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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 12: Paris.—Society and the courts.—March to May, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
p of Nature. In the French graveyards there is an actual surfeit of gravestones; the sense is fatigued by the number of monumental inscriptions. A detailed account of the approach to the cemetery and of its monuments is omitted. . . . I am on the point of leaving Paris, where I have already passed several months, and yet I have just seen Pere La Chaise for the first time. From this fact you may conceive the number of interesting and engrossing objects in this wonderful city. I leave Paris with the liveliest regret, and feeling very much as when I left Boston,—with a thousand things undone, unlearned, and unstudied which I wished to do, to learn, and to study. I start for England,—and how my soul leaps at the thought! Land of my studies, my thoughts, and my dreams! There, indeed, shall I pluck the life of life. Much have I enjoyed and learned at Paris, but my course has been constantly impeded by the necessity of unremitted study. The language was foreign, as were the man