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James Russell Lowell, Among my books 32 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 26 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, John Greenleaf Whittier 18 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 17 5 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 16 0 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 8 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 8 0 Browse Search
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d would help me till I got through, and still I am pressed beyond measure and above strength. This horror, this nightmare abomination! can it be in my country! It lies like lead on my heart, it shadows my life with sorrow; the more so that I feel, as for my own brothers, for the South, and am pained by every horror I am obliged to write, as one who is forced by some awful oath to disclose in court some family disgrace. Many times I have thought that I must die, and yet I pray God that I may live to see something done. I shall in all probability be in London in May: shall I see you? It seems to me so odd and dream-like that so many persons desire to see me, and now I cannot help thinking that they will think, when they do, that God hath chosen the weak things of this world. If I live till spring I shall hope to see Shakespeare's grave, and Milton's mulberry-tree, and the good land of my fathers,--old, old England! May that day come! Yours affectionately, H. B. Stowe.
lava came over and fell at our feet, and a gentleman lighted his cigar at it. All around where we stood the smoke was issuing from every chance rent and fissure of the rock, and the Neapolitans who crowded round us were every moment soliciting us to let them cook us an egg in one of these rifts, and, overcome by persuasion, I did so, and found it very nicely boiled, or rather steamed, though the shell tasted of Glauber's salt and sulphur. The whole place recalled to my mind so vividly Milton's description of the infernal regions, that I could not but believe that he had drawn the imagery from this source. Milton, as we all know, was some time in Italy, and, although I do not recollect any account of his visiting Vesuvius, I cannot think how he should have shaped his language so coincidently to the phenomena if he had not. On the way down the mountain our ladies astonished the natives by making an express stipulation that our donkeys were not to be beaten,--why, they could n
married life and housekeeping, 89; on birth of her son, 101; describing first railroad ride, 106; on her children, 119; her letter to Mrs. Foote, grandmother of H. B. S., 38; letters to H. B. S. from, 161, 268. Mayflower, the, 103, 158; revised and republished, 251; date of, 490. Melancholy, 118, 341; a characteristic of Prof. Stowe in childhood, 436. Men of Our Times, date of, 410. Middlemarch, H. B. S. wishes to read, 468; character of Casaubon in, 471. Milman, Dean, 234. Milton's hell, 303. Minister's Wooing, the, soul struggles of Mrs. Marvyn, foundation of incident, 25; idea of God in, 29; impulse for writing, 52; appears in Atlantic monthly, 326; Lowell, J. R. on, 327, 330, 333; Whittier on, 327; completed, 332; Ruskin on, 336; undertone of pathos, 339; visits England in relation to, 343; date of, 490; reveals warm heart of man beneath the Puritan in Whittier's poem, 502. Missouri Compromise, 142, 257; repealed, 379. Mohl, Madame, and her salon, 2