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What Is the Bread-and-Cheese Club of James Fenimore Cooper?

What Is the Bread-and-Cheese Club of James Fenimore Cooper?

Old Washington Hall, New York City, was the meeting-place of a coterie of literary men, among whom were Cooper, Bryant, Verplanck, Sands, Halleck, and others, known as the Bread-and-Cheese Club, because, in their voting for membership, bread was used for the affirmative, and cheese for the negative ballots. Last Updated …

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Who Was The Writer of Red Badge of Courage?

Who Was The Writer of Red Badge of Courage?

Stephen Crane wrote “ The Red Badge of Courage.” Stephen Crane was a native of New York City; for a time he was a newspaper man connected with the Newark Daily Advertiser. When he wrote his famous “ Red Badge of Courage,” literary critics hailed him as the writer of the …

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What Writers Have Immortalized Greylock Mountain ?

What Writers Have Immortalized Greylock Mountain ?

The rugged beauty of Greylock Mountain,Massachusetts, has been sung by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Henry David Thoreau, William Cullen Bryant, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Fanny Kemble. The summit of the mountain had for Hawthorne a peculiar fascination. From the streets of Williamstown, from all the ways by which he sauntered through the countryside, …

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