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Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 18 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4. You can also browse the collection for Goethe or search for Goethe in all documents.

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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 48: Seward.—emancipation.—peace with France.—letters of marque and reprisal.—foreign mediation.—action on certain military appointments.—personal relations with foreigners at Washington.—letters to Bright, Cobden, and the Duchess of Argyll.—English opinion on the Civil War.—Earl Russell and Gladstone.—foreign relations.—1862-1863. (search)
at folly shows that there is more work to be done. We are all agreed against that. Here is the first great offence; Evarts puts this as No. 1. To take back this bloody folly will be bad for your Cabinet; but sooner or later, in some way or other, it must be done. To R. Schleiden, September 14:— Truly, Germany united would be a great power, with a great history; with an early romance and Heldenbuch, with Minnesingers and Reinecke Fuchs, with Luther and Albert Durer, and then with Goethe and Schiller. I should like to see it a plural unit. Such a people—so numerous, so educated, so strong if united—must make a powerful and irresistible nation. If I were a German I should strive for this unity; therefore I enter into your solicitudes. But where does it all tend? Will unity be accomplished? And, still further, will it be a true, liberal, and just unity, not the compression of superior force? Again, November 2:— I enjoyed last evening the inauguration of our ne
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, chapter 10 (search)
the best.—He was a man to inspire devotion. Perhaps I am a laudator temporis acti in so saying; but he seems to my memory a giant, and I see no more of his kind. Sumner wrote to Mr. Bemis, Jan. 5, 1868:— I would not press you to any exertion inconsistent with health. But cannot you undertake a direction and supervision of the proposed compilation without applying yourself injuriously? If you turn away, I do not know where to look fort this work. You are, as the Germans said of Goethe The only one. You have fitted yourself for it, and have obtained all the needful information. Of some matters you are the sole depositary. I am anxious that you should complete your own articles on this subject, and then collect them in the a volume, to take an honorable place on the shelves of libraries, alter having exercised an immediate influence over your own generation. This has been my desire, often communicated to you. I have it now as strong as ever; but meanwhile the interest