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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Life of George Ticknor. (search)
, with his sisters, if they were staying with him. Their home was in Portsmouth, N. H. There I found, generally, Mr. Samuel Dexter, the eminent lawyer, and Chief Justice Parker, both of them Mr. Buckminster's parishioners. The conversation was m812, when Mr. Ticknor was just twenty-one years old. He had the care of Mr. Buckminster's papers, after his death. Mr. Samuel Dexter, the distinguished lawyer, Judge Parker, of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts,—members of Mr. Buckminster's congre of excitement about the war with England; town meetings were frequent, and feeling ran high. At one of these meetings Mr. Dexter made a speech of a very different character from his usual tone and from what was expected from him, and it created a g but the work was done more silently than usual, no allusion was made to public affairs, and, when they left the house, Mr. Dexter and Mr. Parker bowed, and turned in opposite directions. Mr. Ticknor locked the door,—and the pleasant walks were give
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 2: (search)
overnor Eustis, Mr. George Blake, and others on one side; Mr. H. G. Otis, Mr. Samuel Dexter, Mr. William Sullivan, on the other. All the speeches were extemporaneouon two causes. After a few moments' pause, they proceeded to a case in which Dexter, Pinkney, and Emmett were counsel. It was a high treat, I assure you, to hear e idea of what Mr. Pinkney is. He spoke about an hour, and was followed by Mr. Dexter, who, with that cold severity which seems peculiarly his own, alluded to the ally exact and perspicuous; and if Mr. Pinkney was more formally logical, and Mr. Dexter more coldly cogent, Mr. Emmett was more persuasive. When he had finished, the moment, all the public speaking I had ever heard. With more cogency than Mr. Dexter, he has more vivacity than Mr. Otis; with Mr. Sullivan's extraordinary fluenc, reported in 9 Cranch, 388. That spoken of in the previous letter, in which Mr. Dexter was opposed to Mr. Pinkney and Mr. Emmett, must have been The Frances, 9 Cran
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 26 (search)
1. Davy, Lady, 57, 128. Davy, Sir, Humphry, 54, 57, 60, 128, 152. Day, Professor, 14. Deaf-Mutes, teaching of, in Madrid, 196. De Bresson, 501. De Candolle, A. P. de, 154, 155. Decazes, Count (Duke), 253, 254, 256. De la Rive, President, 152-154, 156. Denison, Right Hon. Evelyn (Lord Ossington), 408 note. De Pradt, 257 and note, 263. De Saussure, Mad., 153. De Saussure, Mad. Necker, 155 and note. Devonshire. Duchess of, 177, 180, 255. Devrient, Emil, 483. Dexter, Samuel, 9, 10 note, 20, 39, 40, 41 note. Dickerson, Governor, 381. Dickinson, Dr., 412. Diederichstein, Baroness, 471. D'Israeli, I., 62. Dissen, Professor, 70, 95, 115, 121. D'Ivernois, Sir, Francis, 153, 155. Don, General, Sir George, 235 and note. Don Quixote, 186, 223. Douglas, Lady, 180. Downie, Sir, John, 238, 240, 241. Downshire, Dowager-Marchioness of, 258, 295, 296. Downshire, Marquess of, 296. Doyle, Francis Hastings, 447. Doyle, Miss, 447. Doyle, Sir, Franci