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Curtis cited Emerson's Dartmouth College oration as an example of his idea of "a supreme specimen of eloquence."
Ludlow was a member of Taylor's poetic group, along with Richard Henry Stoddard, Elizabeth Barstow Stoddard, Edmund Clarence Stedman, George Henry Boker, Fitz-James O'Brien, Christopher P. Cranch, and George William Curtis.
Curtis and Aldrich both spoke at the "Authors Reading" done by the friends of Longfellow for the Longfellow Memorial Fund.
Curtis had a break down in October of 1873. During this time, Aldrich filled in for him at Harper's.
In 1853, Briggs edited Putnam's Magazine with George William Curtis.
Clare discusses G.W. Curtis' Trumps and discusses how it has increasingly interested the reading audience and claims that it is on par with English serial stories.
Curtis is listed as one of the few critics who "did justice to the drama" in reviewing Augustin Daly's Deborah.
Curtis and Howells both spoke at the "Authors Reading" done by the friends of Longfellow for the Longfellow Memorial Fund.
Howells and Curtis were among the speakers at the "Authors' Reading" done by the friends of Longfellow for the Longfellow Memorial Fund.
Howells takes over Curtis' position at Harper's Magazine when Curtis leaves.
Curtis was a member of Bayard Taylor's poetic group.
Edward Wilkins' ability to combine "society gossip and theatrical chit-chat in an amusing style" was reminiscent of Curtis's contributions to Harper's.
Aldrich and Curtis were close friends, and in a letter to Stedman, Aldrich describes Curtis as "irreplaceable."
Howells mentions his adoration of Curtis and muses over why he didn't see him when he visited New York.
Winter remarks that the two men were friends from the moment they met until the end of Curtis' life.
Curtis lived at Brook Farm and was influenced by Emerson, one of the Farm's many residents.
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