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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, V. The fugitive slave epoch (search)
tanding now wide open, and our supporters having fallen back to leave the steps free. Mr. Charles E. Stevens, in his Anthony Burns, a history, published in 1856, says that I said on emerging, You cowards, will you desert us now? And though his narme that his predecessor had told him that the surprise was complete, and that thirty resolute men could have carried off Burns. Had the private entrance to the platform in Faneuil Hall existed then, as now, those thirty would certainly have been ater,--something which occurred on October 30, 1854. A Boston policeman, named Butman, who had been active at the time of Burns's capture, came up to Worcester for the purpose, real or reputed, of looking for evidence against those concerned in the different aspects. After the Civil War had accustomed men to the habitual use of arms and to military organization, the Burns riot naturally appeared in retrospect a boyish and inadequate affair enough; we could all see how, given only a community
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, chapter 11 (search)
lish history, and especially of English legend. On first crossing the border into Scotland, I was asked suddenly by my only railway companion, a thin, keen man with high cheek-bones, who had hitherto kept silence, Did ye ever hear of Yarrow? I felt inclined to answer, like a young American girl of my acquaintance when asked by a young man if she liked flowers, What a silly question! Restraining myself, I explained to him that every educated American was familiar with any name mentioned by Burns, by Scott, or in the Border Minstrelsy. Set free by this, he showed me many things and places which I was glad to see,--passes by which the Highland raiders came down, valleys where they hid the cattle they had lifted; he showed me where their fastnesses were, and where Tintock tap was, on which a lassie might doubtless still be wooed if she had siller enough. By degrees we came to literature in general, and my companion proved to be the late Principal Shairp, professor of poetry at Oxfor
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, Index. (search)
n, 327. Brook Farm, 83, 84, 120. Brookline, Mass., summer life in, 81. Brown, Annie, 227. Brown, Brownlee, 169. Brown, C. B., 58. Brown, John, 155, 196-234, 240, 242, 243, 246, 327. Brown, Mrs., John, 227, 230. Brown, Madox, 289. Brown, Theophilus, 181. Browning, Robert, 66, 67, 202, 235, 272, 286. Brownson, Orestes, 97. Bryce, James, 97. Bull, Ole, 103. Burke, Edmund, 009, 356. Burleigh, C. C., 327. Burleigh, Charles, 118. Burlingame, Anson, 175. Burney, Fanny, 15. Burns, Anthony, 131, 157, 159, 162, 165, 166. Burns, Robert, 276. Butler, B. F., 337, 342. Butman A. ., 162, 163, 164, L65. Byron, George Gordon, Lord, 15, 23. Cabot, Edward, 9. Cabot, George, 10. Cabot, J. E., 105. Cambridge boyhood, A., 1-37. Cambridge Churchyard, the, 32. Cameron, Mr., 295. Cameron, Mrs. J. M., 284, 295, 296. Campbell, Thomas, 15. Canning, George, 23. Carlyle, Thomas, 77, 272, 278, 279, 280, 285, 296, 304, 332. Carpenter, Mr., 233. Carter, Charles P., 232. Car