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Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1, Chapter 1: Europe revisited--1877; aet. 58 (search)
ished me to speak for five minutes. After some hesitation I said that I would try. Felt much annoyed at being asked so late. Went up to the platform and did pretty well in French. The audience applauded, laughing a little at some points. In fact, my little speech was a decided success with the Frenchspeaking part of the audience. Two or three Englishwomen who understood very little of it found fault with me for occasioning laughter. To the banquet.... September 23. This morning Mrs. Sheldon Ames and her brother came to ask whether I would go to Germany on a special mission. Miss Bolte also wished me to go to Baden Baden to see the Empress of Germany. September 24. A conference of Swiss and English women at 11 A. M. A sister of John Stuart Mill spoke, like the other English ladies, in very bad French. Nous femmes said she repeatedly. She seemed a good woman, but travelled far from the subject of the meeting, which was the work to be done to carry out what the Congress had
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1, Chapter 7: a summer abroad 1892-1893; aet. 73-74 (search)
a note, which I supposed to be from a lady, offering to show me over the institution. We were shown into a large room, bare of carpet, but with some pictures and bric-a-brac. After waiting half an hour, a young gentleman made his appearance, a Mr. Ames--the letter had been from him. He showed me Mr. Charles [not General] Booth's map of gradations of wealth and poverty in London. The distinctions are marked by colors and shades of color -criminal centres designated by black. In the afternoonn, etc. The Harlands came later and brought the composer of Twickenham Ferry. With Alice to dine at Toynbee Hall. A pleasant dinner. A bright young man, Bruce by name, related to Abyssinian Bruce, took Alice in to dinner — sitting afterwards in Ames's room, where we met an alderman, a bricklayer, a trades' unionist; later, we heard a lecture from Commander Gladstone, on the Norman-Breton churches, with fine stereoscopic plates. A violent storm came on, but we managed to 'bus it home, taking
ranch, International Peace Society, I, 306. American Civil War, I, 176, 186, 219-22; II, 253. American Institute of Education, II, 68. American Notes, I, 81. American Peace Society, I, 303. American Revolution, I, 6. American School of Archaeology, Athens, II, 243. American Woman Suffrage Association, I, 365. Ames, Mr., II, 166, 167. Ames, Charles Gordon, I, 392; II, 187, 193, 216, 229, 273, 280, 287, 288, 298, 324, 328, 358, 361. Ames, Fanny, II, 297. Ames, Mrs., Sheldon, II, 22. Amsterdam, II, 11. Anacreon, I, 289. Anagnos, Julia R., I, 96, 104, 106, 114, 115, 116, 119, 122, 126, 128, 133, 159-63, 172, 181, 216, 249-51, 264, 265, 267, 297, 349, 350, 352; II, 46, 59, 65, 70, 73, 74, 115-20, 123, 127, 128, 129, 164, 349. Anagnos, Michael, I, 273, 281, 288-90, 297, 331, 332; II, 116-18, 129, 228, 229, 293, 300, 347, 348, 349, 357, 360. Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, I, 232. Anderson, Hendrik, II, 240, 243, 244, 248, 252. A