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William Wetmore Story (1819–1895)

Story, William Wetmore. An American sculptor, poet, and essayist, son of Joseph; born in Salem, MA, Feb. 12, 1819; died at Vallombrosa, near Florence, Italy, Oct. 8, 1895. He published, besides legal works, ‘Poems’ (1847); ‘Life and Letters of Joseph Story’ (1851); ‘Poems’ (1856); ‘The American Question’ (1862); ‘Roba di Roma’ (1862); ‘Proportions of the Human Figure’ (1866); ‘Graffiti d’Italia’ (1868); ‘A Roman Lawyer in Jerusalem’ (1870); ‘Nero: An Historical Play’ (1875); ‘Stephania: A Tragedy’ (1875); ‘Castle St. Angelo and the Evil Eye’ (1877); ‘Ode on the Anniversary of the Fifth Half Century of the Landing of Gov. John Endicott’ (1878); ‘Vallombrosa’ (1881); ‘He and She’ (1883); ‘Poems’ (1885–86); ‘Fiammetta’ (1886); ‘Conversations in a Studio’ (1890); ‘Excursions in Art and Letters’ (1891); ‘A Poet’s Portfolio’ (1894). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).