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on Christianity and the English
Church, in, S47, S48; on Carlyle,
m, SS7; quoted, m, 560; walk
and talk with, ni, S70-72; talk
with, on motives, iv, 14, 15;
death of, his life, thought and let-
ters, IV, 39-50; letters about, rv,
63; memories of, rv, 139-41;
quoted on love, iv, 409; Edward
and, the brothers, v, S4S; attrac-
tion of, family history, v, 546,
S47; Edward Lowell and, vi,

394-

Emerson, Edith, birth of, vi, 130;
rejects Heaven, vni, 256.

Emerson, Edward Bliss, 11, 245 ; iv,
396; letter to, 11, 113; ^return
from Europe of , n, 1 1 7 ; letters to,
on moments, n, 170; letter to:



INDEX



497



Dr. Channing and inferior clergy,
11, 202; sketch for Sermon by,

II, 247; letter in verse to, iii, 2x5,
216; death of, his deliverance,
m, 346-48; "Farewell" of, iii,
450; epigrammatic answers, in,
565; superiority of, iv, 27; high
tone of, V, 545; and Charles, the
brothers, v, S4S-

Emerson, Ellen T. (daughter), vi,
215; X, 247; birth of, v, 166, 167.

Emerson, Ellen Tucker (wife), 11,
218; 293; 406; III, S7o; V, 165; VI,
379; engagement to, n, 255, 256;
lines to, 11, 257; 265, 266; 406;
words of,n, 434; death of, 11, 356;
verses to, n, 384; memories of,

III, 2S8; verses of, vn, 357.
Emerson, George B., rv, 139; bot-
any with, V, 3 ; on trees, vi, 456.

Emerson, Joseph, of Maiden, his
■ diary, vn, 338-41.

Emerson, Mrs. Lidian,in,446; mar-
riage to. III, 543; on gossip of the
hour, V, 70; the wife's counsel,
V. 93> 94; on reform-diet, vi, 346.
"Emerson, Mary Moody, v, 547; vi,
107; 390; IX, 26, 28, 29; X, 148;
her religion, i, 77; on Genius, i,
97; letter to, i, 324-27; letter
from: reproof, i, 330-35; letter
to, I, 356-59; letter from, i, 370-
73; letter to, i, 374-77; letter to,
Byron's death, n, 4; reproving
letter, "Holy Ghost," n, 27-32;
letter to, n, 63-66; 77, 78; 83-85;
90-92; 99-105; 105-10; III, 112;
121-23; 124; 173-75; letter to,
E.'s improving healQi, House of
Pain, its benefit, resignation not
easy, n, 178-81; letter to Mrs.
Ripley, II, 191-94; letter to, Alex-
andria, Bride of Lammermoor,
aspirations for art, letters, and
science an argument for immor-
tality, II, 203-05; letter to, dis-
solving of creed after death, im-
mortality, fear of death, 11, 210-
12 ; letter, let preacher give from
own store, n, 214; genius and
domesticity of, n, 216; letter to,
religious feeling keeps alive; rea-
son in religion, God within, 11,
220-25; letter to, prosperity of



family, trust against misgiving,
II, 258-60; letter to, Human pro-
gress, cheering miracle of life, the
idea of God, 11, 272-74; letter to,
Coleridge, conventional or living
sermon, 11, 276-79; quoted, 11,
281; X, 67; 137; 168; letter to, II,
440; penetration of, II, 525; lett«r
to, III, 100-03; on prayer,iii,383;
her watcher, iv, 262, 263; on ser-
mons, IV, 445; subtlety of, IV,
480; letters to, ideals and society,

V, 95-97 : original wild genius of,
family quotations, her letter to
Charles, Waterford, v, 539-43;
letters and influence of, vi, 468;
double prayer of, vii, 331; and
medicine, vin, 53; writing of,

VIII, 152; on the soul, viii, 167;
blessing of, viii, 523; amenities
of, vin, 569; and Dr. Johnson,

IX, 234; quotations from, rx, 264,
26s; 570, 571; death of, ix, 508;
speaking of angels, x, 66; read
■fasso, X, 202; and good society,
x, 302; inspiration of her writing,

X, 325; perception of character,
X, 383.

Emerson, Ralph, cousin, in, 156.

Emerson, Ruth Haskins, Madam,
ni, 269; remark of, 11, 430; death
of, her influence and character,
vni, 427, 428.

