ourse—among them, Henry Vincent, Madame Emilie Ashurst Venturi, Mrs. Priscilla Bright McLaren, Mrs. Fawcett, Miss Helen Taylor, Thomas Hughes, Professor James Bryce, Justin McCarthy, and George J. Holyoake.
But he was glad at last to leave the great metropolis for the rural quiet and beauty of Somersetshire, whither he now went to visit Mr. Bright's daughter, Mrs. Helen Bright Clark, and her husband.
With them he spent a delightful Sunday in
William S. Clark. their home at Street, near Glastonbury and its ruined
July 1. Abbey.
Thence he drove with them by way of Wells
July 2. (whose cathedral, with its Bishop's Garden and ancient moat and wall, he greatly admired) and Cheddar to Sidcot, where he enjoyed the hospitality of Mrs. Margaret A. Tanner, a staunch supporter of Mrs. Butler, in her beautiful home overlooking the Bristol Channel and Welsh hills.
In Bristol he was to have been the guest of the well-known philanthropist, Miss Mary Carpenter, but her letter making the arrang
embraced the sail up the coast to
Aug. 2. Oban and Ballachulish, the stage-ride through the Pass of Glencoe, a sail and row on Loch Lomond at sunset, and
Aug. 3. Loch Katrine, the Trosachs and Callander as the return
Aug. 4. route to Edinburgh.
One more excursion was made—to Newport,
Mr. Garrison was entertained at Newport by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Parker, who gave a reception in his honor.
The newly completed, but illfated, Tay Bridge greatly excited his wonder and admiration. opposite Dundee—before the concluding visit
Aug. 7-10. at Huntly Lodge, whose hospitable door never opened more reluctantly for a departing guest.
A brief tour through the English Lake District followed, the region
Aug. 10-15, 1877. being new to Mr. Garrison, who thoroughly appreciated its beauty, and enjoyed rowing, successively, on the placid waters of Derwentwater, Windermere, and Ullswater.
At Ambleside he visited The Knoll, Harriet Martineau's
Aug. 12. late home, and rejoiced to find the house oc