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

Horace Greeley (1811–1872)

Greeley, Horace. A famous American editor and controversial writer; born in Amherst, NH, Feb. 3, 1811; died in New York, Nov. 29, 1872. In the countless articles, papers, and pamphlets that issued from his pen, as well as in ‘The American Conflict’ and ‘Recollections of a Busy Life,’ he is revealed as the consistent and able opponent of social wrongs and ills of every description; and as a writer he is gifted with a nervous, living style that powerfully supports the arguments he advances. In ‘Glances at Europe’ and like works he is happy in description. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).