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

Thomas William Parsons (1819–1892)

Parsons, Thomas William. An American poet; born at Boston, Aug. 18, 1819; died at Scituate, Sept. 3, 1892. He made a metrical translation of the first ten cantos of Dante’s ‘Inferno’ (1843), and afterwards of the others (1867). He published a volume of poems: ‘Ghetto di Roma’ (1854); ‘The Magnolia’ (1867); ‘The Old House at Sudbury’ (1870); ‘The Shadow of the Obelisk’ (1872). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).