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James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell
Short Name: James Russell Lowell
Full Name: Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891
Birth Year: 1819
Death Year: 1891

Lowell, James Russell, LL.D., was born at Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 22, 1819; graduated at Harvard College, 1838, and was called to the Bar in 1840. Professor of Modern Languages and Literature (succeeding the Poet Longfellow) in Harvard, 1855; American Minister to Spain, also to England in 1881. He was editor of the Atlantic Monthly, from 1857 to 1862; and of the North American Review from 1863 to 1872. Professor Lowell is the most intellectual of American poets, and first of her art critics and humorists. He has written much admirable moral and sacred poetry, but no hymns. One piece, “Men, whose boast it is that ye" (Against Slavery), is part of an Anti-Slavery poem, and in its present form is found in Hymns of the Spirit, 1864. Part of this is given in Songs for the Sanctuary, N.Y., 1865, as "They are slaves who will not choose.” [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Wikipedia Biography

James Russell Lowell (/ˈloʊəl/; February 22, 1819 – August 12, 1891) was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat. He is associated with the fireside poets, a group of New England writers who were among the first American poets that rivaled the popularity of British poets. These writers usually used conventional forms and meters in their poetry, making them suitable for families entertaining at their fireside.

Texts by James Russell Lowell (29)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Bowing thyself in dust before a bookJames Russell Lowell (Author)English2
Cedo ou tarde, em dura escolhaJames Russell Lowell (Author)Portuguese2
Day by day the sun has sailedJac. Lowell (Author)2
Friends of freedom, ye who standJ. R. Lowell (Author)English6
God scatters love on every sideJames Russell Lowell (Author)English2
God works for all. Ye cannot hemJ. R. Lowell (Author)English2
Great truths are portions of the soul of manJames Russell Lowell (Author)3
Great universal Lord of allJames Russell Lowell (Author)1
Homoj, kies fierec' estas pri la liberec'James Russell Lowell (Author)Esperanto3
I do not come to weep above thy pallJames Russell Lowell (Author)English2
I had a little daughter, and she was given to meJames Russell Lowell (Author)English2
I love the rites of holy churchJ. R. Lowell (Author)English2
Into the sunshine, full of the lightLowell (Author)3
Men whose boast it is, that yeJames Russell Lowell (Author)English53
நம் ஒவ்வொருவர்க்கும் ஒவ்வொரு தேசமும் (Nam ovvoruvarkkum ovvoru tēcamum)James R. Lowell (Author)Tamil2
Not as all other women areJames Russell Lowell (Author)2
Of all the myriad moods of mindJames Russell Lowell (Author)4
Once to every man and nationJames Russell Lowell, 1819 - 91 (Author)English179
One feast, of holy days crestJames Russell Lowell (Author)English2
The ages one great minster seemJames Russell Lowell (Author)English5
The true freedom is to shareJames Russell Lowell (Author)2
Then to side with Truth is nobleJames Russell Lowell (Author)English2
There is no wind but soweth seedsJames Russell Lowell (Author)English3
They are slaves who will not choose Lowell (Author)English14
Though the cause of evil prosperJames Russell Lowell (Author)2
We will speak outJames Russell Lowell (Author)2
What means this glory round our feetJames Russell Lowell (Author)English25
When a deed is done for freedomJames Russell Lowell (Author)English4
Where is the true man's fatherlandJ. R. Lowell (Author)English6

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