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[78] brilliant work. Sparks is also plodding at his history of the Revolution. Prescott, with whom I dined a day or two since, professes indolence and little progress in his memoirs of Philip II.

Your report of sentiment about Italy is encouraging. When will Austria disappear from that beautiful land, to which my heart turns with a constant glow? Germany seems in a hopeless condition, with less cheerful signs even than Italy; but the day for both will come. Of this I have an undoubting faith.

Have I told you that among the crowds in Europe are Mr.Putnam and Mrs. Putnam,—the latter the sister of James Russell Lowell, and the author of the learned and admirable articles which overthrew Bowen?1 She is a beautiful lady as well as a most accomplished scholar.

1 Mrs. Mary Lowell Putnam contested Prof. Francis Bowen's view of the Hungarian question.

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