Emerson, Wddo, iv, 198; 255; v,
9 ; 387 ; 41 1 ; birth of , rv, 134 ; bap-
tism of, IV, 232 ; and his mother,
IV, 432, 433; sayings of, v, 166;
prayer of, v, 496; deatli of, his
sayings, vi, 150-54; memory of,

VI, 165, 166; anniversary of
death, vi, 488.

Emerson, William, E.'s brother, rv,
65; VI, 165; letters to, n, 162;
182; visit of, IV, 235; his probity,
IX, 319.

Emerson, William, E.'s grandfa-
ther, m, 444; walking proudly,

VI, 469; family of, x, 55.

Emigrants, Irish, x, 153.

Endymion, the Capitoline, v, 341.

Engineers and writers, x, 23.

England, ni, 171-76; vni, 343 ; voy-
age to, Thoreau left as guardian,

VII, 336, 337; landing, vn, 342,



498



INDEX



343; street sights, vn, 355; cli-
mate and manners, vn, 375;
birth and manners in, toughaess
and materialism, vii, 400, 401;
the comitry of the rich, vn, 409;
return to, vii, 474; limitations
and solidity of, vni, 73; Amer-
ica's claim on, vni, 317; her fear
of science, her lacks, vm, 337;
measure of, vni, 349; results of,
vm, 361, 362; wealth and inven-
tions of, vni, 370; wealth of able
men, vm, 384; spell of, vni, 388;
and France, vm, 402; flowering
of, vm, 407; is two nations, vm,
447; Rome of to-day, her solidar-
ity, vm, 464; the two nations in,
vm, 500; cause of first visit to,

VIII, soo; view of, vm, 522; her
i epic, IX, 208; no higher worship

than Fate, ix, 367; ticketing

men, ix, 554; during Civil War,

' IX, 555; X, 56-58; and America,

IX, 571-73-

England, Trne account of the Island
0}, VII, 378.

English, childish in Middle Ages,
III, SS4; impressions of the, vn,
352-55; and American, vm, 136;
and Ambassadors, vm, 275; a
good mixture, vm, 374; the ath-
letic, vm, 489; of i6th and 17th
centuries, vm, 544; Defoe quot-
ed, IX, 299.

English acquaintance, VII, 489.

English and American elementary
education, vn, 530. .

English and French characteristics,
vm, 460.

English aristocracy, X, 16.

English authors, weighed, man and
writer must be one, iv, 356, 357;
debt to a few, vin, 494.

English bards, vn; 158^,

English blank verse, m, 554.

English book versus German book,
IX, 182.

English brag, vm, 326.

English castles, ix, 220.

English Chapel, the, iii, 33.

English Church, Christianity and
the, Charles Emerson on, in,
547. 548.

English coachmen, vli, 361.



English despdr, vm, 416.
English dinner, the, vn, 487.
English elegies, in, 371.
English finality, vm, 507.
English finish, vn, 438.
English flowers, in, 175.
English genius, vm, 360.
English government generous, vin,

383-
English great men, want of religion

in, III, 198.
English language, fine old, vm,

491-
EngUsh limitations, vm, 302, 303.
English literary history, vi, 481.
English merchants and scholars,

VII, 419.
English names, vm, 325.
English poetry, the splendor of, 11,

253-
English poets, old, vni, 503. "^
English precedent mischievous in

America, ix, 9.
English reformers, no affinity with,

VI, 385, 386; and conservatives,

vm, 469.
English reli^on, vm, 321.
English reserves, exclusiveness,

vm, 391.
English scholarship, vm, 11.
English speech, strong, iv, 304.
English statesmen, vm, 365, 366.
English talent, modern advance,

vm, 381.
English tenacity, vn, 415, 416.
English Trails, ix, 64.
English triumphs in science, art,

and letters, vii, 363.
English unchastity, talk on, vn,

440, 441.
English university men, vm, 353,

354-
English vessels, m, 17.
English visit, result of, vn, 524.
English women, vn, 413.
English worthies, vn, 363, 364.
English writers, individual, m, 508;

old and modern, vm, 550.
Englishman and American, vii,405;

practical, heavy, vn, 419; pocket

of, VIII, 545; firm manners of, X,

268.
Englishmen, good, vii, 551.
Ennui, vm, 405.



INDEX



499



Enthusiasm, i, 211-13; needed, ix.

Enthusiasts, Swedenborgians, Quak-
ers, Methodists, 11, 318.

Envy, unreasonable, 11, 483.

Enweri; his Spring, viil, 105.

