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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819–1881)

Holland, Josiah Gilbert. A noted American poet, novelist, and editor; born at Belchertown, MA, July 24, 1819; died in New York, Oct. 12, 1881. He left the practice of medicine to become editor of the Springfield Republican, which position he held from 1849 to 1866. He was editor of Scribner’s Monthly, later the Century Magazine, 1870–81. Among his prose works are: ‘Life of Abraham Lincoln’; ‘Letters to the Young’; ‘Plain Talks on Familiar Subjects’; ‘Gold-foil’; and the novels ‘Arthur Bonnicastle,’ ‘Sevenoaks,’ and ‘Nicholas Minturn.’ His poems are published under the titles: ‘Bitter-sweet’; ‘Kathrina’; ‘The Mistress of the Manse’; ‘Garnered Sheaves’; and ‘The Puritan’s Guest.’ Part of his poems were written under the pseudonym “Timothy Titcomb.” (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).