life and writings, which I have prepared to be laid before the Institute with an accompanying letter.
Of course, I was very much cramped by writing in a foreign language; but yet I have contrived to say one or two things which, I hope, are as just in fact as they are appositely introduced.
Writing in the country of Cujas and D'Aguesseau, I could not forbear making an allusion to those great minds.
As ever, my affectionate recollections to all your family and to yourself. C. S.
P. S. London teeming with interest will naturally form the subject of many letters.
To George S. Hillard, Boston. Garrick Club, June 4, 1838.
Zzz born of Paris.
I have a sense of oppression as I walk these various streets, see the thronging thousands, catch the hum of business, and feel the plethora of life about me. The charm of antiquity, so subtle and commanding,—at least I confess to its power,—the charm of taste, and then the excitement produced by a constant consciousness that one is in