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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book 38 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Book and heart: essays on literature and life 22 0 Browse Search
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 18 0 Browse Search
Matthew Arnold, Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America. 16 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 14 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 12 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men 9 1 Browse Search
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Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, XIV: return to Cambridge (search)
ven months; besides other things too much for anybody. It was a rare thing for him to admit that he worked beyond his strength, but such was often the case. In the autumn of this year, Colonel Higginson wrote to his sister:β€” I invited Matthew Arnold to spend a few days with us, but he is not coming, being engaged to Phillips Brooks. And later:β€” This morning I spent in taking Matthew Arnold to schools in Boston . . . . He is very cordial and appreciative, not in the least cynical, oMatthew Arnold to schools in Boston . . . . He is very cordial and appreciative, not in the least cynical, or patronizing. In the poem called Sixty and Six, Colonel Higginson describes the joy he found in the blithe littie, lithe little daughter of mine. The following extracts, referring to his new and absorbing possession, are taken partly from his letters and partly from his diaries:β€” To-day the crocuses are up and I have been taking off part of their covering of leaves. . . . But what is all the promise of early spring beside the round rosy cheeks of our darling, her great earnest brown<
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life, XV: journeys (search)
She knows Burne-Jones well and says he is a very simple person. Dined with the Edwin Arnolds . . . . She was Fanny Channing, a tall, elegant, attractive woman and a most adoring wife of a loving husband. There is something un-English about Arnold, perhaps from his long life in the East and his poetic nature. He is delightful when not talking politics, but there he is so vehement as to be a little fatiguing though always in a gentle, graceful way. He is a small man with a pleasing face. . or vain in a petty way, but has a sublime self confidence and thinks he (B.) alone can save this nation of stupid snub-nosed Englishmen β€”and A. seems to think the same of Beaconsfield's policy. To save the British Empire from the Russians is to Arnold like saving Rome from the Gauls. Arnold the other day came upon that poem He who died at Azan, read it with delight and finally remembered that he wrote it himself in youth . . . . She (Fanny) showed me his Star of India with pride; but her chil
, 26. See also Mrs. H. W. Longfellow. April Days, 157, 408. Army Life in a Black Regiment, 227, 230, 237, 363, 411, 423; at work on, 282. Arnim, Bettina von, Higginson reads, 343-46. Arnold, Edward, Higginson visits, 331, 332. Arnold, Matthew, and Higginson, 301. Atlantic Essays, 156, 157, 411. Baby of the Regiment, The, 237, 412. Barney, Margaret Dellinger, granddaughter of T. W. H., 394, 395. Barney, Margaret Higginson, daughter of T. W. H. See Higginson, Margaret Wirth and death of first child, 294, 295; at Plymouth, N. H., 296; A Search for the Pleiades, 296; in legislature, 296-99; birth of second child, 298; at Cowpens, 299; and his daughter, 300-07, 318-21, 372, 373; writes Larger History, 301; and Matthew Arnold, 301; summers at Holden, Mass., 305-07; a week's work, 307, 308; Life of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, 307, 308; writes Women and Men, 308; in politics, 308-10, 317, 318; company reunion, 310; on dreams, 310, 311; Monarch of Dreams, 311, 312; and E