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Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), To John G. Whittier. (search)
To John G. Whittier. Wayland, January 20, 1876. You remember Charles Sprague's description of scenes he witnessed from a window near State Street? First, Garrison dragged through the streets by a mob; second, Burns carried back to slavery by United States troops, through the same street; third, a black regiment marching down the same street to the tune of John Brown, to join the United States army for the emancipation of their race. What a thrilling historical poem might be made of that! I have always thought that no incident in the antislavery conflict, including the war, was at once so sublime and romantic as Robert G. Shaw riding through Washington Street at the head of that black regiment. He, so young, so fair, so graceful in his motions, so delicately nurtured, so high-bred in his manners, waving his sword to friends at the windows, like a brave young knight going forth to deeds of high emprise ; followed by that dark-faced train, so long trampled in the dust, and now aw
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), Index. (search)
220. Siam, abolition of slavery in, 216. Silsbee, Mrs., Nathaniel, letters to, 59, 67. Sims, Thomas, the fugitive slave, 144; his ransom secured by Mrs. Child, 145, 189. Slaves, cruelties to, 126-132. Smith, Gerrit, makes an anti-slavery speech in Congress, 70; his regard for Mrs. Child, 166. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 213. Somerville, Mary, Life of, 222. Spanish Gypsy, The, 197. Sphinx, the Egyptian, 71. Spirit-photography, 234. Sprague, Charles, 235. Standard, the National Anti-slavery, edited by Mrs. Child, XIII., 43; letter to, 163. Stowe, Harriet Beecher, and Uncle Tom's Cabin, 69. Suffrage for women, appeal to Mr. Sumner in behalf of, 207. Sumner, Charles, speaks in Congress against Fugitive Slave Law, 69; influenced by Mrs. Child's Appeal, 77; the assault on, 78; calls on Mrs. Child, 88S; his position on the Mason and Slidell case, 163; Milmore's bust of, 187; letters to, 207. Swedenborg and the New Church, 2