s prescribed by law, they made a Constitution for themselves, and undertook to carry it into practical operation.
Everything but bloodshed followed; but the popular party was completely put down, and now a suitable Constitution will be legally formed and peaceably carried into execution.
It constitutes a strong case, because the people were originally right, and only erred in the forms, and in the passions they indulged.
But enough of politics.
To Hon. Hugh S. Legare, Washington. Lebanon Springs, June 9, 1842.
dear Legare,—A nice place it is, to be sure, as you say, and I do not wonder that you spent sundry happy days here last summer, except that there were so many people in it. We came a week ago, and had the Prescotts and Gray,
Judge and Mrs. Prescott, Mr. W. H. Prescott and his daughter, and Mr. F. C. Gray. till day before yesterday, when they returned, and left us to enjoy this rich and beautiful nature quite alone.
It is really delicious.
Don't you think we can te
Arrival at home.
letters to Miss Edgeworth, Mr. Legare, Prince John of Saxony, Count Circourt, Mr. Prescott, Mr. Kenyon, and others.
death of Mr. Legare.
ble fate of the old Greek tragedians. . . .
To H. R. H. Prince John, Duke of Saxony. Boston, U. S. A., May 17, 1839.
my dear Lord,—I received in the summer of d its power to maintain the cause of the Union increased.
To Prince John, of Saxony. Boston, U. S. A., March 15, 1842.
my Lord,—I received duly your very kind y faithfully and affectionately yours, George Ticknor.
From Prince John, of Saxony. Dresden, 4 July, 1842.
Prince John always wrote to Mr. Ticknoof Hamburgh has made a great sensation in the whole of Germany.
Our affairs in Saxony, particularly, go on well.
Trade and industry are flourishing, and agriculturef the highest consideration, with which I am
Your affectionate John, Duke of Saxony
To Rev. H. H. Milman, London. Boston, U. S. A., May 7, 1842.
my dear Sir