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Seventy Years of Whittier Biographies: 1882-1952
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Seventy Years of Whittier Biographies:
Edward D. Snyder, Professor of English
Edward D. Snyder, Professor of English
Haverford College


1. "Whittier's Fundamental Religious Faith," in Howard H. Brinton, ed., Byways in Quaker History (Wallingford, Pennsylvania, 1944), p. 19.

2. "Whittier for To-day," in Park-Street Papers (Boston and New York, 1908), pp. 195-96, by Bliss Perry, from whose books I have "gladly learned" more about American literature than from those of any other scholar.

3. P. 179.

4. See Bliss Perry, "The Editor Who Was Never the Editor," in Park-Street Papers, pp. 205-277.

5. Published as the sixth essay in his Stelligeri and Other Essays Concerning America (New York, 1893).

6. Pp. 52-53.

7. See my comments on The Flowering of New England in Friends Intelligencer, XCIV (May 15, 1937), 340-341.

8. See Whittier's letter to Miss Phebe Woodman, June 1892, in Whittier Correspondence from the Oak Knoll Collections, ed. John Albree (Salem, 1911), p. 257.

9. BULLETIN OF FRIENDS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION, XXIX (Autumn, 1940), especially pp. 76-80.

10. See Bliss Perry's essay "The Colonel's Quality" in The Praise of Folly and Other Papers (Boston and New York, 1923), p. 77.

11. Pickard, p. 473.

12. P. 22.

13. P. 167. Cf. Albert Bigelow Paine, Mark Twain (New York and London, 1912), II, 603-10.

14. A review in The English Journal, XXIII (April, 1934), 348-49, and an article on "Whittier's Hymns" in Friends Quarterly Examiner (London) LXVIII (1934), 746-54.

15. Pp. 335, 338.

16. P. 17.