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Cartereneal: So, why keep them? To remember the racist violence that erected them? We can do that without them. Because they are significant historical artifacts? C’mon, that argument ain’t even trying. It ain’t like you read William Gilmore Simms in English class.

LiteraryRob: He suffers, and he feels the pang: On the death of William Gilmore Simms, June 11, 1870, and his poem "Sonnet—Resignation" --

jacktshannon: "The only true source of politeness is consideration, that vigilant moral sense which never loses sight of the rights, the claims, and the sensibilities of others. This is the one quality, over all others, necessary to make a gentleman." ~ William Gilmore Simms

jacktshannon: "Solitude bears the same relation to the mind that sleep does to the body. It affords it the necessary opportunities for repose and recovery." ~ William Gilmore Simms

MJCressfield: "The dread of criticism is the death of genius." — William Gilmore Simms

tradesecretsbiz: “I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.” —William Gilmore Simms

kalaiivani: "The dread of criticism is the death of genius." --William Gilmore Simms

BillMarx: Our Spring Appeal Ends on Thursday! We are still shy of $3000. Keep the arts alive by keeping criticism alive. As William Gilmore Simms proclaimed,"The dread of criticism is the death of genius."

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acrimonyand: That cold-blooded demon called Science has taken the place of all the other demons. . . . Whether we are better for his intervention is another story. — William Gilmore Simms

LiteraryRob: In truth, their rights were not invaded for a long while after the discovery of printing: William Gilmore Simms demands copyright protections for authors, May 21, 1844 --

FreeUlsterman: Reading "The Life of Captain John Smith, Founder of Virginia by William Gilmore Simms:

BillMarx: Woo-hoo! 42 donations -- and we are over $2000! Thanks to all. Please help keep the arts alive by keeping criticism alive in "The Arts Fuse." As American novelist William Gilmore Simms proclaimed: "The dread of criticism is the death of genius."

theartsfuse: Woo-hoo! 42 donations and we are over $2000! Thanks to all. Please help keep the arts alive by keeping criticism alive in the Arts Fuse As novelist William Gilmore Simms proclaimed: "The dread of criticism is the death of genius."

IVMiles: A strangest aspect of High Church Anglicanism in the South ca 1825-40 (before Tractarian influence makes it way to the US) is its Hispanophile literary culture nonetheless coupled with pronounced cultural anti-Catholicism. William Gilmore Simms' "Cortes" is just one example.

LiteraryRob: "Steal not this book, my worthy friend, For fear the gallows be your end!" The book given to fictional character Gustavus Avinger on his birthday, May 13, 1771, in the novel "Eutaw" (1856) by William Gilmore Simms --

Ambreen86026045: "The voices of the forest! Hear the tale,Whisper'd, at moments, by the fitful breeze,That sighing, with a sad but soothing wail,Makes sweetest music with the tall old trees; And blends, with feeling of the dawning hour, Solemn thought and saddest power. ~William Gilmore Simms

gundam_cat: "The dread of criticism is the death of genius. William" - Gilmore Simms

jacktshannon: "Our true acquisitions lie only in our charities - we gain only as we give." ~ William Gilmore Simms

jacktshannon: "Tact is one of the first of mental virtues, the absence of which is frequently fatal to the best of talents. Without denying that it is a talent of itself, it will suffice if we admit that it supplies the place of many talents." ~ William Gilmore Simms

MelanieJaxn: "The only true source of politeness is consideration,--that vigilant moral sense which never loses sight of the rights, the claims, and the sensibilities of others." ~ Happy birthday, William Gilmore Simms

tradesecretsbiz: “I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.” —William Gilmore Simms

marektiits: I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor. -- William Gilmore Simms

IVMiles: Novelists who also served in politics in the 19/20th Cent: Massimo d’Azeglio, Chateaubriand; Disraeli, John Pendleton Kennedy, Lamartine, James Kirke Paulding, Sarmiento; William Gilmore Simms, Lord Tweedsmuir. Who else am I missing?

alancornett: "Those scoundrelly professional politicians are at the bottom of all our troubles." —William Gilmore Simms

SeanBusick: On 22 September 1858 the poet, novelist, and historian William Gilmore Simms lost two of his sons to yellow fever. In his grief he wrote this poem.

gechina_carlie: Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy. William Gilmore Simms

JoeDelmonaco: William Gilmore Simms is here; read us his last poetry; have forgotten already what it was about. It was not tiresome, however, and that is a great thing when people will persist in reading their own rhymes [SC poet, novelist, historian William Gilmore Simms]

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ChuchuYuliana: Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy. William Gilmore Simms

ArchiveBfn: The Lily and the Totem; or, The Huguenots in Florida by William Gilmore Simms: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the…

ChuchuYuliana: Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy. William Gilmore Simms

ChuchuYuliana: Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy. William Gilmore Simms

KevinReuning: I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor. - William Gilmore Simms

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tradesecretsbiz: “I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.” —William Gilmore Simms

LiteraryRob: Of myself, in this time, the history is no pleasant one to me: How the death of the mother of William Gilmore Simms on January 29, 1808, changed the future writer's life, and his poem "Childhood" --

alancornett: In my younger days when libraries were discarding old books with abandon I would check out neglected old books by authors I cared about solely to boost their circulation status. I’m looking at you, William Gilmore Simms.

