. The Americana : a universal reference library, comprising the arts and sciences, literature, history, biograhy, geography, commerce, etc., of the world . ^(1^ TG ^^:-. V LONGFELLOW.,^. UNITED STATES— INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT calls t/ne veiiie Europecnnc^^ among the edu-cated classes. Many years after, when Mrs.Frances Anne Kemble, writing in reference tothe dramatic stage, pointed out that the theatricalinstinct of Americans created in them an affinityfor the French in which the English, hatingexhibitions of emotion and self display, did notshare, she recognized in our nation this tingeof

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. The Americana : a universal reference library, comprising the arts and sciences, literature, history, biograhy, geography, commerce, etc., of the world .  ^(1^ TG ^^:-. V LONGFELLOW.,^. UNITED STATES— INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT calls t/ne veiiie Europecnnc^^ among the edu-cated classes. Many years after, when Mrs.Frances Anne Kemble, writing in reference tothe dramatic stage, pointed out that the theatricalinstinct of Americans created in them an affinityfor the French in which the English, hatingexhibitions of emotion and self display, did notshare, she recognized in our nation this tingeof Stock Photo
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. The Americana : a universal reference library, comprising the arts and sciences, literature, history, biograhy, geography, commerce, etc., of the world . ^(1^ TG ^^:-. V LONGFELLOW.,^. UNITED STATES— INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT calls t/ne veiiie Europecnnc^^ among the edu-cated classes. Many years after, when Mrs.Frances Anne Kemble, writing in reference tothe dramatic stage, pointed out that the theatricalinstinct of Americans created in them an affinityfor the French in which the English, hatingexhibitions of emotion and self display, did notshare, she recognized in our nation this tingeof
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. The Americana : a universal reference library, comprising the arts and sciences, literature, history, biograhy, geography, commerce, etc., of the world . \ ^(1^ TG ^^:-. V LONGFELLOW.,^. UNITED STATES— INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT calls t/ne veiiie Europecnnc^^ among the edu-cated classes. Many years after, when Mrs.Frances Anne Kemble, writing in reference tothe dramatic stage, pointed out that the theatricalinstinct of Americans created in them an affinityfor the French in which the English, hatingexhibitions of emotion and self display, did notshare, she recognized in our nation this tingeof the French temperament, while perhaps, giv-ing an inadequate explanation of it. It is a curious fact that this lighter elementin the American, though visible even under theveil of Puritanism — as, for instance, whereSamuel Sewall dwells so dotingly upon his longseries of successive courtships — and still moreapparent in the early southern writers, as inWilliam Byrd, yet seemed to disappear duringthe period of the Revolution. Franklin, Adams,and Fisher Ames alone showed it among thegrave orators of the Revolution, and so strongan impression was left by this that the kindlyFren