"Christian Nestell Bovee" was an epigrammatic New York writer.

Bovee wrote two books that were widely quoted in contemporaneous compilations, these being Intuitions and Summaries of Thought and Thoughts, Feelings and Fancies.

It was reported that Bovee "enjoyed the intimate friendship of Washington Irving, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow/Longfellow, Ralph Waldo Emerson/Emerson, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr./Oliver Wendell Holmes and of all the brilliant men who composed at that time the Saturday Evening Club of Boston". He died in Philadelphia.

If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Christian Nestell Bovee on Wikipedia.