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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 18 0 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 30: addresses before colleges and lyceums.—active interest in reforms.—friendships.—personal life.—1845-1850. (search)
ist! Artist! Philanthropist! hero of a Christian age, companion of a celestial knighthood, Go forth, be brave, loyal, and successful! And may it be our office to light a fresh beacon-fire on the venerable walls of Harvard, sacred to Truth, to Christ, and to the Church,β€”to Truth Immortal, to Christ the Comforter, to the Holy Church Universal. Let the flame pass from steeple to steeple, from hill to hill, from island to island, from continent to continent, till the long lineage of fires illumChrist the Comforter, to the Holy Church Universal. Let the flame pass from steeple to steeple, from hill to hill, from island to island, from continent to continent, till the long lineage of fires illumines all the nations of the earth, animating them to the holy contests of Knowledge, Justice, Beauty, Love. Sumner on February 1847 delivered before the Mercantile Library Association a lecture on White Slavery in the Barbary States, and afterwards repeated it before many lyceums in the State. Works, vol. i. pp. 385-485. Gerrit Smith was so much interested in the lecture that he sent fifty dollars to Joshua Leavitt, with a view to supplying a copy to every professional man in New England
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 40: outrages in Kansas.—speech on Kansas.—the Brooks assault.—1855-1856. (search)
on my health. I long to speak and liberate my soul. If I am able to speak as I desire, I think that I shall be shot. Very well, I am content. The cause will live. But I cannot bear the thought that I may survive with impaired powers, or with a perpetual disability. Whittier's Last Walk in Autumn, printed at this time, paid a tribute to Sumner in these lines:β€” And he who to the lettered wealth Of ages adds the lore unpriced, The wisdom and the moral health, The ethics of the school of Christ; The statesman to his holy trust, As the Athenian archon, just, Struck down, exiled like him for truth alone,β€” Has he not graced my home with beauty all his own? To E. L. Pierce, Jan. 6, 1857:β€” I am mending, but slowly, slowly. My general health is so far restored that a stranger would not know that I am still an invalid. The spinal cord continues morbidly sensitive, involving the whole back and shoulders, and finally the brain, from which it all proceeds. Nothing but time and r<