previous next
Five dollar bills the nauseous treat secured,
But what can pay the public that endured?

March 17. Before lying down for a needed rest, I must record the wonderful reception given to-day to Jack Elliott's ceiling.1 The day was fine, clear sunlight. Many friends congratulated me, and some strangers. Vinton, the artist, Annie Blake, Ellen Dixey were enthusiastic in their commendation of the work, as were many others. I saw my old friend, Lizzie Agassiz, my cousin Mary Robeson and her daughter, and others too numerous to mention.... This I consider a day of great honor for my family. .. .Deo gratias for this as well as for my son's decoration.”

March 31.... Had a sort of vision in church of Moses and Christ, the mighty breath of the prophets reaching over many and dark ages to our own time, with power growing instead of diminishing. When I say a vision, I mean a vivid thought and mind picture.”

April 3. Have writ to Larz Anderson, telling him where to find the quotation from Horace which I gave him for a motto to his automobile, ‘Ocior Euro.’ Sanborn found it for me and sent it by postal. It must have been more than thirty years since dear Brother Sam showed it to me. .. .”

April 7. A really inspired sermon from C. G. A., ‘The power of an unending life.’ . .. The Communion which followed was to me almost miraculous. Mr. Ames called it a festival of commemoration, and it brought me a mind vision of the many departed dear ”

1 The Triumph of Time, at the Public Library.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text.

hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
Vinton (1)
Frank B. Sanborn (1)
Mary Robeson (1)
Moses (1)
Jack Elliott (1)
Jesus Christ (1)
Annie Blake (1)
Larz Anderson (1)
C. G. Ames (1)
Lizzie Agassiz (1)
hide Dates (automatically extracted)
Sort dates alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a date to search for it in this document.
April 7th (1)
April 3rd (1)
March 31st (1)
March 17th (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: