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CHAPTER XIV
AMERICAN LITERATURE

poets-Longfellow, Lowell, and Holmes. In the early lives of these three there was a somewhat remarkable similarity. They were all descendants of cultured New England families. They grew up surrounded by people of education and intellect. They were thorough bookmen, and each held a professorship at Harvard. Here the resemblance ends, for never were three poets more unlike in work and disposition than "the Cambridge Poets."
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1807-1882, born at Portland, Maine, had all the advantages of books, college, and home culture;
and he made such good use of them that shortly after leaving Bowdoin College he was offered, and accepted, its professorship of modern languages. He spent three years in Europe preparing for the position,which he held for six years, and then became professor at Harvard. He had already published verse, and some of his pupils had read his Outre Her, a graceful and poetical mingling of bits of travel, stories, and translations.
Up to 1839 Longfellow had published little but translations and a few school-books, but in that year came Hyperion, a prose romance, more or less autobiographical, and Voices o the Night.
In the latter volume were translations from six or seven languages. There were also A Psalm

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