rk called Book and heart, by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, copyright, 1897, by Harper and Brothers, with whose consent the essay entitled One of Thackeray's women also is published.
Leave has been obtained to reprint the papers on Brown, Cooper, and Thoreau, from Carpenter's American prose, copyrighted by the Macmillan Company, 1898.
My thanks are also due to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for permission to reprint the papers on Scudder, Atkinson, and Cabot; to the proprietors of Putnam's magazine for the paper entitled Emerson's foot-note person ; to the proprietors of the New York Evening post for the article on George Bancroft from The nation ; to the editor of the Harvard graduates' magazine for the paper on Gottingen and Harvard ; and to the editors of the Outlook for the papers on Charles Eliot Norton, Julia Ward Howe, Edward Everett Hale, William J. Rolfe, and Old Newport days.
Most of the remaining sketches appeared originally in the Atlantic Monthly.
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very same people for not sharing his zeal.
Mrs. Howe, moreover, came to Boston at a time when allnd she spoke to them of Garrison, Sumner, and Dr. Howe.
Her daughter's collection of books written .
No one was the recognized leader, though Mrs. Howe came nearest to it; but they met as cheery ce Town and country Club was formed, of which Mrs. Howe was president and I had the humbler functiond subjects, the latter almost all drawn from Mrs. Howe's ready wit.
Feminae Inlustrissimae Praevit cum spoonam. The question being asked by Mrs. Howe whether this last line was in strict accorda or any one of the later children's books by Mrs. Howe's daughter, Mrs. Laura Richards, will give a in the poorhouse, and now that I have heard Mrs. Howe, I suppose that I must take him out.
In theince I am here engaged upon a mere sketch of Mrs. Howe, not a formal memoir, I have felt free to pong thee, I cry Amen.
Beulah Marie Dix.
Mrs. Howe was not apprised of the project in advance, [14 more...]
It was at this house that there were to be found gathered, more frequently than anywhere else, the literary or artistic people who were then so abundant in Newport,--where no other house was to be compared with it except that of Mrs. Howe, who then lived in the country, and had receptions and a world of her own.
We had, for instance, Dr. J. G. Holland, now best known as the original founder of the Century magazine, then having but a fugitive literary fame based on books writt galloping over the Newport beaches.
On one of these occasions, after he had dismounted to adjust his fair companion's stirrup, he was heard to say to her caressingly, Don't call me Mr. Bancroft, call me George!
In regard to my friend, Mrs. Julia Ward Howe and her Newport life, I have written so fully of her in the article on page 287 of this volume that I shall hardly venture it again.
Nor have I space in which to dwell on the further value to our little Newport circle of such women as Kat