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BOSTON AND NEW YORK
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY
Che Riverside Press Cambridge

1909

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a free mind. Henry Clay. Leaves Roxbury for Cam-
bridge Divinity School; reflections. Poetical quotations.
The Ministry of the Day; the sages of old. Solitude
or Society again; Action. Poem, Riches ( The Cater-
pillar). Letter to Aunt Mary: Anthropomorphism;
the Divinity of common sense always recognized;
Nature's influence. Modern progress. The Educated
Mind. Books. Ill health; leaves Cambridge.

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JOURNAL XVII

1826
Teaching again in Roxbury and Cambridge. Joy in

writing again. Faces the uncertain future. Content
with Nineteenth Century. Compensation; people who
sell themselves; Sin is ignorance. Another letter to Aunt
Mary: Hume, his influence; each must have his own
religion; Value of Christianity, even though transient.
Greatness. The Sabbath. Slave trade. Verses, Fate.
Rulers. Fitness. The Wind a poet. Another letter to
Aunt Mary: German criticism of Christian evidences;
loss of the tradition would be tragic; not to be pas-
sively abandoned. Reason in religion. Reflections and
hopes. Byron. Age of Chivalry; Charles's remark.
The world our teacher; History, its help for ideals.
Another letter: education after death. Public prayer.
Growth of one's knowledge. Forethought and after-
thought. Friendship. Style. Hints of history. Seed-
thought. Verses, Living-prayer. Immortality. Letter to
Aunt Mary: Value of eyes; Everett's Phi Beta Kappa
oration; genius, the Spirit of the Age? Shakspeare; The
Mundane Soul; Man clings to identity; the Hereafter

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