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Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career. 9 1 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 7 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Margaret Fuller Ossoli 4 0 Browse Search
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n. demands of the Free-soil party. Mr. Sumner's future course indicated. death of his brother Horace Sumner, and the Ossoli family. Veuillez seulement, et les lois iniques disparoitront soudais. For what avail The plough and sail, Or land or life, If Freedom fail? R. W. Emerson. Mr. Sumner neither had nor cared to have much legal practice at this period. His time was, for the most f the stars above, they went on drifting hard against the fatal breakers. If our aims, said Mr. Sumner, in speaking of his views on peace, are visionary, impracticable, Utopian, then the unfulfillemost reluctantly accepts the nomination as the congressional candidate of the Free-soil party, Mr. Sumner says, I have never held political office of any kind, nor have I ever been a candidate for anyst efforts, wherever they can be most effectual. An ardent advocate of peace and good-will, Mr. Sumner delivered before the American Peace Society, on the 28th of May, 1849, a splendid oration on T
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Chapter 17: closing scenes. (search)
chant vessel that was to sail from Leghorn. This was a new vessel, and Madame Ossoli took the precaution of going with her friend, Mrs. Mozier, to see it; they were much pleased with Captain Hasty and his wife, who came to Florence and spent a few days, as visitors, with Mrs. Mozier. Yet at the very last moment the feeling of foreboding recurred, and it was difficult for Madame Ossoli to force herself on board. Still, she went; they sailed May 17, 1850, the only other passengers being Horace Sumner, of Boston,--a younger brother of Charles Sumner, -and a young Italian girl, Celeste Paolini. Misfortune soon began; Captain Hasty sickened and died of malignant small-pox, and was buried beneath the waves in tie harbor of Gibraltar. There they were detained a week by adverse winds, setting sail again June 9. Two days after, little Angelo was also attacked with smallpox, and was restored with difficulty. At noon of July 18 they were off the coast of New Jersey; the weather was thick,
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Index. (search)
od, 229. Socrates, 309. Southey, Robert, 45, 290. Spring, Edward, 223. Spring, Marcus and Rebecca, 219, 220, 228, 239. Spurzheim, J. G., 49. Stael, Madame de, 30, 37, 45, 109 Stetson, Caleb, 142, 144. Stone, T. T., 163. Storer, Mrs. R. B., 3. Storrow, Miss Ann G., 36. Storrow, Samuel, 51, 52. Story, Joseph, 33. Story, William W., 240. Story, Mrs. William W., 238, 240, 241, 266, 275 ; narrative of, 241; letter from, 244; letter to, 268. Summer on the Lakes, 194. Sumner, Horace, 275. T. Tappan, Caroline (Sturgis), 87, 111, 154, 156, 199, 200, 211. Tasso, by Goethe, translated, 47, 63, 188. Taylor, Helen, 281. Tennyson, Alfred, 69, 220. The great Lawsuit (essay L, Dial ), 200. The Third thought, 285. Thoreau, H. D., 130, 134, 144, 154, 155, 164, 282. Thorndike, Mrs., 86. Ticknor, George, 33. Tieck, Louis, 45. Tocqueville, A. de, 126. Transcendental movement, the, 133, 314. Tribune, New York, papers in, 213. Trimmer, Mrs., 132. Tuc
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 35: Massachusetts and the compromise.—Sumner chosen senator.—1850-1851. (search)
my friends. Several became personally hostile, and down to this day have not renewed their friendship. But I have lived through it; you will live through your trial also. You are not the first who has suffered in this cause; though your case happens to be now most prominent, as your character and position are most prominent. To William Jay, September 5:— I take advantage of the leisure of this retreat [Newport, R. I.] to acknowledge the kindness of your note of sympathy. On Horace Sumner's death. Ante, vol. i. p. 33. 34. I should have done it earlier. Be assured that it was most acceptable as a present consolation and as a token of your friendship. There would be a hardness of heart which I will not charge upon our opponents if they were otherwise than touched by a domestic bereavement befalling us But they forbear to testify the sympathy which at other times would have been profusely offered. There are not a few now who avert their faces from me. You were right, t
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing), chapter 12 (search)
ad engaged to render kindly services to Angelino, was so lady-like and pleasing; their only other fellow-passenger, Mr. Horace Sumner, of Boston, was so obliging and agreeable a friend; and the good ship herself looked so trim, substantial, and che favorite, prattles in baby dialect as he tries to imitate their cry, to work the pumps, and pull the ropes. Ossoli and Sumner, meanwhile, exchange alternate lessons in Italian and English. And Margaret, among her papers, gives the last touches toched from its fastenings, and the waves swept in and out. One scream, one only, was heard from Margaret's state-room; and Sumner and Mrs. Hasty, meeting in the cabin, clasped hands, with these few but touching words: We must die. Let us die calmly, current drifting him to leeward, was seen to reach the shore. A second, with the aid of a spar, followed in safety; and Sumner, encouraged by their success, sprang over also; but, either struck by some piece of the wreck, or unable to combat with t