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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
H. M. Ayres, ed.  The Reader’s Dictionary of Authors.  1917.
 
Hamilton Wright Mabie (1846–1916)
 
Mabie, Hamilton Wright. A distinguished American essayist, critic, and editor; born at Cold Spring, NY, Dec. 13, 1846; died at Summit, NJ, Dec. 31, 1916. He graduated from Williams College, practiced law for a time in New York City, and then entered journalism, becoming in 1879 associate editor of the Christian Union, now the Outlook. His books are: ‘Norse Stories Retold from the Eddas’ (1882); ‘My Study Fire’ (1890–94); ‘Under the Trees and Elsewhere’; ‘Short Studies in Literature’; ‘Essays in Literary Interpretation’; ‘Essays on Nature and Culture’; ‘Essays on Books and Culture’; ‘William Shakespeare’ (1900); ‘Backgrounds of Literature’ (1903); ‘American Ideals’ (1913); ‘Japan, To-day and To-morrow’ (1914). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).
 
 
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