k with less assurance of transcendentalism, it is because I consider myself in the attitude of one rather reverently looking up to it than actually partaking of and possessing it.
He had the grace to laugh, and then our host whipped in with several cavalier speeches which roused my ire, and I growled out, Pray, do you clergymen live for public opinion, and the they say of everybody and nobody, or for your consciences and consciousness of what is actual truth?
Mr. F. told this anecdote of Goethe.
In a conversation on a future life, he said he should have no objection to a future state provided he could be sure of not seeing in it such and such persons (naming them), who would be sure to torment him with their bragging, we told you it would be so; now you see for yourself, we knew.
A Glimpse of her reading.
Letter May 25, 1867.
at the age of 76.
I have a choice season of solitude for reading and meditation.
One of the most curious books has been, The Present State of