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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, VI: in and out of the pulpit (search)
ellous parish. . . . You can hardly imagine how far off my dreamy Cambridge life now seems to me. In the spring, they rejoiced in a garden:— Our sunny little garden is insane with tulips everywhere—appearing in the most unexpected and improper places. Of his parish, he wrote:— They [the parishioners] manifest regard for us only by full and attentive presence at church— certainly the most agreeable way, but queer. Not a particle of petting. Rather afraid of us, in fact, Mary thinks—as if we were handsome spotted panthers, good to look at and roaring finely—something to be proud of, perhaps—but not to be approached incautiously, or too near; except by a few familiar ones. . . . I find less to complain of and far more to enjoy in the ministry than I have ever anticipated: my people are thus far willing and impressible at least; I say whatever seems right, and they listen; I preached yesterday to about 400. . . . If I can do my duty, there is much to be e
4-77. Kidner, Rev., Reuben, and Higginson, 358, T 359, 375, 376. Kossuth, described, 97, 98. La Farge, John, described, 259. Lane, Gen., Jim, 172, 174. Larger History of the United States, 417, 427: Higginson at work on, 301. Le Barnes, J. W., on kidnapping project, 106. Leigh ton, Caroline Andrews, letter to, 154. Leighton, Celia, account of, 109. See also Thaxter, Celia. Lind, Jenny, account of, 09, 100. Littlefield, Col., on colored troops, 229. Livermore, Mrs. Mary A., in London, 340. Livingstone, David, 341, 342. Long, Governor John D., and Higginson, 296, 299. Longfellow, Henry W., 26,37,50; visit from, 295. Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 386, 424. Longfellow, Mrs., Henry Wadsworth, 50; Higginson's impression of, 72. Longfellow, Samuel, and T. W. Higginson, 71, 72, 78, 90, 114; Thalatta, 111, 159. Lowell, James Russell, 156; first impression of, 14, 15; literary earnings of, 66; Swinburne on, 336. Lowell, Maria White, Higginson