ient for spring that I keep my windows open perpetually though it is generally cool, but the birds do pipe surpassingly.
Soon the anemones will be here and my summer joys begin.
One of Wentworth's summer joys was a visit to Niagara with his mother and sisters.
Before his first sight of the falls he said to himself, There is more in this one second than in any other second of your life, young man!
But after looking at the cataract, the only words he could use were Fanny Kemble's, I saw Niagara.
O God, who can describe that sight!
While he was a divinity student Higginson's expenses for food were surprisingly small.
His pencilled accounts report one dollar spent on food in a fortnight.
He usually dined on Sunday at Dr. Channing's in Boston, but bread and milk formed his principal diet the rest of the week.
Books were more attractive than food, and he wrote: I am longing much for money to buy books [this was a lifelong want]. Books I want to read thoroughly I always want to