Epaminondas, v, 165.

Epigrams, rx, 13, 14.

Epilogue, to Wide World, 1, 265.

Epitaph, vm, 109; o£ Charle-
magne's mother, vm, 428.

Epochs of life, v, 198.

Equality, vii, 229; of great men,
ui, 410; mystical in Nature, V,
487.

Equalizations, vni, 328.

Eras, VII, 68; three, viii, 77, 78; in
philosophy, ix, 295; triumphs
and, X, 103.

Erigena, Johannes Scotus, quoted,
X, 112.

Espinesse, vii, 384.

Essays, matter for, iii, 480; the
first, V, 506; given to friends,
V, 519, 520.

Essence of hfe, x, 460.

Estabrook farms, vm, 485; walk to,
IX, 274.

Eternal, party of the, ix, 217.

Eternal man, the, vi, 20.

Eternity, v, 209; scholar's assur-
ance of. III, 563.

Ethics, do not satisfy, i, 379; sov-
ereignty of, II, 160; bind Christian
and Theist, 11, 355; sovereignty
of, truth precedes Christianity,
n, 516.

Eton, X, 46; visit to, vii, 490.

Eudoxus, II, 342.

Euler, ni, 356.

Europe, V, 393; old, in, 16; comes
to us in books, iii, 202; culture
from, VI, 264; England and,
vm, 43; aim in, vm, 516.

European characteristics, vii, 240,
241.

European mfluences, vm, 334.

European stock, vin, 524.

European writers, iv, 92-95.

Evangelical lady and her uncle,
VII, 412.

Eve has no clock, iv, 9.

Evelyn, story of, vm, 4S3.

Evening star, x, 135.



Event, tie of person and, vm, 244.

Events, ix, 188; help, iv, 334; seen
freshly, vi, 453, 454.

Everett, Alexander and James
Savage, m, 375.

Everett, Edward, Plymouth Ora-
tion of, 11, 45-47; II, 123; m, 471;
IV, 359; IV, 471; Viii,^ii2; lecture
of, 1,21; 207; quoted, I, 67:ser-
• mon of, 1, 76, 81 ; Phi Beta Kappa
Oration of, 11, 100; and slavery,
m, S17; account of, vi, 255-57;
service of, vi, 403; inauguration
of, VII, 166-69; tarnished fame
of, vin, 182; forgets his speeches,
VIII, 199; (brought us Gennan
thought, vm, 225; pictured ter-
rors of, vm, 232.

Evidences of heaven, 11, 215.

Evil, existence of, i, 115; reason of,
II, 120; not normal, iv, 167.

Evil days cry for cure, iii, 348.

Evil times also do good, III,
256.

Exact sciences, the, i, 59.

Exaggeration, vi, 65.

Exaltation, vm, 291.

Example, v, 108; do not worry
about, n, 287.

Excellence, vi, 414; justifies, ix,
449.

Exchanges of pulpit, 11, 428.

Exclusion, vni, 582.

Exclusives, vi, 81.

Exhibition Day, i, 6^.

Expense for conformity, v, 429.

Experience not valid against soul,
v, 519; and idea the twins, vi,
61 ; promise from, vm, 257.

Experiment, life is, vi, 302.

Experimental writing, vi, 160.

Experimenting in life, v, 460.

Experiments on living, iv, 194.

Explanation of men, m, 466.

Explorers needed, iv, 388.

Expressing one's self, iv, /1.18.

Expression, m, 417; Sir James
Mackintosh on, 11, 477; imitative
writing unsound, iv, 34-36; im-
portance of a line, iv, 321; full,
rare, vi, 84; good, rare, vi, 92.

Expressors the gods, vm, 95.

Extempore speaking, ix, 58.

Extravagance, public, vm, 279.



500



INDEX



Eye, the, discerning, ii, 403; wit-
ness of, ui, 564; joy of, IV, 358.

Eyes, V, 21; vi, 327; value of, 11, gp;
and tongue, happy, iii, 521; new,

IV, 321; of women and men, v,
33S; revealing, v, 537; seeing
without, VI, 157; asking, vi, 347;
and no eyes, viii, 42.

Fables, a collection, ix, 208.

Face, VI, 40.

Faces, v, 79; v, 269; viii, 85; iv, 63;
two, IV, 291; expression of, v,
126.

Facility, a walking, vm, 258.

Fact, interpreting of, v, 298.

Faction, v, 64.

