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1879. The Story of Norway. I 886. The Modern Vikings: Stories of Life and Sport in the Norse/and (juvenile). 18 87. Against Heavy Odds: A Tale of Norse Heroism (juvenile). 1890. Essays on German Literature. 1892. Boyhood in Norway: Stories of Boy-L(fe in the Land of the Midnight Sun (juvenile). 1892; as The Battle of the Rafts and Other Stories, 1893. Norse/and Tales (juvenile). 1894. A Commentary on the Works of Henrik lbsen. 1894. Literary and Social Silhouettes. 1894. Essays on Scandinavian Literature.
I 96 7. Fiction Flute and Violin and Other Kentucky Tales and Romances. 1891. John Gray: A Kentucky Tale of the Olden Time. 1893. A Kentucky Cardinal. 1895. Aftermath. 1896. Summer in Arcady: A Tale of Nature. 1896. The Choir Invisible. 1897; revised edition, 1898. The Reign of Law: A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields. 1900; as The Increasing Purpose, 1900. The Mettle of the Pasture. 1903. The Bride of the Mistletoe. 1909. The Doctor's Christmas Eve. 1910. The Heroine in Bronze; or, A Portrait of a Girl: A Pastoral of the City.
Educated at the College of New Jersey, now Princeton University (one of the founders of the Nassau Monthly, 1842), graduated 1842; also studied law. Married Julia Mandeville Riggs in 1844; one son. Devoted himself to writing from 1845, and to writing for the stage from 1848; Founding Member, 1862, Secretary, 1862-71, and President, 1879, Union Oub,later Union League, Philadelphia; United States Ambassador to Turkey, 1871-75, and to Russia, 1875-78; President, Fairmount Park Commission, Philadelphia, 1886 until his death.
American Literature to 1900 by Lewis Leary (auth.)