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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Chapter 2: the Worcester period (search)
he most beautiful bridal I ever attended. Apropos of Madam Higginson's changing her home, her son wrote, December, 1853: Dearest Mother: Of course we feel very badly at your leaving Boscobel, but must console you with my quaint friend Perry Thayer's reflection, uttered to me last night. The fact is, Mr. Higginson, humanity, ploddina over this planet, meets with considerable many left-handed things, and the best way is to summon up courage and put right through. I think geniuses grow in the Free Church. Perry Thayer's son, now our organist, is a born Chilean and I have just picked up a boy of thirteen, son of poor parents, who has the most remarkable natural gift for drawing and coloring. The story of his first box of colors is as good as Sir B. West's pussy's tail. He picked up scraps of wall-papers, soaked them, scraped off the colors with a knife, and with them painted little pictures which he sold to the schoolboys for a cent apiece, and with this money he bought hi
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Index. (search)
Richard S., 46, 47. Stowe, Harriet Beecher, Uncle Tom's Cabin, 54; description of, 54, 55; at Atlantic dinner, 107-09. Studley, Lt.-Col., 179. Sumner, Charles, 78, 263; on secession, 79; speech, 165. T Taylor, Bayard, 74, 113. Temperance movement, 41, 42, 55, 56, 80. Tennyson, Alfred, marriage of, 32, 33. Terry, Rose, 101. Thaxter, Celia Leighton, described; 25, 29; marriage of, 27, 28. Thaxter, Levi, 24-29. Thayer, Abbott, in Paris, 284, 285; daughter of, 329. Thayer, Perry, 63. Thoreau, Henry D., 119; Channing on, 42, 43; described, 94; works of, 105. Todd, Mabel Loomis, letters to, 331. Tracys, the, of Newburyport, 7. Tubman, Harriet, fugitive slave, 81, Tukey, Marshal, and temperance, 41, 42. U Urso, Camille, violinist, 243. V Verney, Capt., 281, 282. Victoria, Queen, 289; reviews troops, 278, 279. W Ward, Col., 178, 180. Wards, the, and Jenny Lind, 39, 40. Warners, C. D., 270, 271. Waterhouse, Dr., 13. Watson, Marst