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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
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men, chapter 49 (search)
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
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Women and Men, Index. (search)
f the, 46. Astell, Mary, quoted, 89. Athena, 45. Audrey, 102. Auerbach, Berthold, quoted, 14. aunts, maiden, 38. Austen, Jane, quoted, 113. Also 156, 157, 160, 194. Authorship, difficulties of, 151, 202. B. 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.