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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 23: (search)
. by the English Minister, and all the forms usual on such occasions anywhere were fully observed. . . . . After passing through two or three antechambers we came to one quite full of Saxon nobles and officers in every possible variety of uniform and costume, who were to be received after the diplomatic audience should be over. We crowded our way through them with some difficulty, and entered a room where were gradually collected about forty or fifty persons. . . . The Prussian Minister, Baron Jordan, went in first, having an especial private audience, to present the King with the Order of the Black Eagle, as a compliment on his birthday, from the King of Prussia. After he came out the rest of us were admitted. It was a good room into which we came, with a canopy for the throne, but no throne was there. . . . Those who came in formed a circle opposite the throne, and under the canopy stood the King; a small, ordinary-looking man, much broken with years, in a generals uniform with bo
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 24: (search)
son proved untrue. She was represented, indeed, as more affectionate to her husband, and less imperious to him, than I have been accustomed to see her, and I am not sure but it was right. February 8.—I dined to-day at Mr. Forbes's, with only Jordan, the Prussian Minister, and Baron von Herder. The latter is the son of the famous Herder, and head of the great Saxon mining establishment and school at Freyberg. His proper title is Berghauptmann,—Captain of the Mountains,—a picturesque title,h the consent of his government, and at the request of Prince Milosch of Servia, been there to examine a tract of country believed previously to be rich in mineral wealth, some portions of which are supposed to have been mined by the Romans. Mr. Von Jordan and myself were invited to-day to hear him give some account of his journey and adventures. The whole was very curious. Prince Milosch is an intelligent person, much in advance of the condition of the country over which he presides. His pr<
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 26 (search)
, 371. Jakobs, Professor, 111, 112. Jamieson, Robert, 275. Jarvis, Charles, 20. Jefferson, Thomas, President of the United States, 16, 53, 110, 212, 302 note, 303, 345, 346, 377; visits, 34 38, 348, 349; his philosophy, 37; letters from, 300-302; opinion of Bonaparte, 301; plans for University, 301; eulogy on, 378. Jeffrey, Francis, 30, 42, 43-47, 277, 280. Jersey, Countess of, 138, 269, 296, 297, 410. Johnson, Samuel, 53, 55. Johnstone, Judge, 381. Jones, Commodore, 373. Jordan, Baron von, 461, 478. Jourdain, Camille, 255. K Kahlden, Baroness, 489. Kane, Mr., 376. Kastner, Professor, 76, 77. Kean, Edmund, 67, 127. Keating, Dr., Oliver, 10. Kemble, Stephen, 291, 292. Kenney, Mr., 406. Kent, Duchess of, 435, 437. Kent, James, Chancellor, 338-340, 380. Kenyon, John, 411 and note, 418. Kenyon, Mrs., John, 456. Kestner, Charlotte Buff, 78. King, Rufus, 350, 351. Kingsley, Professor, 14. Kirkland, President of Harvard College, letters to, 321-323, 3
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 30 (search)
ilosophy opinion of Bonaparte, 301; plans for university, 301, 303; letters from, 300 and note; eulogy on, 378. Jeffrey, Francis (Lord}, 1.30, 42, 43-47, 280, II. 146, 147, 148, 150, 151, 154, 4 Jersey, Countess of, I. 138, 269, 296, 410, 11.466. Jewett, C. C., II. 304 note, 308, 810, 314. Johnson, Samuel, I. 53, 55; The Club II. 476, 478; life of, 492. Johnstone, Judge, I. 381. Joinville, Prince and Princess, H. 882. Jones, Commodore, I. 373. Jones, Mr., II. 65. Jordan, Baron von, I. 461, 478. Jomard, E. F., II. 117, 125, 133, 14L Jouberton, Anna, 1.183, H. 88. Jouffroy, II. 133. Jourdain, Camille, 1.255. Jouy, V. E. de, II. 108, 141. Julius. Dr., II. 260; letter to, 250. Jusuf, II. 133, 134, 137. K Kahlden, Baroness, I. 489. Kaltenbaeck, II. 2, 8. Kane, Mr., I 376. Kastner, Professor, I. 76, 77. Kean, Edmund, I. 67, 127. Keating, Dr., Oliver, 1.10. Keiblinger, librarian of Molk, II. 23. Kemble, Stephen, I. 291, 292. Kempt, Si