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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 10 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 6 0 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 17: London again.—characters of judges.—Oxford.—Cambridge— November and December, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
in the morning, hearing the chimes and the watchman's hourly annunciation of them. When he heard the cry, Four o'clock, and a cloudy morning, he leaped from his bed, threw open his window, and, hailing the terrified watchman, cried out: It's not four o'clock; it wants five minutes of it! and, after this volley, at once fell asleep. At the same dinner last week, I met Hallam, Whewell, Babbage, Lyell, Sir Charles Lyell, 1797-1875. Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1792-1871. Dr. Buckland, Sedgwick, Rev. Adam Sedgwick, 1785—. and one or two M. P. s. Hallam talked about Prescott's book, and praised it very much. He said that Lord Holland was in ecstasy about it; and that he was the most competent judge of it in England. Mr. Mountstuart Elphinstone 1779-1859; noted for his official service in India, and his descriptive and historical writings upon that country.—one of the most remarkable men in England—has read it with the greatest care; and he spoke of it to me with t<