which they believe should be overthrown.
He said that the real Ark of God was the Church
Universal, which has been defined as the whole company of believing Christian people throughout the world.
Many changes would occur, but the vital principle of religion would prove itself steadfast — a truly noble sermon, worthy of Phillips Brooks.”
. To the New Gallery
in which were two fine portraits by Herkomer
, a superb one of Paderewski
, and one of Walter Crane
, also of distinguished excellence.
Later, called upon the Duchess
, a handsome woman, sister to Lady Henry Somerset
We talked of her sister's visit to the United States
I was well able to praise her eloquence and her general charm.
She has known Lowell
We talked of the old London
, the old Boston
, both past their palmiest literary days.
She had heard Phillips Brooks at Westminster Abbey
; admired him much, but thought him optimistic.”
. Was engaged to spend the afternoon at Mrs. Moulton
's reception and to dine with Sebastian Schlesinger
.... Many people introduced to me-Jerome, author of ‘Three Men in a Boat’ ; Molloy
, songwriter; Theodore Watts
, poetical critic of the ‘Athenaeum.’ ... At the dinner I met Mrs. O'Connor
, who turned out to be a Texan, pretty and very pleasant, an Abolitionist at the age of six....”
.... To the Harlands', where met Theodore Watts
again, and had some good talk with him about Browning
and other friends.
Also Walter Besant
, whom I greeted very warmly as ‘our best friend.’