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Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 77 1 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 9 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 6 0 Browse Search
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 3 1 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 2 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 1 1 Browse Search
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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, III: the boy student (search)
had frequent debates. Through the four years of college life Wentworth kept a minute account of all his doings in the form of a college journal. In these records are preserved, not only lists of books read, but of books I want to read, of pieces I can repeat; of bouquets (always composed of wild flowers he had gathered), with dates of presentation to his friends; of calls he had made, of drives and walks he had taken; and of the engagements and marriages of friends, as, Dr. Howe and Julia Ward of New York; Mr. Longfellow and Fanny Appleton. He was equally careful and minute about all his expenditures, the latter being a lifelong habit. At one time he seriously thought of making the law his profession, and with this end in view he made an inventory of all the lawyers in Boston, and of various law books. He was always a great pedestrian, often walking nine or ten miles a day, and taking evening walks with Parker far into the gloomy and desolate country, after which he sometim
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, XV: journeys (search)
small with a keen thin face, head nearly bald and little gray moustache. He is very simple and pleasant, willing to talk about his own books, the scene of which is mostly laid in this region, and which portray manners now passing by. He is reputed shy, but when caught in this retired place is very easily approachable. His wife is sturdy and bicycles. ... We have been very lucky in stumbling on people unexpectedly and have really seen the novelists I most care to see—Hardy, Anthony Hope, Mrs. Ward and Mrs. Alexander—the latter peculiarly dignified and attractive . . . . He [Hardy] surprised me by saying that all the dialect of his peasants (who are perfectly Shakespearean in quaintness and vigor) is from the memory of his childhood, and that he never in his life wrote down a sentence after hearing it. I had always imagined him with a note-book. In Paris Colonel Higginson said the best thing he did was to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower. The little pension which sheltered us
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, Bibliography (search)
gious Association. Freedom and Fellowship in Religion.) Def. VI. Introductory Address, Free Religious Association. Pph. The Gymnasium and Gymnastics in Harvard College. (In Vaille and Clark, comp. Harvard Book, vol. 2.) 1876 (Newport) History of the Public School System in Rhode Island. (In History of Public Education in Rhode Island, 1636-1876.) A Moonglade. (In Laurel Leaves. Pub. by W. F. Gill.) Def. v. Speech at memorial service for Dr. S. G. Howe. (In Howe, Mrs. Julia Ward. Memoir of Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe.) Def. III. (With Thomas H. Clarke.) A Sketch of the Public Schools in the City of Newport. (In History of Public Education in Rhode Island.) Childhood's Fancies. (In Scribner's Monthly, Jan.) Lowell's Among my Books. Second Series. (In Scribner's Monthly, March. Culture and Progress.) Story of the Signing. [Declaration of Independence.] (In Scribner's Monthly, July.) The paper Provencal Song mistakenly attributed to Higginson in Galaxy<
327. Underwood, F. H., and Atlantic, 155; Higginson's protest to, 158. Up the St. Mary's, 251, 409. Vere, Aubrey de, Higginson on, 323. Voltaire, Centenary, 340; birthplace, 341. Walker, Brig.-Gen., and Higginson, 227, 228. Ward, Julia, 26. See also Howe, Julia Ward. Ware, Thornton, 17, 18. Washington, Booker, school, 365; and northern colored people, 366. Washington, D. C., plan for safety of, 203-05. Wasson, David, and T. W. Higginson, 100, 101. Webb, R. D., HJulia Ward. Ware, Thornton, 17, 18. Washington, Booker, school, 365; and northern colored people, 366. Washington, D. C., plan for safety of, 203-05. Wasson, David, and T. W. Higginson, 100, 101. Webb, R. D., Higginson visits, 322. Weiss, Rev. Mr., 267. Weld, Samuel, Higginson teaches in school of, 41-46. Wells, William, his school, 14, 15. Wentworth, Sir, John, 4. Wentworth, John, Governor of New Hampshire, 3. Western Reserve University, confers degree on Col. Higginson, 377; Higginson lectures at, 382. Whitman, Walt, 336; Higginson quotes, 395. Whittier, John Greenleaf, 336; Higginson visits, 98, 266; described, 259. Whittier, John Greenleaf, 424; Higginson at work on, 386.