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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, John Greenleaf Whittier, Chapter
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Chapter 7: Whittier as a social reformer It must be borne in mind, as regards Whittier, that h
es and colours.
As this controversy tested Whittier in an important light, I give a specimen pass y gash the bosom of a young mother! Kennedy's Whittier, 275-79.
It has been stated that Mr. WhitMr. Whittier at one time expressed to a member of the Massachusetts Historical Society his intention to prep haracters in fiction, the one who most caught Whittier's fancy was that indomitable old German, Lind editors to take up this theme.
A year later Whittier writes from Amesbury, whither he had removed: the building is to be converted into stores.
Whittier himself, as I remember well, at Atlantic Club all ever be introduced into the pulpit.
Mr. Whittier published a card in the Boston Transcript o ny way connected with the proceedings.
To Whittier, as to many, including all advocates of unive y the best and wisest of the land.
Pickard's Whittier, II. 603-04.
Whittier was the only one of [16 more...] [22 more...]
Chapter 9: Whittier at home One of Whittier's biographers, Mr. William Sloane Kennedy, who has
d admission in comparing the two.
He says of Whittier, He is democratic, not so powerfully and broa 745.
One of the very best delineations of Whittier by one of those who approached him on the pub tral Committee, I was designated to conduct Mr. Whittier from his rooms in Boston on the morning of of manhood.
Does thee think so?
I suppose thee would admit that Jesus Chris two poets liked to compare notes upon them.
Whittier had a neighbour whose original remarks he lov his Mr. Plato has a good many of my ideas.
Whittier gave to Mrs. Claflin, also, this account of h dilection for fighters.
Garibaldi was one of Whittier's heroes, so was General Gordon, so was young s the voice of God in his soul. Mrs. Fields's Whittier, pp. 50-51.
It is an interesting fact that one of the best pictures ever drawn of Whittier in his home life is that drawn by Hayne, the South [11 more...]
Chapter 10: the religious side Whittier, as has already been seen, was born and brought up in the Societ
and was not a Quaker.
At the time of her wedding, Whittier, who then edited the Freeman, was invited to atten next day, with a congratulatory poem.
Pickard's Whittier, I. 235. This fairly indicates the hold his early tward observances alone.
In reading, not merely Whittier's meditative and spiritual poems, but the very tex aken all the sing out of our people. Mrs. Fields's Whittier, p. 52.
Yet the manner in which historic extre an in a fact in early Quaker tradition revealed by Whittier to Mrs. Fields.
In speaking of Rossetti and his extraordinary medieval ballad of Sister Helen, Whittier confessed himself strongly attracted to it, because he Hell and Heaven.)
It is evident, however, that Whittier had in early life some vague vision of an intellec an, miserable men; from which general condemnation Whittier was exempted, although in later years their friend