eport Mr. Alvord's state, as he visited him daily.
One extract more from the journal: Charles Sumner came to give his account of Mr. Alvord, which is more favorable.
He paid me a long visit, and we talked at the rate of nine knots an hour.
He gave a curious account of a young man who has been studying Latin and Greek in a lighthouse, to prepare for college.
The reason of his choosing a lighthouse is to save the expense of oil!
We agreed that he deserved all success.
Mamma returned from Dedham while Mr. Sumner was still here, and he staid and had a good long talk with her.
His classmate, Rev. Dr. Emery, writes:—
In Oct., 1833, I returned to Cambridge and became a resident graduate.
I found Sumner in the Law School, pursuing his studies with great enthusiasm, and we were often in each other's rooms.
He was the same scholarly person then as when in college, and he lived, as it were, in intimate converse with the learned of ancient and modern times.
I have no doubt his m