was Thomas Wentworth Higginson
; in Dorchester
, Edward Everett Hale
In a letter to her brother she speaks of “the constant ‘tear and trot’ of my Boston
life, in which I try to make all ends meet, domestic, social, artistic, and reformatory, and go about, I sometimes think, like a poor spider who spins no web .... Marion
has been very industrious, and is full of good work and of cheer.
His book [” Mr. Isaacs
“] has been such a success as to give him at once a recognized position, of which the best feature, economically, is that it enables him to command adequate and congenial employment at fairly remunerative prices....”