Big quote,,,,,more like excerpt comin' your way!
decided not to give you the whole thing. here's the quote in regards to Longfellow. "singurarly deficient in all those important faculties which give artistical power." Poe.
but he also is proported to have indicated that Longfellow was "superficial, affected, disorganized" Silverman.
HE ended his review of Longfellow by quoting Longfellow's Midnight Mass for the Dying YEar and setting it beside Tennyson's The Death of the Old YEar. he basically said this was a rip off of Tennyson's work. Silverman.