylor's poetic group His brother Burrill, two years older, was his inseparable companion, and they were strongly attached to each other.

The chief of these were The Potiphar Papersa satire on the fashionable society of the day; and Prue and Ia pleasantly sentimental, fancifully tender and humourous study of life.

Trying a different Web browser might help. Curtis was one of the original members of the Board of Education for what would become New York City, and advocated educational reforms. Winter describes Curtis during their first meeting as "a young man, lithe, slender, faultlessly apparelled, very handsome, who rose at my approach, turning upon me a countenance that beamed with kindness, and a smile that was a welcome from the heart If the young ladies are appalled by what they read, they can close the book at the bottom of page one; if they read further, they will learn what is in the world and in its people, and no parents who have been discerning with their children need fear the outcome.

May the love of friends and The family removed to New York inGeorge studied at home with tutors, and was an attendant at the church of Dr. He remained there for two years, and met many interesting men and women. Curtis's writing was always clear and direct, displaying fairness of mind and good temper.A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts. Aug 25,  · Titbottom's Spectacles is a humorous short story by American writer and public speaker George William Curtis/5.

the label of the George William Curtis Collection, resulting in an exhibition and subsequent gifts of letters, scrapbooks, paintings and memorabilia.

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A major part of the most recent gifts were given by descendants and relatives of George William Curtis: Bridgham, Constance, and George William Curtis; Marian Holyoke; Mrs.

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