that which all must recognize in the Boston of the last forty years. The religious philosophy of the Unitarian pulpit; the intercourse with the learned men of Harvard College, more frequent formerly than at present; the inheritance of solid and earnest character, most precious of estates; the nobility of thought developed in Margaret Fuller's pupils; the cordial piety of such leaders as Phillips Brooks, James Freeman Clarke, and Edward Everett Hale; the presence of leading authors,—Holmes, Longfellow, Emerson, and Lowell,—all these circumstances combined have given to Massachusetts a halo of glory which time should not soon have power to dim.
Massachusetts, as I understand her, asks for no false leadership, for no illusory and transient notoriety.
Where Truth and Justice command, her sons and daughters will follow; and if she should sometimes be found first in the ranks, it will not be because her ambition has displaced others, but because the strength of her convictions has carri
Anthon, Charles, professor at Columbia College, 23.
Appleton, Thomas G., of Boston, 104; conversation with Samuel Longfellow, 293; his appearance, 431; his wit and culture, 432; lack of serious application, 433; his voyages to Europe, 434. he convention of women ministers, 312.
Hair, mode of dressing, 65.
Hale, Rev., Edward Everett, his opinion of Samuel Longfellow, 293; speaks at the meeting in behalf of the Cretan insurgents, 313.
Hale, George S., a friend of woman suffrageisters, 312.
Huntington, Daniel, paints portrait of Mrs. Howe's father, 55.
Hymns of the Spirit, collected by Samuel Longfellow and Samuel Johnson, 293. Indians, the, in New York State, 9; Samuel Ward's intercourse with, in California, 70.
9; his opinion of Samuel Ward, 73; takes Mrs. Howe to the Perkins Institution, 81, 82; his translations, 147.
Longfellow, Rev., Samuel, ordained, 292; his character and convictions: hymns, 293; his essay on Law before the Radical Club, 294.