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Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1, Chapter 8: divers good causes 1890-1896; aet. 71-77 (search)
and the lanterns hung out. A horseman, personating Paul Revere, rode out to rouse the farmers of Concord and Lexington, and a sham fight, imitating the real one, actually came off with an immense concourse of spectators. The Daughters of the American Revolution had made me promise to go to their celebration at the Old South, where I sat upon the platform with Mrs. Sam Eliot, Regent, and with the two orators of the day, Professor Channing and Edward Hale. I wore the changeable silk that Jenny Nelson made, the Gardner cashmere, and the bonnet which little you made for me last summer. McAlvin refreshed it a little, and it looked most proud. Sam Eliot, who presided, said to me, Why, Julia, you look like the queen that I said you were, long ago. If I could do so, I would introduce you as the Queen. I tell you all this in order that you may know that I was all right as to appearance. I was to read a poem, but had not managed to compose one, so I copied out Our country from Later Lyric
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1, Chapter 10: the last Roman winter 1897-1898; aet. 78 (search)
ings, etc., as acts of devotion!! Met Mr. Trench, son of the late Archbishop, Rev. Chevenix Trench. He has been Tennyson's publisher. Did not like T. personally — said he was often rude — read his own poems aloud constantly and very badly; said, No man is a hero to his publisher. Told about his sale of Henry George's book, a cheap edition, one hundred and fifty thousand copies sold in England. February 18. Have done a good morning's work and read in the Nineteenth Century an article on Nelson, and one on the new astronomy. St. Thomas Aquinas's advice regarding the election of an abbot from three candidates:-- What manner of man is the first? Doctissimus. Doceat, says St. Thomas. And the second? Sanctissimus. Oret! and the third? Prudentissimus! Regat! Let him rule! says the Saint. February 20. To Methodist Church of Rev. Mr. Burt. A sensible short discourse — seems a very sincere man: has an earlier service for Italians, well attended. On my way ho<
revocation of Edict of, I, 10. Naples, I, 53, 54, 97; II, 30. Napoleon I, I, 229, 230, 278; II, 102, 284. Napoleon II, II, 26. Napoleon III, I, 300, 301, 310. National American Woman Suffrage Association, I, 365. National Gallery, I, 314. National Peace Society, I, 43. National Sailors' Home, I, 210. National Woman Suffrage Association, I, 365. Nativity, Grotto of the, II, 38. Nauplia, I, 275-77. Nebraska, II, 138. Nelson, Horatio, Lord, II, 248. Nelson, Jenny, I, 194. New Bedford, II, 99. New England, I, 168, 173, 290, 324; II, 80. New England Woman's Club, I, 190, 291, 292, 294, 305, 310, 311, 341, 353, 365, 369; II, 54, 73, 100, 118, 129, 141, 150, 215, 259, 263, 286, 301, 311, 356, 401. New England Woman Suffrage Association, I, 363, 364. New England Women's Press Association, II, 263. New Gallery, II, 171. New Orleans, II, 100, 108-11, 113, 178, 207. New Orleans Exposition, II, 87, 99, 100-112. New York City, I,