news of his mother's death.
Wordsonger I must be kept from you. The first person I went to see was Mrs. Grant. . . . . I had not yet seen her, but when she knew why I did not tles in Scotland at her feet. . . . .
I went quite as often to Mrs. Grant's, where an American, I imagine, finds himself at home more easilherself an interesting representative
Extract from a letter of Mrs. Grant to a friend in America, dated June 24, 1819: The American charactre you ample justice was done to their merits here.—Memoirs of Mrs. Anne Grant, of Laggan. . . . . . Not a great deal of society came to her conversation in Edinburgh, and has a Whig coterie of her own, as Mrs. Grant has a Tory one.
She is the lady in Edinburgh by way of eminence,lready seen at Edinburgh, where Preston was a great favorite with Mrs. Grant; and that of Wickham, of Richmond, Virginia, son of the great law
Goltz, Count, 122.
Gonzales, librarian, Madrid, 197.
Gott, Messrs., 438.
Gottingen, 11, 395; G. T. arrives at, 69; life there, 70-107, 116-121; description of, 74, 75; leaves there, 121.
Gottingen University, 70, 72, 75, 76, 82; during the French War, 83, 84; Literary Club, 85; secret societies, 90-93.
Gourieff, Count, 487.
Graham, Lady, James, 407.
Grammont, Duchesse de, 257.
Granada, 193; visits, 228-232; Archbishop of, 228, 229 and note, 232; Cathedral of, 229.
Grant, Mrs., Anne, of Laggan, 274, 278 and note, 279.
Grassi, Padre, 193 note.
Graves, Doctor, 420, 421.
Gray, Francis Calley, 31, 318 and note, 328, 871.
Gray, Thomas, 285.
Gregoire, Count, Bishop, 130, 143.
Grey, Earl, 295, 408.
Grey, Sir, George, 411.
Griffiths, Professor, 419.
Griscom, Professor, 298.
Grisi, Giulia, 407, 413, 436.
Grote, George, 415.
Guadiana River, 222 and note, 242.
Guaiaqui, Count, 217, 218.
Guilford, Lord, 175.
Guizot, Francois, 256, 314.
view. . . . .
I asked Napier about Lockhart's Scott.
He says he cannot review it, partly because Lockhart is editor of the Quarterly, and partly because of the connections of the work on all sides in Edinburgh; but that it is full of prejudices and errors; that many persons in Scotland are much offended by it, the children and friends of the Ballantynes most justly so, etc.: much of which is no doubt true, and some is prejudice on Napier's part.
April 25.—I went to see my old friend Mrs. Grant.
I. p. 278, and note. I found her in comfortable quarters, and cheerful; . . . . but from age and its infirmities she is a fixture, unable to leave her chair without help.
But she was as cheerful as she used to be, when she was twenty years younger, and had her children about her, of whom John only remains . . . . I was especially struck with the fresh admiration she expressed for Scott's memory . . . . . She is certainly a remarkable person.
I dined with Napier.
It is no
, librarian, Madrid, I. 197.
Gott, Messrs., I. 438
Gottingen, I. 11, 395; G T. arrives at, 69; life there, 70-107, 116-121; description of, 74, 75.
Gottingen University, I. 70, 72, 75, 76, 82; during the French war, 83, 84; Literary Club, 85; secret societies, 90-93.
Gourieff, Count, I. 487.
Goyon, Count, II. 344, 347.
Graham, Lady, James, I. 407.
Grammont, Duchess de, I. 257.
Granada, I. 193; visits, 228-232; Archbishop of, 228, 229 and note, 232; Cathedral of, 229.
Grant, Mrs., Anne, of Laggan, I. 274, 278 and note, 279, II. 162.
Granville, Countess of, II 373, 374, 381.
Granville, Earl, II. 141, 362, 365, 373, 374.
Grassi, Padre, 1. 193 note.
Graves, Dr., I. 420, 421.
Gray, Francis Calley, I. 31, 318 and note, 328, 371, II. 79, 85, 100, 184, 191, 207, 229 and note, 233 and note.
Gray, Thomas, I. 285.
Greenough, founder of Royal Geological Society, II. 176.
Greenough, Horatio, II. 48 and note, 76; letter to, 241 and note.