Evening at North End school—very turbulent—Italian boys, but I enjoyed talking to them, until I read from Army Life which was a mistake.
Never read before children.
Boston before legislative committee at State House, with 8 old soldiers against me. This meeting was to consider the erection of a statue to General Butler, which Colonel Higginson opposed.
At Binghamton, N. Y. P. M. Lecture and had good audience of perhaps 250 in hard storm.
Phi Beta Kappa.
At meeting, gave notice of amendment next year in regard to women's admission to dinner.
Two grandchildren came to cheer these later days, the first a boy named Wentworth born in 1906, of whom he wrote:—
The beautiful and happy baby makes my health or illness a secondary trifle—if I can only pass quietly away without those melancholy intermediate days or weeks when I may be only a burden. And at Ipswich, two years later, he thus announced the arrival of a sec
(In Chautauquan, Jan.）
(In Chautauquan, April.)
A Missent Letter.
(In Strawbridge and Clothier's Quarterly, vol. 6, no. 2.
Summer no.) Same.
(In Woman's Journal, Aug. 27.)
Sub Pondere Crescit.
[Sonnet.] (In Century Magazine, Sept.) Def. VI.
A June Migration.
(In Appalachia, Dec.）
Articles. (In Harper's Bazar, Independent.)
Short Studies of American Authors.
Rev. and enl.
Address. (In Reunion of the Free-Soilers of 1848-1852, Boston, June 28.) Pph.
(In Appletons' Cyclopaedia of American Biography.)
English Sources of American Dialect.
(In American Antiquarian
Society. Proceedings. New series, vol. 4.)
Howell's Modern Italian Poets. (In Nation, Jan. 5.)
A Precursor of Hawthorne [William Austin]. (In Independent. March 29.)
English and American Manners.
(In Forum, July.)
Speech. (In Protest against the Majority Report on the Employment and Schooling of Children, and against any Legislative Inte