ir Charles's brother,
Mr. Justice Vaughan. may have prevented his reaching there.
If you see him there I wish you would remember me cordially to him, and if you can with propriety, say that I most sincerely sympathize with him in the affliction of his brother's death.
His brother was a very kind friend of mine, and a most distinguished man. I have another English friend who will arrive in Rome very soon,—Mr. Kenyon, the ancient friend of Coleridge, and now the bosom friend of Southey, Wordsworth, and Landor.
He is a cordial, hearty, accomplished, scholarly man. Rely upon his frankness and goodness.
Ever yours, C. S.
P. S. I am reading Herder's Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menscheit, one of the most difficult works of German prose; and the prose is more difficult than the poetry.
To Henry W. Longfellow. Vienna, Nov. 10, 1839.
dear Henry,—. . . I shall soon be with you; and I now begin to think of hard work, of long days filled with uninteresting toil an
odore S. Fay.
In 1842-43, Sumner intervened successfully with Mr. Webster, then Secretary of State in behalf of Mr. Fay, whose position wa should be sent to a school at Geneva, then attended by a son of Mr. Webster and other boys from Boston, of which he had, after careful inquind a half,—where I arrived yesterday.
You have doubtless heard of Webster's reception in England.
I have just read a letter from my friend Morpeth
Lord Morpeth said, also, in the letter: He (Mr. Webster) talked with great respect of you. (to whom I sent a letter for Webster), Webster), who says he was much struck by him; there seemed to be a colossal placidity about him.
All appear to think him reserved and not a conversationist.
Creswell told Sumner, when they met at Venice, that Webster was thought very reserved and solemn. Sydney Smith calls him the Great riminal Law. Savigny, in personal appearance and manner, resembles Webster more than any person I have ever seen.
He is taller, not quite so