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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Chapter 2: the Worcester period (search)
hydropathic establishment. The last Worcester letters were written while John Brown's trial was pending and speak of Higginson's fruitless attempt to escort Mrs. Brown to her imprisoned husband. To a friend: Of course we are all deep in Browns, and you can imagine how stirred up is Worcester generally, especially since the rumored arrests of people in Boston as witnesses — I mean proposed arrests; but I don't think it will come to anything. Worcester, October 27, 1859 Dearest Mow and ice, and by the fact that for three miles I pursued my runaway horse and wagon, with the constant expectation of finding them smashed on some projecting rock or over a precipice. . . .These mountains were a fitting shrine for the family of Browns and Thompsons. ... When I came out through the Notch again, I felt as if that corner of the world would tip down, as if there were not virtue enough here to balance it. ... Dear Mrs. Brown-tall, erect, stately, simple, kindly, slow, sensib