Page images
PDF
EPUB

CONTAINING

Biographies of the Most Prominent Authors,

BRITISH AND AMERICAN,

WITH

EXTRACTS FROM THEIR WRITINGS.

ALSO,

GEMS OF THOUGHT, BIRTHDAYS OF AUTHORS, PSEU
DONYMS, CONTEMPORANEOUS WRITERS, ETC.

BY

HARRIET B. SWINEFORD,

LATE TEACHER OF LITERATURE IN THE STATE NORMAL
SCHOOL, LOCK HAVEN, PA.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITI

PHILADELPHIA:
RAUB & CO.

635287

Copyright,
HARRIET B. SWINEFORD.

1883.

WILLIAM RUTTER COMPANY,

BOOK MANUFACTURERS,

SEVENTH AND CHERRY STREETS, PHILA.

WESTCOTT & THOMSON,
Flereotypers and Electrotypers, Philada.

Letter of Acknowledgment.

THE AUTHOR DESIRES TO EXPRESS HER
RECOGNITION OF THE INVALUABLE
ASSISTANCE RENDERED IN THE
PREPARATION OF THIS
WORK BY

DR. ALBERT N. RAUB,

AUTHOR OF

STUDIES IN ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE,"

« PreviousContinue »