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Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition, Chapter 1: 1807-1827: to Aet. 20. (search)
, on the opposite side of the lake, to which M. Agassiz had gone in the morning, not crossing upon ten study and recreation, the four years which Agassiz's father and mother intended he should pass age of twenty-five, I could begin to write. Agassiz's note-books, preserved by his parents, who fllowed to study medicine, and at the close of Agassiz's college course at Lausanne the commercial pst interest in his pupil's progress. He gave Agassiz a key to his private library, as well as to h, living at the time in Geneva. He wrote to M. Agassiz that he had been singularly attracted by hissonal magnetism which, even as child and boy, Agassiz unconsciously exercised over others. From Zurich, Agassiz went to the University of Heidelberg, where we find him in the spring of 1826. Tears a brother. Professor Tiedemann, by whom Agassiz had been so kindly received, recommended him botany. At Tiedemann's lecture the next day Agassiz's attention was attracted by a young man who [15 more...]
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition, Chapter 6: 1832: Aet. 25. (search)
ch 27, 1832. I am very uneasy, my dearest M. Agassiz, at being still without any letter from Cottated him from his pecuniary embarrassment. Agassiz to Louis Coulon. Paris, March 27, 1832. .nd temptations which for a moment embarrassed Agassiz in his decision. The death of Cuvier had intervened. Agassiz to Humboldt. Paris, May, 1832. . . . I would not write you until I had dedents at the university, and at their request Agassiz and Braun resumed the practice of giving privprofessors and their class, and on the eve of Agassiz's birthday (28th of May) his usual audience pher room which they had dressed with flowers, Agassiz's name, among other decorations, being braide hour. The friendly correspondence between Agassiz and M. Coulon regarding the professorship at and generous dealings with the young savant, M. Agassiz, who is well worthy your encouragement and tHe is almost as much interested as myself in M. Agassiz and his work on fossil fishes, the most impo[11 more...]
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition, Chapter 7: 1832-1834: Aet. 25-27. (search)
wn rough and untaught habits of observation. Agassiz's general faith in the susceptibility of the e offered by you and your fellow-citizens to M. Agassiz, who stands so high in science, and whose in. Regarding the invitation to Heidelberg, Agassiz's decision was already made. A letter to his light on Agassiz's work at this period. Agassiz to Humboldt. Neuchatel, January 27, 1833. ped me so often and so kindly. Humboldt to Agassiz. Sans Souci, July 4, 1833. . . . . I am h had received help in specimens or otherwise, Agassiz concludes:— Finally, I owe to M. de Humbolitoneum of Esox lucius. In October, 1833, Agassiz's marriage to Cecile Braun, the sister of hismer, notwithstanding the trouble in his eyes, Agassiz had been still pressing on these works. His re constantly busy on his plates. Although Agassiz was at this time only twenty-six years of agessil remains. From Professor Buckland to Agassiz. Oxford, December 25, 1833. . . . I shoul[13 more...]
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition, Chapter 7: 1834-1837: Aet. 27-30. (search)
letter, though written in May, did not reach Agassiz until the end of July, when he was again on hy to England, where his answer is dated. Agassiz to Humboldt. (London), October—, 1835. . don with their hands more than full. While Agassiz thus pursued his work on fossil fishes with ar own property. During his sojourn at Bex, Agassiz's intellect and imagination had been deeply sl section, between Von Buch, Charpentier, and Agassiz. Elie de Beaumont, who should have made the een Von Buch and his young opponent. Indeed, Agassiz's reverence and admiration for Von Buch was tith its fascinating speculations, should draw Agassiz away from his ichthyological researches. Humboldt to Agassiz. Berlin, December 2, 1837. I have this moment received, my dear friend, by teived and was forced to work up his material, Agassiz was often either in advance or in arrears witon Buch shows that, however he might storm at Agassiz's heterodox geology, he was in full sympathy [7 more...]<
, 619. to Chancellor Favargez, 430. to S. S. Haldeman, 520. to Oswald Heer, 514, 658. to Mrs. Holbrook, 498 to S. G. Howe, 594, 600. to A. von Humboldt, 188, 193, 202, 213, 220, 257, 488. to J. A. Lowell, 402. to Sir Charles Lyell, 236, 486, 538. to Charles Martins, 553. to Dr. Mayor, 165. to Henri Milne-Edwards, 434. to Benjamin Peirce, 648, 690, 698, 703, 756, 762. to Adam Sedgwick, 387. to Charles Sumner, 635 to Valenciennes, 537. Auguste Agassiz to Louis Agassiz, 77. M. Agassiz to Louis Agassiz, 66, 69, 101, 138. Madame Agassiz to Louis Agassiz, 60, 113, 129, 134, 171. A. D. Bache to Louis Agassiz, 480, 482. Alexander Braun to Louis Agassiz, 35, 39, 43. Leopold von Buch to Agassiz, 272. Dr. Buckland to Agassiz, 232, 247, 309, 342. L. Coulon to Agassiz, 199. Cuvier to Agassiz, 114. Charles Darwin to Agassiz, 469. A. de la Rive to Agassiz, 276. G. P. Deshayes to Agassiz, 684. Egerton to Agassiz, 375. R. W. Emerson to Agassiz, 620.