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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 37, November, 1860   By:

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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 37, November, 1860 is a collection of essays, articles, and stories that reflects the intellectual and cultural climate of its time. The diverse range of topics covered in this volume is both impressive and thought-provoking, touching on everything from politics and society to literature and science.

One standout piece in this volume is an essay on the state of the nation leading up to the Civil War, which offers a fascinating insight into the tensions and divisions that were tearing the country apart at that time. The author's analysis is sharp and incisive, providing a sobering look at the consequences of political and social unrest.

Another highlight in this volume is a short story that explores the complexities of human nature and the struggles we face in our everyday lives. The characters are well-developed and relatable, drawing the reader in with their depth and humanity.

Overall, The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 37, November, 1860 is a compelling and engaging read that offers a glimpse into the past while also shedding light on timeless themes and issues. Whether you're interested in history, literature, or current events, there is something for everyone in this diverse and thought-provoking collection.

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Thomas Hood was originally intended for business, and entered a mercantile house; but the failure of his health, at fifteen years of age, compelled him to leave it, and go to Scotland, where he remained two years, with much gain to his body and his mind. On his return to London, he applied himself to learn the art of engraving; but his constitution would not allow him to pursue it. Yet what he did acquire of this art, with his genius for comic observation, must have been of excellent service to him in his subsequent career. This, at first, was simply literary, in a subordinate connection with "The London Magazine." His relation to this periodical gave him opportunities, which he did not neglect, of knowing many of its brilliant contributors. Among these was Charles Lamb, who took a strong liking to the youthful sub editor, and, doubtless, discovered a talent that in some points had resemblance to his own. The influence of his conversation and companionship may have brought Hood's natural qualities of mind into early growth, and helped them into early ripeness. Striking as the difference was, in some respects, between them, in other respects the likeness was quite as striking... Continue reading book >>

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