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Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Chapter 1: birth, parentage, childhood (search)
ice of our associates and intended, no doubt, that we should receive our education at home. At a later day his plans were changed somewhat, and after some experience of governesses and masters I was at last sent to a school in the near neighborhood of our house. I was nine years old at this time, somewhat precocious for my age, and endowed with a good memory. This fact may have led to my being at once placed in a class of girls much older than myself, especially occupied with the study of Paley's Moral Philosophy. I managed to commit many pages of this book to memory, in a rather listless and perfunctory manner. I was much more interested in the study of chemistry, although it was not illustrated by any experiments. The system of education followed at that time consisted largely in memorizing from the text-books then in use. Removing to another school, I had excellent instruction in penmanship, and enjoyed a course of lectures on history, aided by the best set of charts that I
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Chapter 5: my studies (search)
what was going on around me. My early education, received at home, interested me more than most of my school work. While one person devoted time and attention to me, I repaid the effort to my best ability. In the classes of my schooldays, the contact between teacher and pupil was less immediate. I shall always remember with pleasure Mrs. B.'s Conversations on Chemistry, which I studied with great pleasure, albeit that I never saw one of the experiments therein described. I remember that Paley's Evidences of Christianity interested me more than his Philosophy, and that Blair's Rhetoric, with its many quotations from the poets, was a delight to me. As I have before said, I was not inapt at algebra and geometry, but was too indolent to acquire any mastery in mathematics. The French language was somehow burnt into my mind by a cruel French teacher, who made my lessons as unpleasant as possible. My fear of him was so great that I really exerted myself seriously to meet his requirem
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Index (search)
arlor lectures, 307. England, Bank of, visited, 116, 117. Evans, Mrs., 421. Everett, C. C., a member of the Radical Club, 282. Evidences of Christianity, Paley's, 56. Fabens, Colonel, on the voyage to Santo Domingo, 347. Farrar, Mrs., visited by Mrs. Howe, 295, 296. Faucit, Helen, the actress, 104. Faust, Goets to the Town and Country Club, 406. Moliere, his comedies read, 206. Monza, trip to, 119. Moore, Prof., at Columbia College, 23. Moral Philosophy, William Paley's, 13. Morecchini, Monsignore, minister of public charities at Rome, 124. Morpeth, George, Lord (afterwards seventh earl of Carlisle), at Lansdowne Housee New Orleans Exposition, 399. O'Sullivan, John L., editor of the Democratic Review, 79. Paddock, Mary C., goes to Santo Domingo with the Howes, 347. Paley, William, his Moral Philosophy, 3; his Evidences of Christianity, 56. Palgrave, F. T., reception at his house, 412. Paradise Lost, used as a text-book, 58; relig