mental vision of myself in the Valley of the Shadow
, with a splendid champion in full armor walking beside me, a champion sent by God to make the dread passage easy and safe ....”
.... Learned the deaths of X. and Abby Morton Diaz
Poor X., her conduct made her impossible, but I always thought she would send flowers to my funeral.
is a loss — a high-strung, public-spirited woman with an heroic history.”
. To the carriage-drivers' ball.
They sent a carriage for me and I took Mary, the maid.... Mr. Dan
was waiting outside for me, as was another of the committee who troubled me much, pulling and hauling me by one arm, very superfluous.
My entrance was greeted with applause, and I was led to the high seats, where were two aides of the Governor
, the latter of whom remembers Governor Andrew
The opening march was very good.
I was taken in to supper, as were the two officers just mentioned.
We had a cozy little talk.
I came away at about 10.30.”
. Mr. Butcher
came to breakfast at nine o'clock. He told me about the man Toynbee
, whom he had known well.
He talked also about Greeks and Hebrews, the animosity of race which kept them apart until the flourishing of the Alexandrian school
, when the Jews greedily absorbed the philosophy of the Greeks.”
This was Mr. S. H. Butcher
, the well-known Greek
She enjoyed his visit greatly, and they talked “high and disposedly” of things classical and modern.
. My meeting of Women Ministers.