Definition of Harriet Waters Preston
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An American scholar, translator, and writer; born in Danvers, Mass., in 1843; later resided at Leland Stanford University, California. At an early age she became noted as a linguist, and now has achieved a brilliant reputation as a translator from the Latin and Provencal languages, and as an essayist. Besides her translations of Mistral's "Mireio" (1873), Virgil's "Georgics" (1881), and several others, she has published of her own original work: "Aspendale" (1881); "Troubadours and Trouveres" (1876); "A Year in Eden", with Louise Dodge (1886); "Private Life of the Romans" (1893); and "Love in the Nineteenth Century".