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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Life of George Ticknor. (search)
dy. My astonishment at these revelations was increased by an account of its library, given, by an Englishman who had been at Gottingen, to my friend, the Rev. Samuel C. Thacher. I was sure that I should like to study at such a university, but it was in vain that I endeavored to get farther knowledge upon the subject. I would gladly have prepared for it by learning the language I should have to use there, but there was no one in Boston who could teach me. At Jamaica Plains there was a Dr. Brosius, a native of Strasburg, who gave instruction in mathematics. He was willing to do what he could for me in German, but he warned me that his pronunciation was very bad, as was that of all Alsace, which had become a part of France. Nor was it possible to get books. I borrowed a Meidinger's Grammar, French and German, from my friend, Mr. Everett, and sent to New Hampshire, where I knew there was a German Dictionary, and procured it. I also obtained a copy of Goethe's Werther in German (
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 26 (search)
C. G. G., 164. Bottiger, K. A., 456, 457. Bowditch, Dr., Nathaniel, 316, 371, 379, 391, 405. Brandes, C. A., 178. Brassier, M., 501. Breme, Marquis de, 161, 164. Brisbane, Sir, Thomas, 419, 422. British Association for the Advancement of Science, Fifth Meeting of. 419-424. Broglie, Due de, 128, 139, 151, 155, 253, 257 note, 263, 312, 314. Broglie, Duchesse de, 128, 131-133, 137, 138, 151, 152, 257, 314; letter from, 311. Brookline, 385. Brooks, Edward, 154, 156, 158. Brosius, Dr., 11. Brougham, Henry, Lord, 266, 279. Brown, Dr., 280 and note. Bruen, Rev. M., 364 note. Bruess, Countess, 154. Brussels, visits, 450. Buckland, Dr., 404-406. Buck minster, Miss Eliza, 331, 377 note. Buckminster, Miss, Lucy, 9 and note, 10. Buckminster, Rev. Joseph S., 8, 9, 17; death of, 10; G. T. in charge of his papers, 10 note. Buller, Mrs., 411. Bulow, Baron Edouard von, 462, 474, 476, 479, 483, 489. Bunsen, Carl Josias, 177, 178. Burgess, Sir, James Bland