ir Henry (Lord Cowley), 188, 189, 209, 295.
Wellington, Duke of, 62, 64, 65, 296.
Wells, Samuel, 143.
Wells, William, 8.
Wentworth House, visits, 440-445.
Werther, Goethe's, G. T. translates, 12.
West, Benjamin, 63.
West, Mr., 14.
West Point, G. T Visitor to the Academy, 372; Examination, 372-376; visits, 386.
Whately, Archbishop, 412 and note, 413– 451.
Wheaton, Henry, 494, 496, 499, 501.
Wheelock, Dr., President of Dartmouth College, 5, 6.
Wheelock, Mrs., 5.
Whewell, William, 420, 421, 422.
Whishart, Mr., 415.
White, Colonel, 373.
White, Miss, Lydia, 176.
Whitney, inventor of the cotton-gin, 14.
Wickham, Jr., 298.
Wickham, William, 33.
Wieck, Clara (Schumann), 474.
Wilberforce, William, 297.
Wilde, Mr., 14.
Wilkes, John, 55.
Wilkes, Miss (Mrs. Jeffrey), 42.
Wilkie, Sir, David, 421, 422, 425, 448. 449.
William IV., King of England, 409.
Williams, Friend, 337 note, 385.
Williams, Miss, Helen Maria, 130, 132, 135, 138.
yself forgotten, till he recalled them to me. Such a memory, for such mere trifles, seems almost incredible.
But Niebuhr had it; so had Scott, and so has Humboldt; four examples—including Brougham—which are remarkable enough.
I doubt not that much of the success of each depended on this extraordinary memory, which holds everything in its grasp.
I dined with the Geological Club, and afterwards attended a meeting of the Geological Society . . . . We sat down to table nearly thirty strong; Whewell of Cambridge, the President of the Society, in the chair, and Stokes, the witty lawyer, as its Vice-President.
Among the persons present were Sedgwick and Buckland, Murchison, Lord Cole, Mr. Ponsonby, the Marquess of Northampton, Babbage, Hallam, and especially Sir John Herschel, just returned from the Cape of Good Hope, and decidedly at this moment the lion of London.
I sat between Sir John and Babbage, and had an excellent time.
Sir John is a small man, and, I should think, a little mo
e wanted to see, both printed and manuscript, in the kindest and most painstaking manner.
We worked there three hours, and I found a good deal that I was glad to get, and so did he . . . .
I dined at the Athenaeum, where I found Merivale and Whewell, and so had a very good time.
Whewell grows squarer and more Bishop-like than ever. . . . .
July 31.—A busy day, and a long one.
At half past 8 I was at Mr. Bates's, and at half past 9 had settled everything with him. . . . . I breakfasted Whewell grows squarer and more Bishop-like than ever. . . . .
July 31.—A busy day, and a long one.
At half past 8 I was at Mr. Bates's, and at half past 9 had settled everything with him. . . . . I breakfasted with the Heads, and had a most agreeable time.
There are no pleasanter people in London, and I stayed late talking in consequence . . . . . I drove to the Thuns'. Count Frederic was at home, his sister soon followed, and then his charming, bright wife.
Mrs. Austin, too, came in, and immediately announced to me that she had just left a card for me, having called to invite me to Weybridge, an honor and pleasure I was obliged to decline.
She talked very well about India, the great subject now,
0-445, II. 392, .393.
Werther, Goethe's, I. 12, II. 58, 72.
West, Benjamin, I. 63.
West, Mr., I 14.
Westmoreland, Countess of, II. 77, 80, 82.
West Point Examination, I. 372-376.
West Point, G. T. visitor to the academy, I. 372.
West Point, visits, I. 386, II. 282.
Wharncliffe, Lord, II. 482.
Whately, Archbishop, I. 412 and note, 413, 451.
Wheaton, Henry, I. 494, 496, 499, 501.
Wheelock, Dr., President of Dartmouth College, I. 5, 6.
Wheelock, Mrs., I. 5.
Whewell, William, I. 420, 421, 422, II. 152, 153, 156, 157, 176, 384.
Whishart, Mr., I. 415.
White, Colonel, I. 373.
White, Miss, Lydia, I. 176.
White Mountains, II. 226-228.
Whitney, inventor of the cotton-gin, I. 14.
Wickham, Jr., I. 298.
Wickham, William, I. 33.
Wieck, Clara (Schumann), I. 474.
Wiegel, I. 179.
Wiffen, Friend B. B., letter to, II. 465.
Wight, Isle of, visits, II. 376-378.
Wilberforce, William, I. 297.
Wilde, Mr., I. 14.
Wilde (Q. C.), II. 363.