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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, chapter 6 (search)
wspapers, teaching private classes in different studies, serving on the school committee and organizing public evening schools, then a great novelty. The place was, and is, a manufacturing town, and I had a large and intelligent class of factory girls, mostly American, who came to my house for reading and study once a week. In this work I enlisted a set of young maidens of unusual ability, several of whom were afterward well known to the world: Harriet Prescott, afterward Mrs. Spofford; Louisa Stone, afterward Mrs. Hopkins (well known for her educational writings); Jane Andrews (author of The seven little sisters, a book which has been translated into Chinese and Japanese); her sister Caroline, afterward Mrs. Rufus Leighton (author of Life at Puget sound, ) and others not their inferiors, though their names were not to be found in print. I have never encountered elsewhere so noteworthy a group of young women, and all that period of work is a delightful reminiscence. My youthful coa
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, Index. (search)
e and Oldport days, 270; residence in Newport, 270; visits to London, 271; to Paris, 298; public speaking, 326; public office, Higginson, Waldo, 73. Hill, Thomas, 53, 105, 175. Hillard, G. S., 53, 175. Hinton, R. H., 215, 231. Hoar, E. R., 170, 175. Hoar, G. F., 162. Hoffman, Wickham, 62. Holmes, Abiel, 13. Holmes, John, 16, 39, 42. Holmes, O. W., 4, 13, 24, 31, 32, 53, 139, 154, 168, 171, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 182, z86. Homer, 92, Ioi. Hoole, John, 15. Hopkins, Louisa (Stone), 129. Home, R. H., 112. Horsford, E. N., 27. Houghton, Lord, 2, 289, 294, 297. Houghton, Mr., 34. Howard, John, 5. Howe, Julia Ward, 311. Howe, S. G., 142, 148, 150, 59, 176, 215, 221, 246. Howland, Joseph, 163. Hughes, Thomas, 297. Hugo, Victor, 298, 300, 301, 302, 303, 311, 313, 321. Humboldt, Baron F. H. A. von, 272. Hunter, David, 253, 256, 261, 262. Huntin, A., 225. Hurlbert (originally Hurlbut), W. H., 107, 109, 110, III. Hutchinson, Abby, 118, Ig9. Huxley, T.