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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – The Courtin’ – James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor and diplomat. His work is associated with the Fireside poets – the first group of American poets to rival the British in their work.  Their use of conventional forms and … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Cotter’s Saturday Night – Robert Burns

On August 5, 1788, Robert Burns married Jean Armour.  It seems only fitting that we might take a look in on a verbal picture he paints of Scottish home life on this anniversary.  Funny how times change and yet so … Continue reading

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