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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, The new world and the new book, Index (search)
acle, answer of, to Cicero, 4. Demosthenes, 69. Descartes, Rene, 71. Dickens, Charles, 12, 93, 183, 184, 206. Dickinson, Emily, 16. Digby, K. H., 116. Donnelly, Ignatius, 175. Dime novel, the test of the, 198. Disraeli, Benj., see Beaconsfield. Drake, Nathan, 187. Dryden, John, 195. Dukes, acceptance of, 12. Doyle, J. A., 33. E. Eckermann, J. P., 97, 188, 228. Edwards, Jonathan, 155. Eggleston, Edward, 11. Equation of fame, the, 88. Eliot, Charles, 174. Eliot, George, 200. Elliot, Sir, Frederick, 78, 167. Emerson, R. W., 7, 15, 27, 36, 39, 42, 46, 49, 54, 63, 66, 71,92, 100, 114, 123, 124, 126, 155, 173, 175, 191, 195, 197, 208, 217, 221. English criticism on America, 24. English society, influence of, on literature, 204, 205. Europe, the shadow of, 27. Evolution, the, of an American, 221. Everett, Edward, 51, 155. Ewing, Juliana, 203. F. Faber, F. W., 94. Fame, the equation of, 88. Farmers, American, 75. Felton, C. C., 9
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.13 (search)
ly accomplished than has the work of this association. Beginning when these fields still bore the marks of recent battle, and when the people of the South had just turned to recreate their social life, this work of caring for our dead has never been permitted to be forgotten. Some, indeed many, of the original members have themselves answered the last roll call, but the survivors, with the spirit of the Old Guard, have closed up their ranks, and have carried on the work until to-day. George Eliot makes one of her characters say that the reward of one duty done is the power to do another. The reward of the duty so nobly performed in the past is that now you ladies have had the power to erect this monument of enduring iron and stone to the memory of the hero soldiers of Petersburg, who sacrificed their lives for our South. More soldiers than voters. Who were these heroes? Every school boy knows that when the final call to arms came, Petersburg sent more soldiers to the fi
e United States. 1778. the people who dwelt between the Alps and Chap. II.} the northern seas, between France and the Slaves, founded no colonies in America; but, in part, gave to the rising country its laws of being. Let us trace them to their origin, not recounting the annals of the German nation, but searching for the universal interests which the eternal Providence confided to their keeping. We spell the record of our long descent, More largely conscious of the life that is. George Eliot's Spanish Gipsy. The oldest monument of the Germans is their language, which, before untold centuries, was the companion of their travels from central Asia; a language, copious, elastic, inviting self-explaining combinations and independent development; lending itself alike to daily life and imagination, to description and abstract thought. They had a class of nobles, Waitz, Deutsche Verfassungs Geschichte, i. 86. but their tongue knew no word for slave. Chap. II.} The earliest f
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