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James Russell Lowell
(1819-1891) born on
Feb 22
US poet, critic, editor, diplomat. He was the first editor of "Atlantic Monthly," 1857-61; ambassador to Spain and Great Britain, 1877-85.
         
   
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What a sense of security in an old book which Time has criticized for us!

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It is the privilege of genius that to it life never grows commonplace as to the rest of us.
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The true ideal is not opposed to the real but lies in it; and blessed are the eyes that find it.
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Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
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An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in the long run.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: My Study Windows, "Library of Old Authors" (1871).
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A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
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