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Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), Miss Lucy Osgood. (search)
espect and admiration for Mr. Weiss, but I do not like his style. I often wish that his large and noble thoughts were expressed with more simplicity. He reminds me of an anecdote of Mr. Berrien of Georgia. A stranger, who had just been hearing Foote of Mississippi speak in Congress, remarked to Mr. Berrien, Foote has great command of language. On the contrary, replied Berrien, I think language has great command of him. I think scorn of simplicity and directness is the crying sin of writers for Mr. Weiss, but I do not like his style. I often wish that his large and noble thoughts were expressed with more simplicity. He reminds me of an anecdote of Mr. Berrien of Georgia. A stranger, who had just been hearing Foote of Mississippi speak in Congress, remarked to Mr. Berrien, Foote has great command of language. On the contrary, replied Berrien, I think language has great command of him. I think scorn of simplicity and directness is the crying sin of writers of the present day.
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall), Index. (search)
d India, the, 212, 213. Elssler, Fanny, 385. Emancipation Proclamation, 171. Emerson, Ralph Waldo, attitude of the Unitarians towards, 34; sends Mrs. Child his Essays, 57; speaks at a mobbed anti-slavery meeting, 149. Emerson and the Sphinx, 247. Eminent women of the age, VI. Equality of the sexes, 243-245. F. Fable for critics, A, by J. R. Lowell, XIV. Faneuil Hall, meeting at, in behalf of Anthony Burns, 73. Fingal's Cave, Mendelssohn's overture of, 223. Foote, Henry S., U. S. Senator, 179. Fortress Monroe, fugitive slaves at, 150, 151. Forten, R. R., 184. Fort Pickens (Florida), fugitive slaves returned from, by U. S. officers, 150. Fort Wagner, the attack on, 236; the grave of Colonel Shaw at, 238. Fourier, Francois Charles Marie, 199. Francis, Miss A. B., letters to, 231, 251, 258. Francis, Convers, aids and encourages his sister, v.,VI.,1; letters to l,2,4, 5, 6, 7, 12,16, 17, 29, 33. 39, 40, 50, 58, 63, 64, 65, 74, 89, 98; on the de