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Nathan Haskell Dole

Dole, Nathan Haskell, 1852–1935, American author, b. Chelsea, Mass., grad. Harvard, 1874. After teaching in New York and in New England, he worked as a newspaperman in Boston, San Francisco, and Philadelphia. Most of his later career was devoted to writing and editing, chiefly poetry and translations from many languages. He translated, among others, works of Tolstoy and Daudet, and hundreds of songs and lyrical pieces for music from the Russian. Among his original works are The Hawthorne Tree (1895); Omar the Tent-Maker (1899); Peace and Progress (1904); Alaska (1909); The Life of Count Tolstoi (1911); The Spell of Switzerland (1913); and America in Spitsbergen (1922).

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