familiar face turned away in displeasure, and parted from an old friend with a pang.
It is to his credit that, sensitive as he was to praise and blame, he never swerved a hair's—breadth from duty to win the praise or escape the blame.
James Freeman Clarke observed that Sumner's love of approbation, strong as it was, never led him to disloyalty to his convictions.
Memorial and Biographical Sketches, p. 97.
Winthrop was chosen by a large majority, receiving 5,980 votes to 3,372 for all og minors, were set at liberty by the court.
i. pp. 352-373.
On Feb. 4, 1847, a meeting was held at Faneuil Hall as a popular demonstration against the war. The leading Whigs kept aloof from it. The speakers were Sumner, James Freeman Clarke, Judge John M. Williams, Theodore Parker, Elizur Wright, and Dr. Walter Channing.
It was interrupted by considerable disturbance, in which volunteers for the war took the principal part, and attempted to prevent the speakers being heard.
ed the inspiration they had—drawn from his character and career; from women who placed him in their affection and admiration by the side of husband or son; from clergymen like Wayland, Storrs (father and son), Beecher, Huntington, Dexter, Farley, Clarke, Parker, Francis, Lowell, Kirk, and others less known to fame, but not less devoted ministers at the altars of patriotism and religion.
Of the letters received between May 22 and June 30, not less than three hundred and fifty are preserved.
Iakes a pretty long trot on horseback every forenoon, and a walk in the afternoon, and sleeps well.
Still, I fear he has a long and weary road before him.
John Brown's call on the senator in February, 1857, is described by an eye-witness, James Freeman Clarke, in his Memorial and Biographical Sketches, pp. 101, 102. Sumner's call on Lydia Maria Child at this time is noted in her Letters, p. 88. He was able to ride on horseback, but otherwise passed most of his time on his bed. He slept better,