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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, chapter 10 (search)
ct his house, and he would have gone to the scaffold if necessary, I firmly believe, like the typical French marquis in the Reign of Terror, who took a pinch of snuff from his snuff-box while looking on the crowd. This was never more conspicuously the case than at the annual convention of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, just after a meeting on the anniversary of John Brown's execution had been broken up by a mob of very much the same social grade with that which had formerly mobbed Garrison. I did not happen to be present at the John Brown gathering, being in Worcester; but at the larger convention January 24, 1861), held at Tremont Temple, I was again in service with the same body of followers already described to defend the meeting and the speakers, if needful. The body of the hall was solidly filled with grave Abolitionists and knitting women, but round the doors and galleries there was a noisy crowd of young fellows, mostly well dressed and many of them well educated, w
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, chapter 13 (search)
re I was reared, I cannot remember one really poor speaker; as Emerson said, eloquence was dog-cheap there. The cause was too real, too vital, too immediately pressing upon heart and conscience, for the speaking to be otherwise than alive. It carried men away as with a flood. Fame is never wide or retentive enough to preserve the names of more than two or three leaders: Bright and Cobden in the anticorn-law movement; Clarkson and Wilberforce in that which carried West India Emancipation; Garrison, Phillips, and John Brown in the great American agitation. But there were constantly to be heard in anti-slavery meetings such minor speakers as Parker, Douglass, William Henry Channing, Burleigh, Foster, May, Remond, Pillsbury, Lucretia Mott, Abby Kelley,--each one holding the audience, each one making converts. How could eloquence not be present there, when we had not time to think of eloquence?--as Clarkson under similar circumstances said that he had not time to think of the welfare o
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, Index. (search)
Charles, 101. Francis, Convers, 100, 101. Franklin, Benjamin, 16. Free Church of Worcester, 146. Freeman, Watson, 155. Freiligrath, Ferdinand, 100. French, J. H., 245. Frithiof's Saga, 101. Frothingham, 0. B., 44, 005, 006, 175. Froude, J. A., 272, 277, 278, 279. Froude, Mrs. J. A., 277. fugitive Slav epoch, the, 132-166. Fugitive Slave Law, Passage of, 135. Fuller, Margaret, 12, 77, 91, 92. Gardner, Joseph, 233. Garfield, J. A., 349. Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 220. Garrison, W. L., 97, 116, 125, 126, 127, 135, 139, 242, 327- Gasparin, Madame de, 266. Geary, J. W., 203, 205, 206. German influence on American thought, 188. Gibbon, Edward, 91, 358. Giles, Henry, 175. Gillmore, Q. A., 262. Goethe, J. F. W. von, 15, 42, 194, 348. Goodell, John, 251. Goodhue, J. M., 247. Gosse, Edmund, 289. Graeme, Christie, 233. Grandison, Sir, Charles, 15. Green, J. H., 102. Greene, W. B., 107, 175. Grenville, Tom, 166. Grimes, Mr., 143. Giinderode, Caroline von,
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1, Chapter 5: Bennington and the Journal of the Times1828-29. (search)
angers to the Nation. Ten days before the Fourth a malicious attempt to annoy and embarrass him was made, which he described in the following letter to a friend in Newburyport: W. L. Garrison to Jacob Horton. Mr. Horton had married Mr. Garrison's old friend and playmate, Harriet Farnham. Boston, Saturday, June 27, 1829. My Dear Jacob: I am very reluctantly obliged to solicit a Ms., now (1885) in possession of Thos. Mack, Boston. favor of you, which, if granted, shall be cancele writ and fine will be $5 or $6. I have not a farthing by me, and I shall need a trifle for the 4th. Can you make it convenient to loan me $8, for two or three weeks? I am pained to make this request, but my present dilemma is unpleasant. Mr. Garrison also gave an account of this experience in the Genius of Universal Emancipation of Sept. 16, 1829 (p. 14), with the following declaration of principles: I am not professedly a Quaker; but I heartily, entirely and practically embrace the doctri
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1, Chapter 7: Baltimore jail, and After.—1830. (search)
er were awaited with such eager interest by Mr. Garrison as those of the Newburyport Herald, as he nt about the matter. After briefly mentioning Garrison's trial and imprisonment, he paid a generous ning the domestic slave trade, and applauding Garrison's reprobation of it, Mr. Allen thought that icts proved at the trial. To this article Mr. Garrison promptly replied in a letter which filled n, you remark: If, in assailing the traffic, Mr. Garrison steps aside to wound those who are not, and you observe: We cannot, in such comment as Mr. Garrison desires editors generally to make on his prrocklebank (ante, p. 3), was an ancestor of Mr. Garrison's. at Hallowell, Maine. Baltimore, July 14rthur Tappan. During his imprisonment, Mr. Garrison had prepared three addresses on slavery andf of the poor Africans. The declamation of Mr. Garrison, it furthermore said, is in some respects u Mr. Ms., Feb. 5, 1874, to Oliver Johnson. Garrison, and naturally to the hearty approval of my c[4 more...]
