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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 van Dyke (1852–1933)

van Dyke, Henry. An American clergyman, lecturer, and diplomat; born in Germantown, PA, 1852; died in 1933. He was Professor of English Literature at Princeton after 1900, and from 1913 to 1917 was American Minister to Holland. Among his numerous works are: ‘The Story of the Psalms’; ‘The Poetry of Tennyson’ (1889); ‘The Christ Child in Art’; ‘The Builders, and Other Poems’; ‘Poems’ (1911). Collections of short stories are ‘The Ruling Passion’; ‘The Blue Flower’; ‘The Unknown Quantity’; Essays: ‘Little Rivers’ (1895); ‘Fisherman’s Luck’ (1899); ‘Days Off’ (1907); ‘Fighting for Peace’ (1917). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).