Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this, that you are dreadfully like other people.
James Russell Lowell Quotes
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||22nd February, 1819|
|Death:||12th August, 1891|
|Profession:||Critic, Diplomat, Editor, Lawyer, Poet, Professor|
James Russell Lowell was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He was an American Romantic poet, critic, lawyer, professor, 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. He graduated from Harvard College in 1838. He earned a law degree from Harvard Law School. He married Maria White in 1844. He accepted a professorship of languages at Harvard in 1854; he continued to teach there for twenty years. He also became editor of The Atlantic Monthly. He received his first political appointment, the ambassadorship to the Kingdom of Spain. He was later appointed ambassador to the Court of St. James's. He believed that the poet played an important role as a prophet and critic of society. He wrote several poems include: A Year's Life, The Biglow Papers, A Fable for Critics, The Vision of Sir Launfal, Under the Willows, The Cathedral, and Heartsease and Rue.
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