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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 5: (search)
s is to excite and enlarge the faculties, and form deep and thorough thinkers. Never was this so completely and so generally effected as it now is in Germany; and, as the object is attained, why should we complain or regret that it is not done by the means which we have usually considered indispensable? As to the peculiar character of these metaphysics, you will get all the information necessary from Mad. de Stael. They are undoubtedly very different from the metaphysics taught by Locke, Reid, and Stewart. The Germans reproach the English with treating such subjects psychologically, or, in other words, not sufficiently distinguishing the difference between ideas and sensations; and the English reply that the Germans are unintelligible idealists. The difference between the two is very great, and, moreover, it is, I think, a natural and constitutional difference. In England, from the character of the people and the nature of the government, which for a thousand years have been
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 21: (search)
esent, and asked acute questions. I was, however, most curious about Shiel, the Irish agitator; a short, thick-set, fiery-faced little fellow, who carried all the marks of his spirit in the eagerness of his countenance and manner, and in the rapidity and vehemence of his utterance.—They all treated me with the greatest courtesy and kindness, evidently desirous only to get facts. . . . . The examinations are very skilfully and very fairly conducted, if these are specimens. We dined with Mrs. Reid; A lady of fortune and radical opinions, who gave her time and money to the service of the poor, in a truly Christian spirit. She kept open a library and reading-room for them, at her own expense. . . . . . the dinner was more than commonly agreeable. Dr. Roget was there, the Secretary of the Royal Society and author of one of the Bridgewater Treatises, a first-rate man; Dr. Bostock, a leading member of the Royal Society; Mr. Hogg, who is about publishing his Travels in the East, and
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 26 (search)
lion. Josiah, 339, 345, 368. Quincy, Mrs. J., 345. R Raczynski, Count, 495, 501. Ralston, Mr., 278 note. Rancliffe, Baroness, 458, 459. Randall, Miss, 312 and note. Randohr, 175. Randolph, Colonel, 35. Randolph, John, of Roanoke, 15, 16, 27, 381. Randolph, Mrs., 35, 348. Randolph, T. J. and Ellen, 35, 37, 348. Rauch, Christian, 495. Recamier, Mad., 137, 304. Recke, Frau von der, 474. Rees, Dr., 55. Regina, Duke de, 446. Reichenbach, H. T. L., 475, 482. Reid, Mrs., 415 and note. Retzsch, Moritz, 466, 474, 476, 484, 490. Reynolds, Dr., Edward, 154. Richelieu, Due de, 143, 145, 253, 262. Richmond, Va., visits, 12, 33. Riemer, Professor, 115, 116. Rigaud, Professor, 422. Rilliet, Mad., 152. Rivas, Duchess de, 207. Rivas, Duke de, 225, 227. Robinson, Henry Crabbe, 411. Robinson, Professor, 422. Rocca, M. de, 138. Rochefoucauld, Due de la, 256. Rockingham, Marquess of, 440, 441. Rogers, Samuel, 406, 410 and note, 412 note, 414, 430