Richard Henry Stoddard's early years were rather Dickensian.
An obituary of Richard Henry Stoddard.
"[S]he was a poetical writer of no mean gifts, and her insight, her encouragement, and her felicitous comradeship in his work as a writer became constituent elements in his [R. H. Stoddard's] career."
"Mr Stoddard has been for years recognized as the most distinguished American man of letters; his gifts have been manifold, and his usefulness of a high a varied order."
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