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ces, beginning life as a Federalist, and ending it with a protest against the antislavery cause; Boston Advertiser, April 3, 1848. He died Oct. 28, 1848. To his credit it should be remembered that he opposed the extension of slavery at the time of the Missouri Compromise. he sighed in his old age for a more aristocratic polity than ours, and fixed thirty years as the limit of our republican system. The predictions of his class as to the society of tie future were equally dismal. Washington Allston, who grew to be less of a republican as he grew older, said that if things went on as they promised, in eighty years there would not be a gentleman left in the country. Richard Henry Dana, A Biography, by Charles Francis Adams, vol. i. p. 71. The Boston men of that day revealed their inner thought to foreigners more than to their own public. In 1841, at a dinner where old lawyers and Ticknor were present, Lord Morpeth was struck with the desponding tone, almost amounting to trea
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 30: addresses before colleges and lyceums.—active interest in reforms.—friendships.—personal life.—1845-1850. (search)
n Pickering); the Jurist (Joseph Story); the Artist (Washington Allston); and the Philanthropist (William E. Channing). Thehe bar and in private life; he had made frequent visits to Allston's studio; he had drawn moral inspiration from Channing; an Works, vol. i. p. 282. and indeed the whole eulogy on Allston, make me a boy again as I recall them. The admiration all. Mr. Adams, while questioning Sumner's statement that Allston declined to paint battle-pieces, commended warmly the orat. His memories of Italy are recalled in his mention of Allston's visit to that country:— Turning his back upon Parions for any living sons in Christendom. Pickering, Story, Allston, Channing,—a grand quaternion! Each in his peculiar spher Story, ascend above the present, in place and time. Like Allston, regard fame only as the eternal shadow of excellence. Li, especially by your glowing eulogium on Pickering, Story, Allston, and Channing. The principles and sentiments illustrated