James Russell Lowell Quotes

As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new - and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend.

 
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James Russell Lowell
James Russell Lowell
  • Born: February 22, 1819
  • Died: August 12, 1891
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Poet

James Russell Lowell was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat. He is associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers who were among the first American poets that rivaled the popularity of British poets. These writers usually used conventional forms and meters in their poetry, making them suitable for families entertaining at their fireside.