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Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Chapter 8: first years in Boston (search)
tion and divide the feeling of the American public. When, after the close of the civil war, the question was again brought forward, with a new zeal and determination, Mr. Phillips gave it the great support of his eloquence, and continued through a long course of years to be one of its most earnest advocates. The last time that I heard Wendell Phillips speak in public was in December, 1883, at the unveiling of Miss Whitney's statue of Harriet Martineau, in the Old South Meeting-House. Mrs. Livermore was one of the speakers of the occasion. When the stated exercises were at an end, she said to me, Let us thank Mr. Phillips for what he has just said. We shall not have him with us long. I expressed surprise at this, and she said further, He has heart disease, and is far from well. Soon after this followed his death, and the splendid public testimonial given in his honor. I was one of those admitted to the funeral exercises, in which friends spoke of him most lovingly. I also saw
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Chapter 13: the Boston Radical Club: Dr. F. H. Hedge (search)
ould we call a providence divine which, able to save all of those people, should rescue only a part of them, leaving the rest to perish? When it became my turn to take part in the discussion of this paper, I admitted the logical consistency of Mr. Longfellow's argument. I could point out no flaw in it, and yet, I maintained that the faith in an overruling Providence lay so deeply in my mind that it still persevered, in spite of the ingenious statements to which we had just listened. Mrs. Livermore, who was present on this occasion, expressed herself as much of my opinion, acknowledging the consistency of the demonstration, but declining to abide in the conclusion arrived at. My last recollection of speech with Mr. Longfellow is of an evening on which I lectured at his church in Germantown. He gave me a most hospitable reception, and I found it very pleasant to be his guest. To speak of my first impressions of Dr. F. H. Hedge, I must turn back to the autumn of 1841, when he
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Index (search)
, 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 of, London, the Howes in, 91-111; Mrs. Howe's work there for the peace crusade, 330-336; her last stay there, 410-413. Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, becomes a friend of Mrs. Howe through her brother Samuel, 49; his opinion of Samuel Ward, 73; takes Mrs. Howe to the Perkins Institution, 81