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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 14 0 Browse Search
Ernest Crosby, Garrison the non-resistant 12 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 8 0 Browse Search
John F. Hume, The abolitionists together with personal memories of the struggle for human rights 6 0 Browse Search
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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, VI: in and out of the pulpit (search)
, and the days more than full of manifold tasks. To his over-anxious mother, the dutiful son reported his doings thus:— I have just been writing a sheet of Maxims for Maidens going to Normal School. Two of my children—they were little girls when I came here—are bound thither in a fortnight. . . to let two such locomotives as these two girls go off to one small town . . . without any manual of wisdom would be obviously unsafe; so I have written them a series of little Maxims like General Washington's. This I say partly to frighten you, because you believe such singular things about me that I have no doubt you suppose that I advise them to take boxing lessons every Sunday morning . . . but I don't. Again he wrote:— I was amused yesterday by reading in a note of Dr. Young's Chronicles that when Francis Higginson, the ancient, became a non-conformist he was accordingly excluded from his pulpit; but a lectureship was established for him, in which he was maintained by the volun
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, XV: journeys (search)
the Civil War appealed to Colonel Higginson's sense of justice; and he interested his friends in replenishing the vacant shelves, contributing many books from his own library. Both white and colored schools were visited on this trip, but Booker Washington's Institution at Tuskegee and the Calhoun school, of which Colonel Higginson was a trustee, were of especial interest to him. At Calhoun, which is in the Black Belt, the colored people came from twenty miles around, many walking this distanbenignant hand on Colonel Higginson's shoulder and exclaimed, Say what you please! On his return from this memorable trip, Colonel Higginson found that he was somewhat criticized by certain Boston colored people, who were antagonistic to Booker Washington, for taking part in the expedition and especially for speaking at Tuskegee. Thereupon, with his usual fearless way of grappling with difficulties, Colonel Higginson requested his critics to meet him at Parker Memorial Hall. With one sympa
175, 176. Travellers and Outlaws, 319, 418. Tubman, Harriet, 219. Twain, Mark, account of, 259, 260, 373, 374. Tyndall, John, 335; Higginson hears, 324; letter from, 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., 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