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1, Chapter 8: the Liberator1831. (search)
h the medium of a deputy) wishes to know of Mr. Garrison whether he sent the aforesaid number to thehose liberal conduct of the Courier had won Mr. Garrison's admiration and gratitude, could humble hifor the paper. They received in return from Mr. Garrison courteous consideration without patronage, min F. Butler. Behind this prophecy was Mr. Garrison's dedication of himself to the redemption of the college. On his way back to Boston Mr. Garrison delivered in Thoughts on Colonization, pfrom its products still commended itself to Mr. Garrison. The free States, he says, in the second summer of 1836, called forth a protest from Mr. Garrison against such extravagant and preposterous l revival year were peculiarly refreshing to Mr. Garrison. It has been, he writes, the happiest Liewing at its close the busy, eventful year, Mr. Garrison could look back on a flattering increase inse genial sympathy and bold support had won Mr. Garrison's instant affection, so that in the second [41 more...]
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1, Chapter 9: organization: New-England Anti-slavery Society.—Thoughts on colonization.—1832. (search)
sociation is formed in Boston on the basis of Garrison's doctrine. After a lecturing tour in New Ensolicitations both in England and America. Mr. Garrison's motions, as preserved in the Lib. 2.15 him, the Baptist Church in Belknap Street, Mr. Garrison delivered another address, on the Progress eringly remarked, Oh, this is by that radical Garrison! I don't believe his statements! —and he was with other matter in a pamphlet published by Garrison & Knapp in 1833, called British Opinions of tt from a letter of Gen. Samuel Fessenden to Mr. Garrison, dated Portland, Dec. 14, 1832 (Ms.): Last 15), to which, next after the Bible itself, Mr. Garrison confessed his indebtedness for his views ofa). For tributes to his zeal and courage from Garrison and Lundy, see Lib. 2.35, 43, 133; 3.182. Per This inquiry rested much less heavily with Mr. Garrison's townsmen, especially the respectable and ied into the Liberator without comment from Mr. Garrison, who some time afterwards makes a single al[29 more...]
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1, Chapter 10: Prudence Crandall.—1833. (search)
on. Canterbury, Jan. 18th, 1833. Ms. Mr. Garrison: I am to you, sir, I presume, an entire strson. Boston, January 29th, 1833. Ms. Mr. Garrison: The lady that wrote you a short time sincetreat the matter with perfect mildness. Mr. Garrison was, however, making war on the common enemrs, to assume a murderous intensity. See Mr. Garrison's striking review of this persecution in Lirnold Buffum at Lyceum Hall, Salem, taunted Mr. Garrison with not going South to preach to the slave Boston, 10th mo. 10, 1832. Ms. my dear Garrison: We have had considerable conversation here r at Lowell, and oblige thy assured friend. Garrison in England will do the cause more good in thready in his portfolio a poetical tribute to Mr. Garrison which he withheld from print till after thel of the House of Representatives, at which Mr. Garrison offered a resolution declaring the Coloniza had a very short but delightful visit from Mr. Garrison last week, though for the life of me I coul[27 more...]
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1, Chapter 11: first mission to England.—1833. (search)
bly wearisome both to flesh and spirit, for Mr. Garrison was seasick within sight of Lib. 3.107. four days were spent in the city, of which Mr. Garrison gives his impressions in a manuscript fragm, and to secure its advice and cooperation, Mr. Garrison took a seat in one of the 2d Annual Repoubiously, Have I the pleasure of addressing Mr. Garrison, of Boston, in the United States? Yes, sir, Yours respectfully, T. F. Buxton. Mr. Garrison was then introduced by George Thompson, andress in the following terms: I have, my dear Garrison, writes J. G. Whittier from Haverhill, Nov. 1the hands of Cropper, Macaulay, and Buxton, Mr. Garrison paid a passing tribute to each of these torings in chains and slavery! Sir, continued Mr. Garrison, never was a more just and fearless rebuke eeting came to an end. A few days afterward Mr. Garrison received the following emphatic letter fromug. 6, 1833 (Lib. 3.169, 201). In the last, Mr. Garrison says, I maintain that the guilt of slavery [14 more...]
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1, Chapter 12: American Anti-slavery Society.—1833. (search)
for any form of popular resentment against Mr. Garrison by the publication, in the Boston Daily Adv1. only time by this packet to tell thee that Garrison and the Anti-Slavery Society are fully employitated Lib. 3.163. coincidence for which Mr. Garrison was in no wise responsible. Notices of a p now, and to the solicitations of the pacific Garrison. He will undoubtedly have great weight with stonished at the excitement which the acts of Garrison and his friends have produced in this communis subject, are requested to attend. How Mr. Garrison spent the interval between Sunday and Wedne Arthur Tappan (pp. 168-175) and in Johnson's Garrison and his Times (p. 145). Mr. Garrison's relatiMr. Garrison's relations to it are all that can concern us here. Swaggering John Neal, There swaggers John Neal, who hass than eight. It was in fact six, viz.: Mr. Garrison, Joshua Coffin, Amos A. Phelps, James G. Bathat hair-brained, reckless, violent fanatic, Garrison, will damage, if he does not shipwreck, any c[5 more...]
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