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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Oldport days, with ten heliotype illustrations from views taken in Newport, R. I., expressly for this work. 28 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 24 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Army Life in a Black Regiment 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 8 0 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 8 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 8 0 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 8 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Chapter 3: Holmes (search)
n of original thought and illustration, but did not seem a man of strong convictions, and was essentially conservative in attitude. The accounts of slave insurrections and of the imaginary New York negro plot had left upon his mind, as he himself said, impressions which it took Garrison years to root out ; he was easily moved to wrath at phrenology, homoeopathy, and all the pseudosciences as he called them; but almost equally disapproved the prevailing taste for German literature, calling Jean Paul, in one poem, a German-Silver Spoon. The later influence of Emerson, and in some degree of Lowell, tended to diminish some of these antagonisms, and certainly nothing could be more felicitous than his delineation of Emerson as an iconoclast who took down our idols so gently that it seemed like an act of worship. The Civil War on the one side and some tilts against theological prejudices, on the other, had the effect of throwing him in later life toward the party of attack, and, as alm
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Chapter 4: Longfellow (search)
. At Northampton he met Messrs. George Bancroft and J. G. Cogswell, who gave him letters to European notabilities and advised a year's residence at Gottingen. His mother wrote to him, I will not say how much we miss your elastic step, your cheerful voice, your melodious flute. His father wrote, In all your ways remember the God by whose power you were created, by whose goodness you are sustained and protected. It all seems more like the anxious departure from home of one of Goethe's or Jean Paul's youthful wanderers than like the easy manner in which a modern student buys his ticket and goes on board ship. Yet it was for Longfellow the parting of the ways and the beginning of a new life. The European letters of previous American student-travellers, and especially those of Ticknor, Everett, and Cogswell, as lately published in the Harvard Graduates' Magazine, September, 1897. show what a new world then opened upon young American students in Europe. Longfellow journeyed in Sp
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Index (search)
Morton, Thomas, 29. Motley, J. L., 63, 68, 71, 83, 191. Newell, W. W., 150. Norton, Andrews, 14, 44, 48, 49. Norton, Prof. C. E., 16, 28, 37,44, 148, 160, 172. Nuttall, Thomas, 13. Oakes, Pres., Urian, 7. Oliver, Mrs., 151. Oliver, Lieut. Gov., 153. Oliver, Lieut., Thomas, 150, 151, 152. Page, W. H., 69. Palfrey, Rev. J. G., 16, 44, 50. Palfrey, Miss Sarah H., 16. Parker, Rev., Theodore, 53, 58, 62, 63, 67, 104, 179, 180, 181. Parsons, Charles, 77. Parsons, T. W., 67. Paul, Jean, (see Richter). Peirce, Benjamin, 16. Peirce, Prof., Benjamin, 143. Peirce, C. S., 16. Peirce, J. M., 16. Percival, J. G., 175, 191. Perry, T. S., 70. Petrarch, Francis, 191. Phelps, E. J., 195. Phillips, M. D., 68. Phillips, Wendell, 104, 179. Phillips, Willard, 44. Pierce, Pres., Franklin, 113. Poe, E. A., 137, 144, 173. Pope, Alexander, 90, 91. Popkin, Dr. J. S., 23. Potter, Barrett, 119. Pratt, Dexter, 126. Pratt, Rowena, 126. Putnam, Rev., George, 54, Putnam, M