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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 8 2 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 21: Germany.—October, 1839, to March, 1840.—Age, 28-29. (search)
ut of the book and threw it aside. The French had the Vatican in their hands ten or more years. It is strange they did not bring out its hidden treasures. I like Ranke better than Von Raumer. Both are professors at Berlin. Our countryman, Dr. Robinson, Dr. Edward Robinson, 1794-1863; a distinguished Biblical scholar and explorer of Palestine. His Biblical Researches in Palestine, was published in 1841. is here, preparing a work, which seems to excite great expectations, on the geographyDr. Edward Robinson, 1794-1863; a distinguished Biblical scholar and explorer of Palestine. His Biblical Researches in Palestine, was published in 1841. is here, preparing a work, which seems to excite great expectations, on the geography of Palestine. It will be in two volumes, and will be published at the same time in English and German. He is not only learned in Greek and Hebrew roots, but has a sound, scientific mind, and is a good writer. I like Fay more and more. He is a sterling person, simple, quiet, and dignified; his style is very clear, smooth, and elegant, perhaps wanting in force. I have just received an admirable letter from my brother in the East. He has seen Palestine thoroughly, and Egypt, having ascended
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, January 4. (search)
ut of the book and threw it aside. The French had the Vatican in their hands ten or more years. It is strange they did not bring out its hidden treasures. I like Ranke better than Von Raumer. Both are professors at Berlin. Our countryman, Dr. Robinson, Dr. Edward Robinson, 1794-1863; a distinguished Biblical scholar and explorer of Palestine. His Biblical Researches in Palestine, was published in 1841. is here, preparing a work, which seems to excite great expectations, on the geographyDr. Edward Robinson, 1794-1863; a distinguished Biblical scholar and explorer of Palestine. His Biblical Researches in Palestine, was published in 1841. is here, preparing a work, which seems to excite great expectations, on the geography of Palestine. It will be in two volumes, and will be published at the same time in English and German. He is not only learned in Greek and Hebrew roots, but has a sound, scientific mind, and is a good writer. I like Fay more and more. He is a sterling person, simple, quiet, and dignified; his style is very clear, smooth, and elegant, perhaps wanting in force. I have just received an admirable letter from my brother in the East. He has seen Palestine thoroughly, and Egypt, having ascended
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 23: return to his profession.—1840-41.—Age, 29-30. (search)
olely attended in his absence. Professor Greenleaf and Mr. Fletcher gave him a place as junior in some causes in which they were engaged; and clients sometimes came to him under the impression that Judge Story would listen kindly to his arguments. He was retained in several patent causes, His appearance in cases is noted in Law Reporter, Jan., 1841, Vol. III. p. 383; Dec., 1841, Vol. IV. p. 301; Boston Advertiser, Nov. 12, 15, and 16, and Dec. 23, 1841. In the patent case of Reed v. Robinson,—Law Reporter, Jan., 1842, Vol. IV. p. 342,—his elaborate brief did not convince Judge Story. the chief of which related to the Phillips patent for friction matches. William Brooks v. Ezekiel Byam et al. Professor Greenleaf, who had been employed to contest the validity of this patent, entrusted to Sumner after his return the direction and labor of the contestant's case, and early in 1842 himself withdrew from it. It embraced suits in law and equity in the Circuit Court, which lasted fi