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Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Chapter 13: the Boston Radical Club: Dr. F. H. Hedge (search)
ely exceeded an hour in length. On looking over the list of essayists, I find that it includes the most eminent thinkers of the day, in so far as Massachusetts is concerned. Among the speakers mentioned are Ralph Waldo Emerson, Dr. Hedge, David A. Wasson, O. B. Frothingham, John Weiss, Colonel Higginson, Benjamin Peirce, William Henry Channing, C. C. Everett, and James Freeman Clarke. It was a glad surprise to me when I was first invited to read a paper before this august assemblage. This k myself to Mrs. Sargent's house one evening, to hear Mr. Francis E. Abbot expound his peculiar views to a little company of Unitarian ministers. Mr. Abbot, in the course of his remarks, exclaimed: The Christian Church is blind! it is blind! Mr. Wasson replied: We cannot allow Brother Abbot to think that he is the only one who sees. I remember of this evening that I came away much impressed with the beautiful patience of the older gentlemen. I must mention one more occasion at the Radical
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Index (search)
oice, 74, 75. Ward, Mrs. Samuel (Medora Grimes), married, 69. Ward, William, 19. Waring, Col. George E., 404. Washington, Samuel Ward in, 72; Charles Sumner's residence in, 180; Count Gurowski in, 221-223; Mrs. Eames's position there, 224; funeral of Gurowski in, 226; condition of, during the civil war, 269, 270; Mrs. Howe lectures in, 308. Washington, Gen., George, 9; his attention to Mrs. Cutler, 35; waited on by Daughters of Liberty, 36; birthday celebrated in Rome, 203. Wasson, David A., a member of the Radical Club, 282; his reply to Mr. Abbott, 289. Webster, Daniel, Theodore Parker's sermon on, 164; defeated for the senatorship by Sumner, 218. Wedding ceremonies described, 33, 34, 65, 66. Weiss, Rev., John, at the Boston Radical Club, 283, 284; on woman suffrage, 289; on poets and philosophers, 304. Welles, Gideon, secretary of the navy, 225. Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, anecdote of, 17. Wentzler, A. H., paints portrait of John Ward, 55.