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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 8 2 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson 4 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 3 3 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises 1 1 Browse Search
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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, XVI: the crowning years (search)
n 1905, Margaret was married, with her father's cordial approval, to a young Boston physician. The ceremony took place in the village church at Dublin, and Dr. Robert Collyer officiated. Fortunately his views about the heathen obey coincided with those of the bride's father. This clergyman was wont to relate in his own amusinghip with Colonel Higginson. When living in Chicago, he heard Higginson speak on physical training and utter an impressive warning against the use of mince pie. Dr. Collyer's curiosity was excited, and after the lecture he invested in one of the condemned viands. The consequence was, he declared, that his larder was ever after sto I e'er seem wise or bold With him a fortnight older? I never could be blithe as he Since he was always jollier: So I'll his faithful collie be With him forever Collyer. It is said that Higginson's opposition to church organization lessened in later life. He said himself, I am not sure of any change of attitude, though doubt
daughter of John Bright, 360. Clarke, Dr., Edward, 23. Clarke, James Freeman, influence of, 68, 85. Cleveland, Grover, impression of, 309. Coleridge, Lord, and Higginson, 360. Coleridge, E. Hartley, and Higginson, 349, 350. Collyer, Dr., Robert, and Higginson, 392, 393. Conference for Education in the South, at Birmingham, Ala., 365, 366. Conway, Moncure D., Higginson preaches for, 326, 327; at Besant trial, 329, 330; parish of, gives present to Higginson, 346, 347; Convenent, 388; musical poems, 388, 389; lectures before Lowell Institute, 389; 390; at Emerson celebration, 390; eightieth birthday celebration, 391; sons of Veterans Post named for, 391; at work on Stephen Higginson and Part of a Man's Life, 392; Robert Collyer, 392, 393; and church organization, 393, 394; activity, 394; delight in grandchildren, 394, 395; gradual withdrawal from active life, 395-99; Carlyle's Laugh and Descendants of the Reverend Francis Higginson, 396; interested in Simplified Sp