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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 6: Law School.—September, 1831, to December, 1833.—Age, 20-22. (search)
se has taken a firm grapple on the body. . . . You cannot be a man and reach the lawful height to which your intellect is capable of being raised, unless you carefully watch over and preserve your health. You may think these remarks are frivolous, but I consider them as serious truths. I look forward to the time, if you do not kill yourself prematurely, when I shall see you a decided, powerful champion of the cause of justice, patriotism, and the true Christian faith. Hopkinson wrote, July 17:— Congratulations are matter of course; but I hope you will consider it equally a matter of course that a friend should feel great joy in your success. Bowdoin prize. Your pen was always that of a ready writer, once indeed racy and loose. But words were always your obedient slaves. They came and ranged themselves at your bidding; nay, seemed often to outrun your swift intent, and marshal you the way. But I have for two years been observing your pen to grow stiffer. Your crude troo
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 14: first weeks in London.—June and July, 1838.—Age, 27. (search)
en of college and trying another sphere of life. Success be with him! I shall write him probably by the same packet with this. As I leave town soon for the circuits and for Scotland, I do not know when you will hear from me again. I shall, however, think of you in the beautiful west of England, in the mountains of Wales, the lakes of Scotland, and while I hear the brogue of Ireland. And now, good-by, and believe me As ever, most affectionately yours, Chas. Sumner. Travellers', July 17. P. S. To this already Alexandrine letter I add an Alexandrine postscript. . . . I have not spoken of arguments before the Lords. I have attended one, and sat in conversation with the Attorney-General, Lushington, and Clark, the reporter. Charles Clark, reporter (in association with W. Finnelly) of cases in the House of Lords. The Chancellor sat at the table below the woolsack; the benches of the Lords were bare; only two unfortunate members, to whom by rotation it belonged to te