consistent republican, and for the last nineteen years—or since 1817— has lived quite retired in his native canton; for which, in the midst of the great changes of 1814-15, he did so much by means of his personal influence with the Russian Emperor, and in whose political affairs and moral improvement he has ever since taken the lire, but says he was never looked upon with favor or respect.
He told me, too, that, being at the headquarters of the allies as they were advancing upon Paris, in 1814, Lord Castlereagh, after hearing of the occupation of Eastport and the lower part of Maine, said, one day, rubbing his hands with some satisfaction, We shall take tess, who received us in a fine suite of rooms over the library suite, in the principal of which was a portrait of Alexander, given to his friend and instructor in 1814, as the inscription set forth.
When the company was gone, the old gentleman, who had told me about the beginning of the correspondence and diplomatic intercourse
Ticknor, Eliza Sullivan, daughter of G. T., I. 397, II, 174, 208, 227, 291. See Dexter, Mrs. W. S.
Ticknor, George:— 1791 Born August 1, in Boston, I. 1. 1801.
Examined for Dartmouth College and admitted, 6. 1803-5.
Studying French and Spanish with Mr. Sales and Greek with Mr. E. Webster, 7. 1805-7.
At Dartmouth College, 7. 1807-10.
Studying Greek and Latin with Dr. Gardiner, 8, 9. 1810-13.
Studying law with Mr. W. Sullivan, 9; admitted to the bar, practises one year, 9-11. 1814-15.
Abandons the law and prepares, by study and travel, for going to Europe, 11, 12; visits Virginia, Hartford Convention, Mr. Jefferson, 12-16, 26-41. 1815-16.
To England, Holland, and Gottingen, 49-106; Weimar, Berlin, Dresden, 106-116; Gottingen, 116-121. 1817-18.
Accepts professorship at Harvard College, 120; visits France, Italy, Spain, and Portugal, 121-249. 1819.
Paris, London, and Edinburgh, 250-298; death of his mother, 273; return to America, 299; inauguration as professor, 319.