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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, X. Literary Paris twenty years ago (search)
X. Literary Paris twenty years ago I reached Paris, from London, on the morning of May 30, 1878, arriving just in time for admission to the Theatre des Folies Dramatiques, where the Voltaire centenary celebration was to be held that day, with Victor Hugo for the orator. As I drove up, the surrounding streets were full of peohe Prison Discipline Congress, to be held that year at Stockholm; and though I never got so far, I attended several preliminary meetings of delegates in London and Paris, and was especially pleased, in the latter place, to see the high deference yielded by French experts to our American leader, the late Dr. E. C. Wines, and also thnationale, it had the usual provoking habit of French conventions, and met only at intervals of several days,--as if to give its delegates plenty of leisure to see Paris,--and I could attend no later meeting, although I was placed on the Executive Committee for America; but it has since held regular annual conventions in different