The Complete Writings of John Greenleaf Whittier

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Publisher: Kirk Press
ISBN: 9781443718493
Release Date: 2008-08
Genre: Literary Collections

The Complete Writings Of John Greenleaf Whittier: Volume III. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Complete Writings of John Greenleaf Whittier Volume 7

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Publisher: Theclassics.Us
ISBN: 1230325255
Release Date: 2013-09
Genre:

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... THE INNER LIFE THE AGENCY OF EVIL. 'From the Supernaturalism of New England, in the Democratic Review for 1843. In this life of ours, so full of mystery, so hung about with wonders, so written over with dark riddles, where even the lights held by prophets and inspired ones only serve to disclose the solemn portals of a future state of being, leaving all beyond in shadow, perhaps the darkest and most difficult problem which presents itself is that of the origin of evil, --the source whence flow the black and bitter waters of sin and suffering and discord, --the wrong which all men see in others and feel in themselves, --the unmistakable facts of human depravity and misery. A superficial philosophy may attempt to refer all these dark phenomena of man's existence to his own passions, circumstances, and will; but the thoughtful observer cannot rest satisfied with secondary causes. The grossest materialism, at times, reveals something of that latent dread of an invisible and spiritual influence which is inseparable from our nature. Like Eliphaz the Temanite, it is conscious of a spirit passing before its face, the form whereof is not discerned. It is indeed true that our modern divines and theologians, as if to atoue for the too easy credulity of their order formerly, have unceremoniously consigned the old beliefs of Satanic agency, demoniacal possession, and witchcraft, to Milton's receptacle of exploded follies and detected impostures, "Over the backside of the world far off, Into a limbo broad and large, and called The paradise of fools,"--that indeed, out of their peculiar province, and apart from the routine of their vocation, they have become the most thorough sceptics and unbelievers among us. Yet it must be owned that, if they have not...

Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier 1884

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
ISBN: 0766170659
Release Date: 2003-07-01
Genre: Poetry

1884. In this volume, for the first time, is a complete collection of Whittier's poetical writings. There are pieces in this collection which the author would "willingly let die." It is now to late to disown them, and Whittier must submit to the inevitable penalty of poetical as well as other sins. There are others, intimately connected with the author's life and times, which owe their tenacity of vitality to the circumstances under which they were written, and the events by which they were suggested. Illustrated.

The Complete Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier Primary Source Edition

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Publisher: Nabu Press
ISBN: 1289634696
Release Date: 2013-09
Genre:

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

The Complete Works of Whittier

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC
ISBN: 0559076916
Release Date: 2009-04
Genre: History

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

John Greenleaf Whittier s Poetry

Author: Robert Penn Warren
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 1452910553
Release Date: 1971
Genre: American poetry

John Greenleaf Whittier's Poetry was first published in 1971. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. In this volume Robert Warren Penn, the noted critic, poet, and novelist, provides a major new appraisal of the once enormously popular New England port, John Greenleaf Whittier, along with his selection of 36 of Whittier's poems. Through Warren's perceptive and illuminating discussion, the significance of Whittier as a writer for our time becomes clear. In his introduction Warren shows that Whittier's deep commitment to his fellowman, especially his devotion to the cause of abolition, profoundly influenced his writing. In his estimate of Whittier's place in literature, Warren invokes the questions What does the past mean to an American? and in this context he compares Whittier with Cooper, Hawthorne, Melville, and Faulkner. He finds that Whittier's "star belongs in their constellation. If it is less commanding than any of theirs it yet shines with a clear and authentic light."

The Complete Works of Whittier Volume 7

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Publisher: Pinnacle Press
ISBN: 1374995711
Release Date: 2017-05-26
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

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Personal Poems

Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 9783732656028
Release Date: 2018-04-05
Genre: Fiction

Reproduction of the original: Personal Poems by John Greenleaf Whittier