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Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 52 0 Browse Search
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 26 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 24 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 24 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 20 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book 16 0 Browse Search
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Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Chapter 2: literary New York (search)
ears after this time I was present, with other ladies, at a public dinner given in honor of Charles Dickens by prominent citizens of New York. We ladies were not bidden to the feast, but were allowet lawyer, came to his friend's assistance, and with suitable remarks proposed the health of Charles Dickens, to which Mr. Dickens promptly responded. This he did in his happiest manner, covering Mr.Mr. Dickens promptly responded. This he did in his happiest manner, covering Mr. Irving's defeat by a glowing eulogy of his literary merits. Whose books do I take to bed with me, night after night? Washington Irving's! as one who is present can testify. This one was evidently Mrs. Dickens, who was seated beside me. Mr. Dickens proceeded to speak of international copyright, saying that the prime object of his visit to America was the promotion of this important measure. Mr. Dickens proceeded to speak of international copyright, saying that the prime object of his visit to America was the promotion of this important measure. I met Washington Irving several times at the house of John Jacob Astor. He was silent in general company, and usually fell asleep at the dinner-table. This occurrence was indeed so common with hi
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Chapter 7: marriage: tour in Europe (search)
repetition in these pages. As related by Charles Dickens in his American Notes, it carried Dr. Howhe story of Laura Bridgman as narrated by Charles Dickens. In this letter he mentioned Laura's chisane. We went one day, in company with Charles Dickens and his wife, to visit the old prison of some misdemeanor, bread alone was given. Charles Dickens looked on, and presently said to Doctor Hk differently about it. At a dinner at Charles Dickens's we met his intimate friend, John Forst, later known as the author of a biography of Dickens. When we arrived, Mr. Forster was amusing hiwith a small spaniel which had been sent to Mr. Dickens by an admiring friend, who desired that thef Boz. Somewhat impatient of such tributes, Mr. Dickens had named it Snittel Timbury. Of the dinne to dine at his chambers in the Inns of Court. Mr. and Mrs. Dickens were of the party, and also thMrs. Dickens were of the party, and also the painter Maclise, whose work was then highly spoken of. After dinner, while we were taking coffee i[2 more...]
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Chapter 20: friends and worthies: social successes (search)
ognize me, having seen me but once, and we passed without any salutation; but his living image in my mind takes precedence of all the shadowy shapes which his magic placed upon canvas. Boston should never forget the famous dinner given to Charles Dickens on the occasion of his first visit to America in 1842. Among the wits who made the feast one to be remembered Allston shone, a bright particular star. He was a reader of Dickens, but was much averse to serials, and waited always for the puDickens, but was much averse to serials, and waited always for the publication of the stories in book form. He died while one of these was approaching completion, I forget which it was, but remember that Felton, commenting upon this, said, This shows what a mistake it is not to read the numbers as they are issued. He has thereby lost the whole of this story when he might have enjoyed a part of it. One other singular figure comes back to me across the wide waste of years, and seems to ask some mention at my hands. The figure is that of Thomas Gold Appleto
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Index (search)
, 306. Allston, Washington, his studio, 429; at a dinner to Charles Dickens, 43 1. Almack's, ball at, 105, 106. Anagnos, Michael, 31rst blind deaf mute taught the use of language, 81; referred to in Dickens's American Notes, 87; mentioned by Thomas Carlyle, 95; by Maria Edises by her school, 389. Copyright, International, urged by Charles Dickens, 26. Coquerel, Athanase, the French Protestant divine, at tller's paper, 145. Diary of an Ennuyee, Mrs. Jameson's, 40. Dickens, Charles, dinner to, in New York, 26; at Mr. Rogers's dinner, 99; takes, 30. Fornasari, an opera singer, 104. Forster, John, at Charles Dickens's dinner: invites the Howes to dine, 110 Fowler, Dr. and Mron, his embarrassment in public speaking, 25; at the dinner to Charles Dickens, 26; his manners and travels, 27; his love affair, 28; frequenhe New Orleans Exposition, 399. Transcendentalism, ridiculed by Dickens, 139; by Cranch, 145; a world movement, 146, 147. Trip to Cuba,