ipley, in the New York Tribune, Edwin Whipple and Frank Sanborn in Boston, reviewed the volume in a very genial and appreciative spirit.
I think that my joy reached its height when I heard Theodore Parker repeat some of my lines from the pulpit.
Miss Catharine Sedgwick, in speaking of the poems to a mutual friend, quoted with praise a line from my long poem on Rome.
Speaking of my first hearing of the nightingale, it says:—
A note Fell as a star falls, trailing sound for light. Dr. Francis Lieber quoted the following passage as having a Shakespearean ring:—
But, as none can tell Among the sunbeams which unconscious one Comes weaponed with celestial will, to strike The stroke of Freedom on the fettered floods, Giving the spring his watchword-even so Rome knew not she had spoke the word of Fate That should, from out its sluggishness, compel The frost-bound vastness of barbaric life, Till, with an ominous sound, the torrent rose And rushed upon her with terrific brow, Sweeping
Howes' summer home at Newport, 238.
Lee, Henry, on Gov. Andrew's staff, 266.
Lemonnier, M. Charles, editor, 413.
Lemonnier, Mme., Elise, founder of industrial schools for women, 413.
Leo XIII., consecrated: revives certain points of ceremony, 426.
Lesczinska, Maria, wife of Louis XV., 227.
Leveson-Gower, Lady Elizabeth, 106.
Leveson-Gower, Lady Evelyn, 106.
Libby Prison, the Battle Hymn of the Republic sung at, 276. Liberator, The, 236. Liberty Bell, The, 154.
Lieber, Dr., Francis, his opinion of Hegel, 210; commends a passage from Passion Flowers, 229; at the Bryant celebration, 278.
Lincoln, Abraham, services at his death, 248; Mrs. Howe's interview with, 271, 272.
Linda di Chamounix, 104.
Literary Recreations, poems by Samuel Ward, 73.
Livermore, Mrs., Mary, 158, 294; her eloquence and skill, 377, 378; labors for woman suffrage, 380-382; prominent in the woman's congress, 385, 386.
Livy, histories of, 209.
Llangollen, story of the two maids