most loves to discourse.
In 1850, a volume, containing ten of his lectures and twenty shorter essays, appeared from the press of the Messrs.
, under the title of ‘Hints towards Reforms.’
It has had a sale of 2,000 copies.
Two or three other lectures have been published in pamphlet form, of which the one entitled ‘What the Sister Arts
teach as to Farming,’ delivered before the Indiana
State Agricultural Society, at its annual fair at Lafayette
in October, 1853, is perhaps the best that Mr. Greeley
But let us glance for a moment at the “ Hints.”
The title-page contains three quotations or mottoes, appropriate to the book, and characteristic of the author.
They are these: