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" I have always observed that the visitors to the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and the heroic. They linger... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 138
1821
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Longfellow: A Rediscovered Life

Charles C. Calhoun - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 317 pages
...1819—and had paused in Poets' Corner. He noted that visitors to the Abbey lingered longest there, "as about the tombs of friends and companions; for...companionship between the author and the reader." At the time of Longfellow's death, this intimacy between the poet and his admirers remained an unmistakable...
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Seeing Europe with Famous Authors: Volum, Book 1

Francis Halsey - Travel - 2006 - 212 pages
...on the *Prom "The Sfcetoh Book." Published by QP Putnam's Sons. splendid monuments of the great and heroic. They linger about these as about the tombs...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and. obscure; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow men is ever new,...
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Physician and Surgeon: A Professional Medical Journal, Volume 33

Medicine - 1911
...that longs after the accomplishment of the dream of unnumbered centuries — the brotherhood of man. Other men are known to posterity only through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new, active...
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