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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Oldport days, with ten heliotype illustrations from views taken in Newport, R. I., expressly for this work. 28 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 24 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Army Life in a Black Regiment 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 8 0 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 8 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 8 0 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 8 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1847. (search)
hostages. The order of the Confederate government in regard to them was, that they should be confined and treated in all respects like persons convicted of infamous crimes. It is difficult now to recall what was the feeling of the country then. Intelligent people could look upon these privateersmen in no other light than as pirates, and felt that, be the consequences what they might, it was beneath the dignity of our government to treat them otherwise. At this time Dr. Revere wrote home: Paul and the other officers left us last Thursday for the jail, to await the trial of the privateersmen. There were seven in all from here, the rest of the fourteen being either in South Carolina or New Orleans. They are confined in one small cell, with two small windows. I hear from them every day, but am not allowed to see them. You can imagine our anxiety to hear what action the government will take when they hear of their imprisonment, for there is not the slightest doubt in my mind that w
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1852. (search)
at school, making friends in every place, and forming warm attachments for life with many of his associates. An intimate friend writes: When a boy, in that truest of all republics, the playground, his companions instinctively recognized in him a leader. There that keen sense of justice which seemed to be part and parcel of him was so conspicuous, that he was the well-known umpire in the boyish disputes of his companions, and we fondly recall the often-used expression, I'll leave it to Paul. In the winter of 1849 he entered Harvard University in the second term of the Freshman year, and he graduated with that class in 1852. While a Sophomore, he passed six months in the family of Rev. William Parsons Lunt, D. D., and there secured the regard of that intelligent and cultivated gentleman, with whose family Revere became connected after Dr. Lunt's death. He left college without any taste for professional life; and in view of the necessity of following a calling, he decided
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1854. (search)
, I will not go into that discussion again. The Heroes of the world have certainly needed work, and had it, and done it well; and it is Heroes that we must try to be. Then, after a long passage about his plans: Don't think that I am growing uneasy, for I never was better situated, and don't be afraid that I shall grow unsettled;— To give room for wandering is it That the world was made so wide. By the way, I have been reading Walt and Vult yet again, and with renewed delight. Jean Paul enjoyed the poetry of common life better than any one that has ever written. He made the world he lived in. So did Sir T. Browne; and it is for this, among many other things, that I am so fond of him. August 19. Of this you may be sure, that, if ever I am worth knowing, you will know me as well as if I had been close under your wing. Homer says, The gods know one another, even though they dwell far apart. It is equally true of men, i. e. men as are men. Early in the autumn of
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, Biographical Index. (search)
, I. 209. Randolph, T. J., I. 324. Randolph, Mrs., I. 209. Rea, M. A., Lieut., Memoir, II. 38-41. Rea, Mary F., II. 38. Rea, W A., II. 38. Reed, James, Rev., II. 410. Reed, John H., I. 193. Reeves, Emma L., I. 75. Rennie, Capt., II. 301, 302;. Reno, J. L., Maj.-Gen., I 111, 289; II. 170. Revere, E. H. R., Asst.-Surg., Memoir, I. 115-125. Revere, J. W., Maj.-Gen., I. 141. Revere, Joseph W., I. 115, 204;. Revere, Mary (Robbins), I. 115, 204;. Revere, Paul, I. 115, 204;. Revere, Paul Joseph, Col., Memoir, I. 204-220. Also, I. 118,121, 238; II. 97. Reynolds, J. J., Maj.-Gen, 1. 13,16. Rice, A. H., Hon., II. 265. Richards, Sarah E., I. 38. Richardson, G. C., I. 434. Richardson, H. A., A. A. Surg., Memoir, I. 434-439. Richardson, J. B., Brig.-Gen., 1. 101, 102. Richardson, James, Hon., I. 39. Richardson, James, Private, Memoir, I. 38-49. Richardson, J. P., Col., II., 234. Richardson, Susan G. M., I. 434. Richar