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HARSHA, David Addison, author, born in Argyle, New York, 15 September, 1827. He received a classical education and studied theology, but was prevented from entering the ministry by a chronic bronchial affection. Mr. Harsha is a frequent contributor to the press, and has spent most of his life in his native town, engaged in literary pursuits. Among his works are: "The Heavenly Token" (New York, 1856); "The Star of Bethlehem" (Chicago, 1864); "Manual of Sacred Literature" (New York, 1866); "Lives of Charles Sumner, Doddridge, Baxter, Addison, and Bunyan" (1868); "Lives and Selected Works of Isaac Watts, George Whitefield, James Harvey, and Abraham Booth" (1869); "Devotional Thoughts of Eminent Divines" (1869); "The Golden Age of English Literature" (1872.); and "The Life and Times of Virgil," now (1887) in course of preparation.
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