encouragement and judicious counsel.
Mr. Curtis says again—
He very early began, and always continued, the habit of lending his books freely, taking no other precaution than to write down the title of the volume, and the name of the borrower, in a note-book.
The number of volumes lent was often considerable.
He would lend a book to any respectable person, whether personally known to him or not, if he perceived that it was really desired for use. His books have been sent to Maine, New Hampshire, even to Baltimore, and other distant places, for the use of scholars who could get them in no other way.
The strong religious impressions which Mr. Ticknor received in early years deepened, as his character matured, into personal convictions, that confirmed the ruling principles of his life.
He had been brought up in the doctrines of Calvinistic Orthodoxy, but later serious reflection led him to reject those doctrines; and soon after his return from Europe he joined Dr. Channing's
Grote, George, 415.
Guadiana River, 222 and note, 242.
Guaiaqui, Count, 217, 218.
Guilford, Lord, 175.
Guizot, Francois, 256, 314.
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, 420, 422, 423, 425 and note.
Hamilton, Sir, George, 501.
Hand, Professor, 115.
Hanover, N. H., 3 note, 4, 5, 6, 334, 385 and note; Elisha Ticknor dies there, 2, 335.
Hanover, visits, 77.
Harcourt, Rev., William Vernon, 424, 435, 436, 437.
Hardenberg, Prince, 485.
Harness, Rev., William, 411, 416 note.
Harper, General, Robert, 351
Harrison, George, 193 note.
Hartford Convention, 12-14.
Hartford, visits, 14.
Harvard College, G. T. nominated to a Professorship in, 116; accepts, 120; enters on Professorship, 319-326; attempted reforms in, 353-369, 379, 399-401.