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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 17: (search)
s, we expressed a doubt about going to Potsdam, he urged us so strongly to go, and said so much about the changes since we were last there, that we told him we would take the next day for it. The same evening there came a long note entitled Plan strategique pour Potsdam, containing the minutest directions about going and returning, with a list of everything we ought to see there. He took the same pains to enable Mr. Ticknor to see to advantage his brother, William von Humboldt's, place at Tegel. On arriving, we found the librarian of the library of Frederic II. waiting to receive us, with a similar note of detailed directions in his hand, and pleased, from reverence for Humboldt, to show the whole, exactly in the order he had appointed, and then see us to the cars to go back. Once, as we were going along a walk where a cord had been stretched, to signify that the passage was forbidden, he removed it and told us to go through. I hesitated, and objected on account of the prohibiti
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 20: (search)
u plus grand anatomiste de notre siecle, le Professeur Jean Muller. Johann Muller had recently died, only fifty-seven years old. C'est une perte toute aussi immense pour les sciences, que la éte pour les arts la mort de limmortel sculpteur Rauch. Rauch, who died in 1857, was above eighty, and seemed, until shortly before his death, destined to many years of health. When Humboldt kept his eighty-seventh birthday, the 14th September, 1856, with his niece, the admirable Mad. de Bulow, at Tegel, the favorite residence of her father, and of his brother William, he desired to have only one other person of the party, and that was Rauch, undoubtedly then the first of living sculptors. (Note by Mr. Ticknor.) L'universalite deseconnaissances zoologiques dans les classes inferieures de organization, rapprochait Jean Muller de Cuvier, ayant une grande preeminence dans la finesse du travail anatomique et physiologique. II a execute des grands et penibles voyages, à ses frais, sur les cote