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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Henry Mills Alden (1836–1919)

Alden, Henry Mills. An American editor, poet, and prose-writer; born at Mt. Tabor, VT, Nov. 11, 1836; died in 1919. He was graduated at Williams College and Andover Theological Seminary; settled in New York, in 1861, became managing editor of Harper’s Weekly in 1864, and editor of Harper’s Monthly Magazine in 1869. He published: ‘The Ancient Lady of Sorrow,’ a poem (1872); ‘God in His World’ (1890); ‘A Study of Death’ (1895); ‘Harper’s Pictorial History of the Rebellion’; ‘Magazine Writing and the New Literature’ (1908). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).