t of ten of really thoughtful people, were they to express their real feeling, would speak much as thee do, of the mingled dread and longing with which they look forward to the inevitable surrender of life.
Of course, temperament and present surroundings have much influence with us. There are some self-satisfied souls who, as Charles Lamb says, can stalk into futurity on stilts; but there are more Fearings and Despondencys than Greathearts in view of the loss of all we know.
I have heard Garrison talk much of his faith in spiritualism.
He had no doubts whatever, and he was very happy.
Death was to him but the passing from one room to another and higher one.
But his facts did not convince me. I am slow to believe new things, and in a matter of such tremendous interest, I want assurance doubly sure.
I wonder whether, if I could see a real ghost, I should believe my own senses.
I do sometimes feel very near to dear ones who have left me — perhaps they are with me then.
I am sure
Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 112.
Garrison, William Lloyd, 2, 18, 32, 34, 49-52, 57, 78, 81, 12tier's verses to, 54, 55; on Concord mob, 61; Garrison mob, 62; his party, 68; his tribute to Whittison, Thomas, 69.
Johnson, Oliver, his William Lloyd Garrison and his Times, mentioned, 72; introduc, 22, 24, 25, 28, 29; early acquaintance with Garrison, 22-24; edits American Manufacturer, 25,34; relation to Garrison, 26, 27, 66, 67, 69, 71, 72, 87; his Justice and expediency, mentioned, 27, 40; M. McKim's description of, 54; his verses to Garrison, 54, 55; encounters first violence in antislaperiod, 65; a leader of the Disunionists, 68; Garrison's tribute to, 72; his tribute to Garrison, 72Garrison, 72-75; differs from Garrison, 75; writes to Channing, 75; first edition of poems, 76; moves to AmesburGarrison, 75; writes to Channing, 75; first edition of poems, 76; moves to Amesbury, 77; service to freedom, 77; Quaker principle, 78; interest in reform, 80; his Tent on the beach, tts to Virginia, mentioned, 95; compared with Garrison, 95, 96; his generosity 96-98; his kindness,