Jones Very (1813-1880) special thanks to the American Transcendentalist Website

A Harvard scholar and protege of Elizabeth Peabody, Very became a mystic poet and a Transcendentalist who spent some time in McLean Hospital, which continues today to treat patients with mental illness. from A Journey Into the Transcendentalists' New England, 2006.
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