nd did not discourse.
He made conversation a fair exchange, and if his guest had anything to say, he was sure to have an opportunity.
Miss Edgeworth wrote, in 1835,
After a visit made by Mr. and Mrs. Ticknor at Edgeworthtown. to a friend of Mr. Ticknor, thus:—
I have been acquainted, and I may say intimately, with some of the most distinguished literary persons in Great Britain, France, and Switzerland, and have seen and heard all those distinguished for conversational talents; Talleyrand, Dumont, Mackintosh, Romilly, Dugald Stewart, Erskine, Sir Walter Scott, Sydney Smith, and Mr. Sharpe, the fashionable dinner-lions of London.
I have passed days in the country-houses and in the domestic intimacy of some of them, and after all, I can, with strict truth, assure you, that Mr. Ticknor's conversation appeared to me fully on an equality with the most admired, in happy, apposite readiness of recollection and application of knowledge, in stores of anecdote, and in ease in produc
von, 462, 474, 476, 479, 483, 489.
Bunsen, Carl Josias, 177, 178.
Burgess, Sir, James Bland, 60, 62.
Burr, Aaron, Talleyrand's opinion of, 261.
Bussierre, Baron de, 464, 470.
Buttini, Dr., 154.
Byron, Lady, 60, 63, 66, 67, 68, 410 and note2.
Haileybury. See Mackintosh.
Hale, Nathan, 12.
Hallam, Henry, 58.
Halle, visits, 110.
Hamilton, Alexander, Talleyrand's opinion of, 261; Washington's letter to, 261 note.
Hamilton, Lady, 211.
Hamilton, Professor, Sir William Rowan, 4illiam, G. T. studies law with, 9, 11, 12, 20, 40, 381.
Switzerland, visits, 152-160.
Tagus River, 243.
Talleyrand, Prince, 13, 123, 254, 258-263.
Talma, 126, 127.
Tarentum, Archbishop of, 174.
Tatistcheff, M. de, 210, 212.
Warren, Dr. J. C., Sen., 10, 12.
Warren, Dr. J. C., 2d., 10.
Washington, General, death of, 21; modes of life, 38; Talleyrand's feeling towards, 261 and note.
Washington, Judge, 38.
Washington, visits, 26, 38, 346, 349, 380– 382.