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Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition, Chapter 15: 1847-1850: Aet. 40-43. (search)
ince the kindly presence of the former was constantly invoked as friend and counselor in the scientific departments, while the latter had his residence in Cambridge, and was as intimately associated with the interests of Harvard as if he had been officially connected with the university. A more agreeable set of men, or one more united by personal relations and intellectual aims, it would have been difficult to find. In connection with these names, those of Prescott, Ticknor, Motley, and Holmes also arise most naturally, for the literary men and scholars of Cambridge and Boston were closely united; and if Emerson, in his country home at Concord, was a little more withdrawn, his influence was powerful in the intellectual life of the whole community, and acquaintance readily grew to friendship between him and Agassiz. Such was the pleasant and cultivated circle into which Agassiz was welcomed in the two cities, which became almost equally his home, and where the friendships he made
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition, Chapter 18: 1855-1860: Aet. 48-53. (search)
read the next day at a dinner given to Agassiz by the Saturday Club. In speaking of Longfellow's relation to this club, Holmes says: On one occasion he read a short poem at the table. It was in honor of Agassiz's birthday, and I cannot forget the . Notwithstanding his close habits of work Agassiz was eminently social, and to this club he was especially attached. Dr. Holmes says of it in his volume on Emerson, who was one of its most constant members: At one end of the table sat Longfellow, opist, William Hunt, the painter, with others not unworthy of such company. We may complete the list and add the name of Holmes himself, to whose presence the club owed so much of its wit and wisdom. In such company the guests were tempted to linger long, and if Holmes has described the circle around the table, Lowell has celebrated the late walk at night across the bridge as he and Agassiz returned to Cambridge on foot together. To break the verse by quotation would mar the quiet scene and i
S., 423, 436. Hall, J., 437. Harbor deposits, 649, 654, 650, 651, 655. Hare, 419. Harvard University, 457, 617, 619, 621. Hassler expedition, 690, 692, 697. Heath, 320, 324. Heer, Oswald, 514, 657. Heidelberg, arrival at, 19; rambles in vicinity of, 19, 20; student life at, 22, 23, 26, 148; invitation to, 211. Henry, Joseph, 416, 506. Hill, Thomas, 691. Hitchcock, 437. Hochstetter, the botanist, 49. Holbrook, J. E., 495, 509. Holbrook, J. E., Mrs., 496, 509. Holmes, O. W., 459; description of Saturday Club, 546. Hooper, Samuel, 661. Horse-backs, 622. Hospice of the Grimsel, 299, 305. Hotel des Neuchatelois, 298, 318, 332; last of, 350. Howe, Dr. S. G., on the future of the negro race, 591. Hudson River, 426. Hugi's cabin, 294, 300. Humboldt, Alexander von, projects of travel with, 99, 101, 102; kindness, 185, 187; writes to L. Coulon, 200, 217; gives form for letter to the king, 225; on succession of life, 228; on Ehrenberg's discoveri