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in his soul. Mrs. Fields's Whittier, pp. 50-51. It is an interesting fact that one of the best pictures ever drawn of Whittier in his home life is that drawn by Hayne, the Southern poet, who once visited him. So 'neath the Quaker poet's tranquil roof, From all deep discords of the world aloof, I sit once more and measured converse hold, With him whose nobler thoughts are rhythmic gold; See his deep brows half-puckered in a knot, O'er some hard problem of our mortal lot, Or a dream soft as May winds of the south, Waft a girl's sweetness 'round his firm, set mouth. Or, should he deem wrong threats the public weal, Lo, the whole man seems girt with flashing steel; His glance a sword-thrust and his words of ire, Like thunder tones from some old prophet's lyre. Or by the hearthstone, when the day is done, Mark swiftly lanced a sudden shaft of fun; The short quick laugh, the smartly smitten knees, Are all sure tokens of a mind at ease. God's innocent pensioners in the woodland dim, T
June 21st, 1850 AD (search for this): chapter 10
et luckily returned next day, they stayed as long as they pleased, and were welcome. It is hardly fair, however, to give this last incident without giving the letter by which the unwary bachelor poet brought this visit upon his household. He had actually invited these frank young ladies by the following letter, not put in print for many years after, and addressed to that general friend — and occasional enemy — of all literary people, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, of New York:-- Amesbury, 21st June, 1850. My dear fr. Griswold:--I learn from my friend F. W. Kellogg that Alice and Phoebe Cary, of Ohio, are on their way to the East, and would be glad to see them at my place if they come to Boston. Presuming that thou wilt see them in N. Y. I have taken the liberty to invite them, through thee, to call on me. I have been quite ill this spring and my sister also is an invalid, and we see little company, but I should feel sorry to have the sweet singers of the West so near and not see th
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