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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), A Memorial. (search)
onal institutions than he or been more honored by them. He loved to breathe their atmosphere and was refreshed in spirit by contact with them. Only in June last he remarked to me that he did not know any one who had attended more college commencements. Besides Hampden-Sidney for the past fifty years, he mentioned Randolph-Macon, Richmond College, the University of Virginia, Washington and Lee University, the universities of North Carolina and Mississippi, Princeton, Yale, Harvard, Oxford, in England, and then added, many others in this country and in Europe. Perhaps no man in the commonwealth has been so identified with our higher institutions by the delivery of literary addresses and special sermons on important occassions. Many of these have been published, either in volumes along with the addresses and sermons of other distinguished gentlemen, or in pamphlet form. If gathered together in a separate volume they would constitute a valuable contribution to the literature of t
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Index (search)
n compared with Longfellow's, 231, 232. Nuremberg, 8. Oehlenschlaeger, Adam G., compared with Longfellow, 196, 197. Ohio, 275. Ojibway chief, 208; Indians enact Hiawatha, 209. Orleans, 48. Ossian, 15. Ossoli, Margaret Fuller, 138,260; criticizes Longfellow, 52, 163. Our Native Writers, Longfellow's oration, 21, 22; quoted, 30-36. Outre-Mer, 55, 67, 71, 73, 119,121, 124, 193; comparison of, with Irving's Sketch Book, 69, 70; Mrs. Longfellow's letter about, 83. Oxford, Eng., 223, 288. Packard, Prof., Alpheus, 61. Paris, 46-48, 63, 158, 161, 223. Parker, Theodore, 285. Parsons, Theophilus, 23, 27. Parsons, Thomas W., 209, 214, 215. Paul, Jean, 199, 289. Payne, John, 131. Peabody, Rev. O. W. B., 70. Percival, James Gates, 19, 23, 27, 145. Pfizer, Ludwig, his Junggesell, mentioned, 149. Philadelphia, Pa., 22, 51, 132, 164, 166, 192, 193, 264. Phillips, Wendell, 285. Pierce, Mrs. Anne (Longfellow), 91, 92, 100. Pierce, George W., 81, 91, 99,
had given him hints strong enough that his company was not acceptable. But we suppose the old gentleman has become tired with roaming up and down the earth, which he has been at ever since he and Job came in contact several thousand years ago.-- Honest Trinculo tells us that "misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows." Sowe presume does weariness, which we take to be first cousin to misery. Let us do up the thing in dramatic style.--Act first, scene first. The University of Oxford, in England. Four gentlemen are about to sit down to dinner. 1st. Rev. Mr. Brock hurst, a man of fierce piety, who has written a book on the Jewish disabilities, in which he answered with perfect satisfaction to himself the questions of Shylock. He proved that a Jew hath not hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions — that he is not fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same summer and win
A monster cake. --The largest cake ever made in the world is now on view at the shop of Mr. J. Arnatt, confectioner, St. Giles's, in this city. It weighs 3,000 lbs., stands seven feet high, and is eighteen feet in circumference. There have been used in the manufacture of this monster cake 550 pounds of flour, 3,000 eggs, five barrettes of currants, two-cwt, of orange and lemon peel, 300 pounds of butter, 400 pounds of sugar, besides other ingredients. The cake will be cut by the Mayor at the annual conversazione of the Churchmants Union, which is to be held in the Corn Exchange on the 4th of January. It contains 200 tickets, the possession of which will entitle the holder to various presents, comprising two elegant plated cake baskets, gold rings, gold baskets, sliver fruit knives, silver thimbles, wedding rings etc.--Oxford (Eng.) Chronicle.
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