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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 18: Prescott and Motley (search)
ith much interest. At the suggestion of Sumner, he was honoured by Grant with the appointment to the Court of St. James, the highest diplomatic post in his gift. That was pleasant after the Vienna incident. Unfortunately, Grant identified him with Sumner, and when a breach came between the president and the senator from Massachusetts, the former found a pretext to recall Motley, and again a secretary of state failed to protect the minister. Moreover, the explanatory letter written by Hamilton Fish was not phrased in a manner to soothe the diplomat's feelings, so that the incident ended with added discomfiture for Motley. Again work was the refuge from the annoyances to which he had been subjected, but they were not forgotten. It is rather curious to note how the author's unpleasant experience colours the story of the relations between Maurice of Nassau and John of Barneveld. The inability of the soldier, acting as statesman, to understand the diplomat is dwelt on in a fashion
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
05 Farewell to the world, 200 Farmer and the cities, the, 322 Farmer's Allminax, 157 Farmer's Museum, the, 179 Farragut, 277, 285 Father Abbey's will, 149 Faxon, F. N., 171 Federalist, the, 74, 180 Femmes Savantes, 234 Fenno, John, 180, 181, 182 Ferdinand, King, 125 Ferdinand and Isabella, 126, 128 Ferussac, Baron de, 209 Field, Eugene, 242, 243, 409 Fielding, Henry, 340 Fields, James T., 49, 167 Finch, Francis Miles, 286, 303 Finley, Martha, 398 Fish, Hamilton, 144 Fiske, John, 222 Flash, Henry Linden, 291, 298, 300, 301, 302, 306, 307, 309, 311 Flint, Timothy, 167 Florida Sunday, a, 344 Flower-de-luce, 39 Flush times of Alabama and Mississippi, the, 154 Flute and violin, 388, 390 Foe at the Gates, the, 308 Folsom, Charles, 209 Fontaine, Lamar, 280, 303 Footsteps of Angels, 35 For Annie, 60, 66 Force, Peter, 113, 115, 119-122 Foreign quarterly review, the, 209 Forest, Richard, 127 Foresters, the, 114 For