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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 6: Law School.—September, 1831, to December, 1833.—Age, 20-22. (search)
ble, man in his bearing and looks. I do not think, in his early years, he had any great ambition. That developed itself afterwards. Circumstances and accidents forced him forward to the van, and he became a leader terribly in earnest. He had the same high-mindedness, the same single aim at justice and truth, the same inflexible faith and courage then that ever after characterized him. Mr. Story contributed an In Memoriam tribute to Sumner, in forty-one verses, to Blackwood's Magazine,Zzz Sept., 1874, Vol. CXVI. pp. 342-346. In an address to the students—colored—of Howard University, Washington, D. C., Feb. 3, 1871, Sumner said:— These exercises carry me back to early life, when I was a student of the Law School of Harvard University as you have been students in the Law School of Howard University. I cannot think of those days without fondness. They were the happiest of my life. . . . There is happiness in the acquisition of knowledge, which surpasses all common joys<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 12: Paris.—Society and the courts.—March to May, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
ent from ours. The Journal contains other diagrams than that of the court-room. The advice of Dr Lieber will be remembered in this connection. Ante, p. 198. Zzz A, the principal judge, with a and b, the side judges, the seat slightly raised. B, seat and box of the greffier, or clerk of the court. C, the little box ly different from that I had already seen at Versailles. The room was old and venerable, and the ceiling was painted by one of the celebrated artists of France. Zzz A B C, the three judges at a circular table, raised considerably above the level of the court. D, Procureur-General at one end of the same table. E, greffi appeared here, as in the Chamber of Deputies, vulgar. The room in which the Cour de Cassation met was quite rich. The judges, as I counted them, were fifteen. Zzz A, a desk and bench not occupied on ordinary occasions; reserved, I believe, for the presence of the king. B, the king's seat. C, the benches occupied by t
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 14: first weeks in London.—June and July, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
iting in a foreign language; but yet I have contrived to say one or two things which, I hope, are as just in fact as they are appositely introduced. Writing in the country of Cujas and D'Aguesseau, I could not forbear making an allusion to those great minds. As ever, my affectionate recollections to all your family and to yourself. C. S. P. S. London teeming with interest will naturally form the subject of many letters. To George S. Hillard, Boston. Garrick Club, June 4, 1838. Zzz born of Paris. I have a sense of oppression as I walk these various streets, see the thronging thousands, catch the hum of business, and feel the plethora of life about me. The charm of antiquity, so subtle and commanding,—at least I confess to its power,—the charm of taste, and then the excitement produced by a constant consciousness that one is in a foreign land: these belong to Paris. Here I seem again at home; I start as I catch English sounds in the streets; and for the moment believe