Excerpt from Metrical Translations From the German and English Classics: And From the Irish and Scotch Dialects Into the Pennsylvania German
Among those who by words of praise encouraged the making of these translations, and later on stimulated the further prosecution of this... work, might be mentioned, in addition to the philologist just named, Hon. Andrew D. White, Minister Plenipotentiary to Germany the late Gen. Simon Cameron; Prof. M. A. Learned, professor of German in the University of Pennsylvania; the late Rev. B. M. Schmucker, D.D., eminent in the literature of the Lutheran Church of America; the late P. F. Rothermel, celebrated in the art annals of Europe and America; Henry L. Fisher, Esq., whose admirable contributions to Pennsyl vania-germ an literature easily place him among the most gifted and fertile writers in the dialect, besides numerous others whom it is unnecessary to mention.
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