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Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 10 0 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 8 0 Browse Search
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 6 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 6 0 Browse Search
James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men 4 0 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 20, 1865., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), To Mrs. S. B. Shaw (search)
egan in a simple craving to look at something beautiful. A photograph of Raphael's Sibyls, given to me by Mrs. S., remarkably has this effect upon me. I don't know what it is that draws me so toward those ancient Grecians! I suppose this same attraction toward Grecian forms of art is what made me in love with Mendelssohn's music; because I felt (without understanding) its harmonious proportions, its Doric simplicity, its finished beauty. I recognize the superior originality and power of Beethoven; but he does not minister to my soul as he does to yours. He overpowers me,fills me with awe. His music makes me feel as if I were among huge black mountains, looking at a narrow strip of brilliant stars, seen through narrow clefts in the frowning rocks, in the far-off heaven. I --love best to hear the Pastoral Symphony, which is the least Beethovenish of all. The fact is, my nature has less affinity for grandeur and sublimity, than it has for grace and beauty. I never looked twice at e
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), Index. (search)
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. 187. 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