s, represented the churches.
Channing, that finest product of New England, was no longer living, to temper with his moral enthusiasm social and commercial opinion, and to set forth in weekly ministrations his lofty ideal of humanity.
In two Unitarian pulpits, those of James Freeman Clarke and F. D. Huntington, the spirit of Channing survived; but in those of most of the Unitarian churches, as also in the Congregational (Trinitarian) and Episcopalian, there was little sympathy for moral refoonsolidated, with a uniform stamp on all, and opinion running in grooves,
E. P. Whipple described the social leaders of Boston at this time, in a conversation with the Author, as fixed and limited in their ideas.—in politics, Whig; in faith, Unitarian and Episcopalian.
Its members were closely connected by intermarriage; and a personal difficulty with one was quickly taken up by the related families,—so that through connections by kin or friendship nearly all the society was likely to take