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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 6: marriage and life at Brunswick (search)
ty. To these are added books of maturer counsel, as Miss Bowdler's Poems and Essays, then reprinted from the sixteenth English edition, but now forgotten, and Mrs. Barbauld's Legacy for Young Ladies, discussing beauty, fashion, botany, the uses of history, and especially including a somewhat elaborate essay on female studies, on which, perhaps, Judge Potter founded his prohibition of the classics. Mrs. Barbauld lays down the rule that the learned languages, the Greek especially, require a great deal more time than a young woman can conveniently spare. To the Latin, she adds, there is not an equal objection . . . and it will not, she thinks, in the presenerwards says, French you are not only permitted to learn, but you are laid under the same necessity of acquiring it as your brother is of acquiring the Latin. Mrs. Barbauld's demands, however, are not extravagant, as she thinks that a young person who reads French with ease, who is so well grounded as to write it grammatically, an
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Index (search)
19, 273. Arfwedson, Mr. and Mrs., 93, 95. Arnold, Mr., 70. Arnold, Matthew, 6. Atchafalaya, Lake, 195. Athenaeum Library, 285. Atlantic Monthly, the, cited, 233 note; mentioned, 287. Auersberg, Anton A., 161. Austen, Mrs., Sarah, 269. Austin, William, 64, 68 and note. Auteuil, 46. Bacon, Lord, 164. Baireuth, 289. Baltic Sea, 132. Balzac, Honore de, 177. Bancroft, George, 71, 112; his History of the United States, mentioned, 143. Bandmann, 241, 242. Barbauld, Mrs., Anna Letitia, 62, 63. Barlow, Joel, 23. Barnard, Mr., 91. Bartlett, Elizabeth. See Wadsworth, Elizabeth B. Bartlett family, the, 13. Beattie, James, 62. Beaugency, 48. Becker, Rudolph Z., 161. Belgium, 158, 170. Bennett, Dr., 250. Bennoch, Mr., 250. Bentham, Mr., 91. Berlin, 98. Bernadotte, King, 94. Berryer, Antoine Pierre, 47. Besse, 239. Bierstadt, Mr., 221. Bigelow, John, his Life of Bryant, cited, 146 note. Blackwood's Magazine, 194. Blair, Robert, 62.