Emily Dickinson
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to a successful family with strong community ties, she lived a mostly introverted and...
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Mary E. Hewitt
Mary Elizabeth Hewitt (March 20, 1807 – September 17, 1884) was an American poet and editor born in Malden, Massachusetts to Thomas Hewitt and Elizabeth Durkee. On April 25, 1832 she married Sa...
Stephen Crane
Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900) was an American author. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Natura...
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List of poems by Robert Frost
The following is a List of poems by Robert Frost. Robert Frost was an American poet, and the recipient of four Pulitzer Prizes for poetry.
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David Peck Todd
David Peck Todd (March 19, 1855 – June 1, 1939) was a noted American astronomer. He produced a complete set of photographs of the 1882 transit of Venus.
Todd was born in Lake Ridge, New Yo...
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first ...
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Lavinia Norcross Dickinson
Lavinia Norcross Dickinson (February 28, 1833 – August 31, 1899) was the younger sister of famed American poet, Emily Dickinson.Lavinia "Vinnie" Dickinson was instrumental in achieving the posth...
Owen Chase
Owen Chase (October 7, 1797 – March 7, 1869) was First Mate of the whale ship Essex, that was struck and sunk by a sperm whale on November 20, 1820. Chase wrote about the incident in Narrative of the ...
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Lucy Terry
Lucy Terry Prince, often credited as simply Lucy Terry, (c. 1730–1821) was brought to Rhode Island as a slave from Africa. Her future husband purchased her freedom before their marriage in 1756. She c...
Herman Melville
Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, writer of short stories, and poet from the American Renaissance period. The bulk of his writings was published betw...
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Wadsworth-Longfellow House
The Wadsworth-Longfellow House is an historic house and museum in Portland, Maine, United States. It is located at 489 Congress Street and is operated by the Maine Historical Society. It was desi...
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Edgar Fawcett
Edgar Fawcett (May 26, 1847 - May 2, 1904) was an American novelist and poet.
Fawcett was born in New York City on May 26, 1847 and spent much of his life there. Educated at Columbia College, he o...
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Emily Dickinson Museum
The Emily Dickinson Museum is a historic house museum consisting of two houses: the Dickinson Homestead (also known as Emily Dickinson Home or Emily Dickinson House) and the Evergreens. The Dickinson...
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Edith M. Thomas
Edith Matilda Thomas (August 12, 1854 – September 13, 1925) was an American poet who "was one of the first poets to capture successfully the excitement of the modern city."
Died in Chatham C...
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Hyperion (Longfellow novel)
Hyperion: A Romance is one of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's earliest works, published in 1839. It is a prose romance which was published alongside his first volume of poems, Voices of the Night.
Hy...
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823 – May 9, 1911) was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the 1840s...
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Augustine Joseph Hickey Duganne
Augustine Joseph Hickey Duganne (1823–1884) was a Civil War era American poet, playwright, and dime novelist. He is the author of Camps and Prison (1865), a vivid account of his Civil War experiences...
Kavanagh (novel)
Kavanagh is a novel by the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Longefellow began writing the story in 1847 and it was published in 1849. Kavanagh is the story of a country romance. Besides a...
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Alice Mary Longfellow
Alice Mary Longfellow (September 22, 1850 – December 7, 1928) was a philanthropist, preservationist, and the eldest surviving daughter of the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. She is best kno...
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Livyatan melvillei
Livyatan melvillei is an extinct species of physeteroid whale, which lived during the Miocene epoch, approximately 12-13 million years ago.
In November 2008, fossil remains of Livyatan melvillei w...
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Mabel Loomis Todd
Mabel Loomis Todd or Mabel Loomis (November 10, 1856 – October 14, 1932) was an American editor and writer, and the wife of the astronomer David Peck Todd. She is remembered as the editor of pos...
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Robert Frost Farm (Ripton, Vermont)
The Robert Frost Farm, also known as the Homer Noble Farm, is a National Historic Landmark in Ripton, Vermont. It is a 150-acre (61 ha) farm property off Vermont Route 125 in the Green Mountains...
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Essex (whaleship)
The Essex was an American whaleship from Nantucket, Massachusetts. The ship, captained by George Pollard, Jr., was attacked and sunk by a sperm whale in the southern Pacific Ocean in 1820. The crew sp...
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Julia Caroline Dorr
Julia Caroline (Ripley) Dorr (1825–1913) was an American author who published both prose and poetry. She was born at Charleston, South Carolina, but moved early in her life to New York City, then to R...
Arthur D. Norcross
Arthur Dickinson Norcross was an American musician and politician who served in the both branches of the Massachusetts Legislature. He was a first cousin of poet Emily Dickinson.
Robert Frost
Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarde...
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