LiteraryRob: 'Tis almost enough to make one forswear his country: Paul Hamilton Hayne to William Gilmore Simms on the struggles of literature in the Southern United States, January 14, 1859 --

hems74: „There is no doubt such a thing as chance, but I see no reason why Providence should not make use of it” William Gilmore Simms

LiteraryRob: The man who toiled through fortune's bitterest hour: On the memorial for William Gilmore Simms in Charleston, South Carolina, December 13, 1877, including a memorial poem by Paul Hamilton Hayne --

Secessionist16: "The fool is willing to pay for anything but wisdom. No man buys that of which he supposes himself to have an abundance already." ~ William Gilmore Simms

ruffenj: The dread of criticism is the death of genius. --William Gilmore Simms--

LiteraryRob: Not now in arms, but arts, we seek the strife; The arts alone illume the paths of life... William Gilmore Simm's poem for the opening of the Charleston Academy of Music, December 1, 1869 --

tradesecretsbiz: “I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.” —William Gilmore Simms

JackieShandu: "Slavery has elevated the Negro from savagery." - William Gilmore Simms (1853)

LiteraryRob: I can now mournfully say the old man was right: William Gilmore Simms admits his father was right and that his home base of Charleston, SC is what limited his literary success, October 30, 1858 --

MurielDemarcus: QOTD ‘The dread of criticism is the death of genius." William Gilmore Simms

Minikiwii: "It is the artist only who is the true historian" - William Gilmore Simms

IVMiles: William Gilmore Simms argued that the American Revolution in the South took on the character of a religious war and I think thats probably right.

IVMiles: “It is the soul of art, alone, which binds periods and places together.” William Gilmore Simms

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martin_anota: "Economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor" (William Gilmore Simms)

tradesecretsbiz: “I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.” —William Gilmore Simms

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lamppoet: "The dread of criticism is the death of genius." William Gilmore Simms

SarcasmLiving: “Economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show that they have a sense of humour” — William Gilmore Simms

LiteraryRob: Illustrating their feelings, sentiments, ideas, and opinions — the motives which influenced their actions, and the objects which they had in contemplation: William Gilmore Simms and his collection "War Poetry of the South," September 8, 1866 --

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LiteraryRob: "If his criticisms are now & then profound & suggestive, they are more frequently distinguished by principles partial & one-sided; nay! sometimes absolutely puerile!" -Paul Hamilton Hayne on William Gilmore Simms, August 15, 1864 --

TrueQuotation: I'm not really big on slapstick humor. I like gentle humor. — William Gilmore Simms

OYHLdotcom: I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor. - William Gilmore Simms

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boypoetforlife: Found poet, William Gilmore Simms. Good to find you. I was looking for your portrait, to cover this hole in my wall, as you covered the cannon holes shot in your wall with portraits of your friends and poets.

minorranch: Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.” – William Gilmore Simms

jacktshannon: "The only true source of politeness is consideration, that vigilant moral sense which never loses sight of the rights, the claims, and the sensibilities of others. This is the one quality, over all others, necessary to make a gentleman." ~ William Gilmore Simms

LiteraryRob: Care had not tutored him to sullenness— / The world's scorn not subdued the natural man: On the death of William Gilmore Simms, June 11, 1870 --

tradesecretsbiz: “I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.” —William Gilmore Simms

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LiteraryRob: It is individual life and property which needs and claims protection: William Gilmore Simms's 20-page open letter fighting for copyright protection for authors, May 21, 1844 --

austin_teach: “The dread of criticism is the death of genius.” William Gilmore Simms

kierrereeg: "I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor" William Gilmore Simms

LiteraryRob: "Steal not this book, my worthy friend, For fear the gallows be your end!" An inscription dated May 13, 1771 in the novel "l Eutaw; or The Raid of the Dog Days" (1856) by William Gilmore Simms --

classifybot: 5*q:G4 | Stipple engravings about Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870

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msstruggleville: "The dread of criticism is the death of genius." --William Gilmore Simms

LiteraryRob: Disadvantages which would have sunk a weaker mind and corrupted a less manly and heroic heart: Paul Hamilton Hayne...

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boypoetforlife: "To write from a people is to write a people - to make them live - to endow them with a life and a name - to preser...

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TrueQuotation: The love of truth lies at the root of much humor. - William Gilmore Simms

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LiteraryRob: The man whose sturdy frame upheld aright, / We meet, (O friends), to consecrate tonight! Paul Hamilton Hayne suppor...

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