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
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.
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