f, to Mrs. Child, 120; Mrs. Child's reply to, 123.
Mason and Slidell, capture of, 162.
Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, annual meeting of mobbed, 148-150.
Massachusetts Journal, the, VIII.
May, Rev., Samuel, 72.
May, Rev. Samuel J., commends Mrs Chill's Progress of Religious Ideas, 77; meets Mrs. Child, 156; letters to, 192, 194; his Recollections of our Anti-slavery conflict, 194; death of, 212; reminiscence of, 249.
Med, the slave-child, case of, 20.
Mendelssohn and Beethoven, their music contrasted, 76.
Mexico, the plot against denounced by Mr. Child, VIII.
Michael Angelo and Raphael, 76.
Mill's (John Stuart) Autobiography, 222.
Milmore's (Martin) bust of Charles Sumner.
Minute Man at Concord, the, 257.
Missouri Compromise, efforts to repeal the, 70.
Mobbing of the anti-slavery meetings, 148-150.
Modocs, persecution of the, 220; their assault on the Peace Commissioners, 221.
Montgomery, Col., James, 161,162.
Morse, Professor, on
a great musical nation, the opportunities of women in this respect would have been far greater than they are to-day.
It is a comfort to know that, even in Germany, if women have not composed great music in their own names, they have at least, so to speak, composed the composers-through their influence on them-and thus fulfilled what Cotton Mather thought the high function of the president of a university-to train those who were to train others--non lapides dolare, sed architectos. Thus Beethoven, who never married, but was twice rejected, dedicated thirtynine compositions to thirty-six different women, and Schumann almost as many; while most of the great composers were also ardent lovers, and sometimes only too versatile in their love affairs.
It is interesting to learn also from Mr. Upton that while women have been inferior to men as instrumental performers, they have quite surpassed them as singers — the list of women renowned as vocalists being both longer and weightier than
f the, 46.
Astell, Mary, quoted, 89.
Auerbach, Berthold, quoted, 14.
aunts, maiden, 38.
Austen, Jane, quoted, 113.
Also 156, 157, 160, 194.
Authorship, difficulties of, 151, 202.
Babies, exacting demands of, 41.
Badeau, General, Adam, quoted, 103, 128.
Bancroft, H. H., 225.
Barnum, P. T., 108.
Barton, Clara, 20.
Baeudelaire, Charles, 302.
Baxter, Richard, 34.
Beach, S. N., quoted, 143.
Beaconsfield, Lord, quoted, 271.
Beethoven, L. yon, 252.
Bell, A. G., 99, 209.
Bell, Currer. See Brontie, Charlotte.
Bickerdyke, Mother, 20.
Birds at midsummer, 304.
Birthday, secret of the, 176.
Bismarck, Prince, 309.
Black sergeant, prayer of, 79.
Black, William, quoted, 168.
Blake, William, 180.
Blanc, Louis, 129.
Blood, Lydia, 102.
Bonaparte, Napoleon, 247.
Bonheur, Rosa, 250, 252, 261, 263.
Bossuet, J. B., 87.
Bourbons, decline of, 107.
breaking and bending, 121.
Bremer, Fredrika, quoted, 14.