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Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 14 0 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 12 0 Browse Search
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 6 0 Browse Search
James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 6 0 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Margaret Fuller Ossoli 4 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
James Russell Lowell, Among my books 2 0 Browse Search
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riences continue yet, but with serious doubts as to the objectivity of the scenes exhibited. I have noticed that people who have remarkable and minute answers to prayer, such as Stilling, Franke, Lavater, are for the most part of this peculiar temperament. Is it absurd to suppose that some peculiarity in the nervous system, in the connecting link between soul and body, may bring some, more than others, into an almost abnormal contact with the spirit — world (for example, Jacob Boehme and Swedenborg), and that, too, without correcting their faults, or making them morally better than others? Allow me to say that I have always admired the working of your mind, there is about it such a perfect uprightness and uncalculating honesty. I think you are a better Christian without church or theology than most people are with both, though I am, and always have been in the main, a Calvinist of the Jonathan Edwards school. God bless you! I have a warm side for Mr. Lewes on account of his Goethe
tebank tricks with tables and chairs; to recite over in weary sameness harmless truisms, which we were wise enough to say for ourselves; to trifle, and banter, and jest, or to lead us through endless moonshiny mazes. Sadly and soberly we say that, if this be communion with the dead, we had rather be without it. We want something a little in advance of our present life, and not below it. We have read with some attention weary pages of spiritual communication purporting to come from Bacon, Swedenborg, and others, and long accounts from divers spirits of things seen in the spirit land, and we can conceive of no more appalling prospect than to have them true. If the future life is so weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable as we might infer from these readings, one would have reason to deplore an immortality from which no suicide could give an outlet. To be condemned to such eternal prosing would be worse than annihilation. Is there, then, no satisfaction for this craving of the sou
6; letter to H. B. S. from, 268. Sumter, Fort, H. W. Beecher raises flag on, 477. Sunny memories, 251; date of, 491. Sutherland, Duchess of, 188, 218; friend to America, 228; at Stafford House presents gold bracelet, 233; visit to, 274, 276; fine character, 277; sympathy with on son's death, 319; warm welcome to H. B. S., 346; death of, 410; letters from H. B. S. to, on Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin, 188; on death of eldest son, 315. Sutherland, Lord, personal appearance of, 232. Swedenborg, weary messages from spirit-world of, 486. Swiss Alps, visit to, 244; delight in, 246. Swiss interest in Uncle Tom, 244. Switzerland, H. B. S. in, 348. Sykes, Mrs. See May, Georgiana. T. Talfourd, Mr. Justice, 226. Thackeray, W. M., Lowell on, 328. Thanksgiving Day in Washington, freed slaves celebrate, 387. Times, London, on Uncle Tom's Cabin, 168; on Mrs. Stowe's new dress, 237; on Dred, 278; Miss Martineau's criticism on, 310. Titcomb, John, aids H. B. S. i