held in much respect; but his wife (of the Morris family in New York) was so uncommon for talent, knowledge, and brilliant conversation, that he was rather overshadowed at home.
She educated her large family herself, entirely fitting her sons for college.
She was a lady of warm feelings, strong prejudices, and great energy, and much attached to Philadelphia.
Her oldest son, Mr. William Meredith, is a leading lawyer in Philadelphia, and at one time was Secretary of the Treasury, under General Taylor.
I dined with a large party at Mr. Daniel Parish's, and, for the first time in my life, saw a full service of silver plate, for twenty persons, with all the accompaniments of elegance and luxury to correspond, and a well-trained body of servants in full livery.
But—what was of more interest to me—John Randolph was one of the guests.
The instant I entered the room my eye fell on his lean and sallow physiognomy.
He was sitting; and his head, with long hair, straight like an Indian'
Stroganoff, Countess, 462, 486, 487.
Stuart, Lady, Dudley, 446 and note.
See Bonaparte, Christine.
Stuart, Lord, Dudley, 446 and note.
Subaltern, by Gleig, 380.
Sullivan, Richard, 12.
Sullivan, William, 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.
Tatistcheff, Mad. de, 211.
Taylor, Abbe, 173.
Taylor, Henry, 418.
Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. John, 425 and note, 432 note.
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 350, 381.
Tchitchagof, Admiral, 179
Teba, Count de, 233, 235.
Teba, Countess de, 233, 234 and note, 309.
Testchen, visits, 504-509.
Thacher, Rev. S C., 11
Thayer, Sylvanus, Colonel U. S. A., 7, 8 and note, 316 note, 372-375, 386.
Theatre, French, 149, 150.
Theatre, Spanish, 201.
Thierry, A, 314
Thiersch, Professor, 114, 115.
Thompson, Mr. and Lady Mary, 440
id when I saw them last . . . . . Moreover, they begin to be afraid, as Macbeth did, that they have 'filed their minds, after all, for somebody's else benefit and not for their own, or that of their party.
They begin to be afraid, in short, that Taylor may not be chosen. . . . . . I am, on the contrary, of the mind of the elder brother in Comus:—
I incline to hope, rather than fear, And gladly banish squint suspicion. I shall vote for Taylor, and if you do as well for him in Maine as VermonTaylor, and if you do as well for him in Maine as Vermont has done, you will yet give him your personal vote as an elector . . . .
I write to you about politics because there is nothing else hereabouts to send you, except a little orthodoxy from the village church, or a little of the polufloi/sboio qala/sshs from the beach before us. We have had Mrs. Norton and some of her children staying with us, and expect them again.
Gray, too, has been here, the Everetts, Prescotts, and so on. We have not been alone since the first few days after we came do
Switzerland, visits, I. 152-160, II. 34-37.
Tagus River, I. 243.
Tait, Bishop of London, II. 371, 384.
Talfourd, Sir T. N., II. 181.
Talleyrand, Prince, L 13, 123, 254, 258-263, II. 35, 113, 114.
Talma, I. 126, 127.
Tarentum, Archbishop of, I. 174.
Tascher de la Pagerie, II. 131.
Tasso Mss., forgery of, by Alberti, II. 52, 53, 79 and note.
Tastu, Mad. Amable, II. 124, 128, 129.
Tatistcheff, Madame de, I. 211.
Tatistcheff, M. de, I. 210, 212.
Taylor, Abbe, I. 173.
Taylor, General, Zachary, President of the United States, II. 263; death of, 266.
Taylor, Henry (Sir II.), I. 418, 11. 145, 180, 368.
Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. John, I. 425 and note, 432 note, II. 178.
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, I. 350, 381.
Tchitchagof, Admiral, I. 179.
Teba, Count de, I. 233, 235.
Teba, Countess de, 1.233, 234 and note, 309.
Temmel, A., II. 80.
Ternaux-Compans, Henri, II. 118, 127, 133, 355.
Ternaux-Compans, Mad., II. 133.
Terregles, II. 16