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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 19: (search)
l; and the whole air of the convent, and seeing I. through the grating, interested and amused S. so much that I was very glad I took her. On our return I went to the House and Senate, where we passed the forenoon in hearing debates, and witnessing the passage of the tariff, which went by a majority of eleven in the House, and was followed by a short abusive speech from John Randolph. I dined at a mess, called Fort Jackson, with Tazewell, Governor Dickerson, Woodbury, Verplanck, Calhoun, Polk, etc . . . . . I was quite happy and gay an hour or two with Mr. Webster, Mr. Gorham, etc., after dinner [at Mr. Sullivan's lodgings], and I was somewhat excited by John Randolph in the House; but in the main I was rather dreary and homesick. April 25.—Yesterday we had quite a pleasant time at Menou's. French Minister. He has bought a small cottage, and after nearly rebuilding it and fitting it altogether in French style, he has made it a pretty little snug place for a bachelor. Mr. We
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 26 (search)
llips, Willard, 391. Piacenza, visits, 162. Pichon, Baron, 132, 261. Pickering, John, 85, 391. Pickering, Octavius, 391. Pictet, Deodati, 153. Pictet, Professor, 153, 155, 159. Pillans, James, 280. Pinkney, William, 39, 40, 41 and note. Pittsfield, Mass., Elisha Ticknor head of school in, 2. Pius VII., 173, 174. Pizarro, Chev. Don L., 207, 208, 212. Playfair, Professor, 276, 279. Plymouth, visits, 327-331. Poinsett, Joel R., 350 and note. Pole, Mrs., 467, 471. Polk, Mr., 381. Ponsonby, Frederic, 443. Porson, Richard, 108. Portal, Dr., 133, 138. Porter, Dr., 356. Portland, visits, 337, 385. Portsmouth, N. H., visits, 123 note. Portugal, visits, 242-249; people of, 242. Posse, Count, 183. Posse, Countess. See Bonaparte, Christine. Pozzo di Borgo, Count, 131. Prague, visits, 509-511. Prescott, Judge W., 12, 13, 316, 337, 339, 340, 345, 355 and note, 356, 359-361, 371, 383, 391. Prescott, Mrs. W., 317 and note, 345. Prescott, W.