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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 20: Italy.—May to September, 1839.—Age, 28. (search)
ess. Professor Greene, now living on an ancestral farm at East Greenwich, R. I., became also an intimate friend of George Sumner. His writings have related not only to Italian literature, but also to American history and biography of the period sts of the monks. His friend recalls that one evening, while they were gazing on the moonlit waters of the Alban Lake, Sumner suddenly exclaimed, as the thought of his deserted law-office came to his mind: Let me see if I can draw a writ! Here, aile the two friends were walking one day in the woods near the convent, and were for a moment separated, it happened that Sumner fell into a wolf-trap; Greene answered at once his call for help, and soon extricated him from his imprisonment. In his argument of Dec. 4, 1849, against the constitutionality of separate colored schools in Massachusetts, Sumner thus referred to this last visit:— In Italy, at the Convent of Palazzuola, on the shores of the Alban Lake, amidst a scene of natura
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 25: service for Crawford.—The Somers Mutiny.—The nation's duty as to slavery.—1843.—Age, 32. (search)
ican art has created. Crawford wrote to George Sumner, in 1844:— I am looking forward, my the earnest pressure of his hand on mine. Sumner followed Crawford to the end with unfailing in The Mutiny of the Somers was the subject of Sumner's only contribution to the North American Revi seldom one who has left a fuller record, than Sumner. He was, in every way, a representative man oe navy—and Theodore Sedgwick sought the aid of Sumner's pen in giving a direction to public opinion Vol. LVII. p. 512,—to the insertion of which Sumner is said to have consented. of the charges and tongues at home, to shake his solid mind. Sumner's argument on the Somers mutiny shows that he ancroft, while differing in some respects from Sumner's conclusions, wrote:— Your argument is As soon as he ascertained its author, he wrote Sumner a letter of thanks, in which he communicated tt and other officers. Soon after, he welcomed Sumner as a guest at his home at Tarrytown, on the H
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 28: the city Oration,—the true grandeur of nations.—an argument against war.—July 4, 1845.—Age 34. (search)
urs on the subject. Those sacred words, in Washington's Farewell Address to his fellow-citizens, must have inspired you on the occasion. Whom, indeed, would they not have inspired? Again and again must I thank you! George Sand wrote to George Sumner, of his brother's oration: His ideal of Christian peace over the whole face of the earth is, without doubt, a great truth; but I do not think it applicable to one nation in particular,—even to the United States. While all other nations ad tyrannical nations, which belong to the fraternity of robbers and assassins. Count Circourt also wrote, of the oration: I agree with that remarkable performance on many points; and I still sympathize with that which I cannot fully admit. Sumner's letters in support or explanation of his oration are here given, although a portion of them were written some months later. To Rev. Robert C. Waterston. Tuesday [July], 1845. my dear Waterston,—Thanks for your most cordial letter of