trust, my dear Sir, it will ever speak to you of the disimprisoned spirits; and ever stimulate you to use your rare and noble gift of persuasive eloquence in the cause of truth and freedom.
Colonel Higginson went abroad twice more, in 1897 and 1901, on both of these occasions taking his family with him. From Tintern, England, one of the party wrote:—
Wentworth is too soft-hearted to travel in Europe.
He has discovered great holes in the roofs of some of the cottages near us, and heardgh Switzerland. .. The Protestant service in the cathedral [at Basle] seemed to me a glimpse of Puritanism of 200 years ago, even to the gown and band of the preacher and the tythingmen who stood up to keep the boys in order.
In the journey of 1901, we sailed direct for Italy, and from Castellamare Colonel Higginson wrote:—
Our visits to Madeira, Gibraltar, Tangier and Granada were perfectly successful and each of them worth crossing the ocean for.
we lived close to
nd Darwin, 334; English Liberal Thinkers, 336, 337; in Oxford, 337, 338; in Scotland, 338-40; returns to London, 340; at Paris, 340-43; in Normandy, 343; on the Rhine, 343-45; at Frankfort, 345, 346; at Nuremberg and Dresden, 346; on foreign travel, 346; journey to Europe (1897), 347-53; in London, 347-51; Horder's description of, 348, 349; visits at country houses, 350, 351; at Oxford, 351; at Stratford, 351, 352; at Salisbury, 352, 353; at Paris, 353; in Switzerland, 353; journey to Europe (1901), 353-62; impressions of Granada, 353; at Castellamare, 353, 354; illness of his daughter, 354; at Capri, 355; at Florence, 355-57; in England, 357-59; in London, 359, 360; at the Winchester celebration, 360-62; revisits the South (1878), 362-64; another visit to the South (1904), 364-66; and colored people at Boston, 366-67; visits Gettysburg, 370, 371; summers in Dublin, N. H., 371-76; and Mark Twain, 373, 374; verses for Smith outdoor theatre, 374; and Dublin village life, 374, 375; desire