• James Russell Lowell - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Russell_Lowell James Russell Lowell was born February 22, 1819. He was a member of the eighth generation of the Lowell family, the descendants of Percival Lowle who settled in Newbury, Massachusetts, in 1639. His parents were the Reverend Charles Lowell (1782–1861), a minister at a Unitarian church in Boston who had previously studied theology at Edinburgh, and Harriett Brackett Spence Lowell.
  • James Russell Lowell | American poet and critic | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/biography/James-Russell-Lowell James Russell Lowell, American poet, critic, essayist, editor, and diplomat whose major significance probably lies in the interest in literature he helped develop in the United States. He was a highly influential man of letters in his day, but his reputation declined in the 20th century. A member
  • About James Russell Lowell | Academy of American Poets

    poets.org/poet/james-russell-lowell James Russell Lowell was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on February 22, 1819, the son of the Reverend Charles Lowell and Harriet Spence. He attended William Wells School and Harvard University, where he graduated with a degree in law. However, Lowell had no interest in pursuing a career in that ...
  • James Russell Lowell - James Russell Lowell Poems - Poem ...

    www.poemhunter.com/james-russell-lowell James Russell Lowell was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat. He is associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers who were among the first American poets who rivaled the popularity of British poets.
  • James Russell Lowell | Poetry Foundation

    www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/james-russell-lowell The most versatile of the New Englanders during the middle of the nineteenth century, James Russell Lowell was a vital force in the history of American literature and thought during his lifetime. His range and perspicacity in literary criticism are unequalled in nineteenth-century America. He did more than anyone before Mark Twain in elevating the vernacular to a medium of serious artistic ...
  • 66 James Russell Lowell Quotes - BrainyQuote

    www.brainyquote.com/authors/james-russell-lowell-quotes James Russell Lowell Time Old Security Us Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
  • TOP 25 QUOTES BY JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL (of 453) | A-Z Quotes

    www.azquotes.com/author/9084-James_Russell_Lowell James Russell Lowell (2012). “The Vision of Sir Launfal And Other Poems by James Russell Lowell, With a Biographical Sketch and Notes, a Portrait and Other Illustrations”, p.46, tredition
  • James Russell Lowell | Westminster Abbey

    www.westminster-abbey.org/abbey-commemorations/.../james-russell-lowell In the vestibule of the Chapter House at Westminster Abbey is a stone tablet and a stained glass window in memory of James Russell Lowell, American poet and writer. The tablet is by sculptor George Frampton and shows a marble half length relief of Lowell flanked by two standing figures.
  • James Russell Lowell Quotes (Author of Abraham Lincoln)

    www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/15585.James_Russell_Lowell 57 quotes from James Russell Lowell: 'Fate loves the fearless.', 'Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.', and 'AND what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days; Then Heaven tries earth if it be in tune, And over it softly her warm ear lays; Whether we look, or whether we listen, We hear life murmur, or see it glisten;'
  • Love by James Russell Lowell - Poems | Academy of American ...

    poets.org/poem/love-4 James Russell Lowell. 1848. Under the Willows [May is a pious fraud of the almanac] May is a pious fraud of the almanac, A ghastly parody of real Spring Shaped out of snow and breathed with eastern wind; Or if, o'er-confident, she trust the date, And, with her handful of anemones, Herself as shivery, steal into the sun, The season need but turn ...