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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 54 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Short studies of American authors 33 3 Browse Search
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Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 22 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 19 1 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, chapter 6 (search)
Abolitionists, habitually spoke of them as the Brotherhood of Thieves. Lawyers and doctors, too, fared hard with those enthusiasts, and merchants not much better; Edward Palmer writing against the use of money, and even such superior men as Alcott having sometimes a curious touch of the Harold Skimpole view of that convenience. It seems now rather remarkable that the institution of marriage did not come in for a share in the general laxity, but it did not; and it is to be observed that Henry James speaks rather scornfully of the Brook Farm community in this respect, as if its members must have been wanting in the courage of their convictions to remain so unreasonably chaste. I well remember that the contrary was predicted and expected by cynics, and the utter failure of their prophecies was the best tribute to the essential purity of the time. It was, like all seething periods, at least among the Anglo-Saxon race, a time of high moral purpose; and the anti-slavery movement, reach
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, chapter 8 (search)
rest is silence. It is now far easier to organize a University Club on a fifty or one hundred dollar basis than it was then to skim the cream of intellectual Boston at five dollars a head. The fine phrase introduced by Mr. Alcott into the constitution, the economies of the club, proved only too appropriate, as the organization had to be very economical indeed. Its membership, nevertheless, was well chosen and varied. At its four monthly gatherings, the lecturers were Theodore Parker, Henry James the elder, Henry Giles (then eminent as a Shakespeare lecturer), and the Rev. William B. Greene, afterwards colonel of the First Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. Among the hundred or more members, there were well-known lawyers, as Sumner, E. R. Hoar, Hillard, Burlingame, Bemis, and Sewall; and there were clergymen, as Parker, Hedge, W. H. Channing, Hill, Bartol, Frothingham, and Hale; the only non-Unitarian clergyman being the Rev. John 0. Choules, a cheery little English Baptist, who had
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, Index. (search)
253, 256, 261, 262. Huntin, A., 225. Hurlbert (originally Hurlbut), W. H., 107, 109, 110, III. Hutchinson, Abby, 118, Ig9. Huxley, T. H., 272, 285. Irving, Washington, 12, 170, 187, 278. Jackson, C. T., 157. Jackson, J., 33x. James, Henry, senior, 175. James, Henry, 117. Jefferson, Thomas, 5, 10. Jerrold, Blanchard, 312. Johnson, Dr., Samuel, 15. Johnson, Rev., Samuel, 005, 106. Jones, Mr., 334. Jones, Mrs., 334. Jones, Sammy, 334. Jonson, Ben, 3. Jouffroy, T. S., 86. James, Henry, 117. Jefferson, Thomas, 5, 10. Jerrold, Blanchard, 312. Johnson, Dr., Samuel, 15. Johnson, Rev., Samuel, 005, 106. Jones, Mr., 334. Jones, Mrs., 334. Jones, Sammy, 334. Jonson, Ben, 3. Jouffroy, T. S., 86. Kansas and John Brown, 196-234. Kant, Immanuel, 105. Keats, John, 19, 67. Keene, Charles, 290. Kelley, Abby, 327. Kemp, Mr., 148, 151. Keppel, Augustus, 166. King, Edward, 312. King family, the, 75. King, Mrs. Rufus, 17. Kingsley, Charles, 107, 276. Kirkland, J. T., 6. Kraitsir, Charles, 86, 93. Krummacher, F. A., III. Lamartine, A. M. L. de, 309, 310. Lamennais, H. F. R., Abbe de, 92, 93, 160. Lander, F. W., 264. Lander, Jean M., Mrs., 264, 265. Landor, W. S., 2