Facts, IV, 473; 49S; marriage of, 11,
288; the great, n, 327; ideas or,
III, 519; rank themselves, m, 553 ;
poetry in humblest, rv, 70; the
day's gift of, iv, 488; use of, v,
44; detached ugly, v, S4; over-
valued, v, 77; settle into place,

V, 79; or doctrines, v, 92; hive, v,
418; God gives, find their reason,
V, S13; as horses, vi, 157; beauti-
ful, VI, 27s; one's own, vii, 465;
a superstition to English, vm,
417; and ideas, ix, 409.

Failures make success, ill, 334.
Fairy gifts, vi, 415.
Faith, a telescope, 11, 27; when in
study, n, 441; sincere, suspected,

III, 479; beauty needs, v, 236; in-
crease our, v, 428; poetry of, viil,
367-

Faiths, curiosity as to other, iv,

loi, 102.
Falkland, iv, 320; Clarendon on,

IV, 264.

Fall, the soul's, iv, 490.

Falling, v, 163.

False One, The, v, 186.

False, true tod, vni, 223.

Falsehood, x, 338.

Fame, vii, 53; 198; vm, 140; ix,

214; mankind awards, v, 266;

house of, vni, 205; common, vm,

528-30; righting itself, X, 14s;

and fossils, x, 167.
Fame, added verse to poem, II, 210.
Familiarity, ix, 436.
Families, New England, x, 269.



Family types, vm, 263.

Fanaticism for performance, ix,
203.

Fancies, boy's, vr, 46.

Fancy, v, 121 ; the Gift of, i, 63, 64;
and imagination, ui, 525.

Fancy, verses, i, 65, 66.

Faneuil Hall Canons, the, iv, 3S9.
360.

Faraday, x, 140; Liebig to, on pure
science, vm, 487; on force, ix,
106, 107.

Farewell to St. Augtistine, verses, 11,
181.

Farie, models of, vii, 450.

Farm, boy on a, iv, 239; the, as
school, v, 251; E.'s, vm, 274.

Farm pests, vi, 388.

Farm work, effect of, vri, 63.

Farmer, the, i, 322; vi, 402; indi-
rect good deeds of, vi, 442.

Farmers, vii, 50; brave, iv, 429,
430; alliance of coming, vi, 193;
old-time, vii, 506, 50?; respect
for,_ vm, 72, 73.

Farming, x, 270; follow your call-
ing, v, 390.

Fashion, vi, 96; vii, 130; infernal
infantry of, vi, 93.

Fashionist in novels, 11, 263.

Fashionists, barometers, v, 319.

Fast-Day Sermon, 11, 369-71.

Fate, VI, 225; VII, 553; vm, 239;
IX, 162; time and, fix relations, v,
429; character over, vi, 188, 189;
music-box, vi, 317; part of, vii,
SS9; and freedom, Hafiz and
Edda on, vn, 269, 270; part of, vu,
SS9; view of, in society, vm, 218;
competition, vm, 222; child of,
history selects, ix, 114; or cir-
cumstance, IX, lis; the necessary
and the eternal, ix, 216; and
opinions of men, x, 471; souls
with and without light, x, 472.
See also England, Hafiz, India,
Instinct, Rectitude.

Fate, verses, 11, 80.

Father, mother, and child, IV, 134,
135; good, X, 197.

Fathers, rv, 80.

Favors, conferring, 11, 437.

Fear, of criticism, i, 29s, 296; of
light, v, 149; instructs, v, 202.



INDEX



501



Fears, transient, m, 353.

Feats, DC, 63; seemingly imposable,

vni, 137.
February thaw, vii, 6.
Federal Government, war-power of,

vm, 28.
Feminine genius of Americans, rv,

87.
Ffoelon, n, 387; saying of, n, 285.
Femey, and Voltaire, in, 152.
Pero, the family of, m, 232.
Ferrara: Tasso, Ariosto, Byron,

Jews, ni, 127.
Feuerbach, vm, 77.
-Fichte, m, 260; vi, 62.
Fiction, i, 128.

Finalities, none in Nature, vin, 446.
Financial crisis, the, iv, 209, 210.
Finishers, vm, 17.
Firdousi, saying of, vm, 426.
Fire, symbolism, vi, 316, 317; the

village, vm, 26, 27.
Fireflies, dew and, vi, 212.
First in one's career, vn, 58.
First philosophy, great laws of, m,

489.
First thoughts, and second, 11, 436;

coincidence of, and third, n, 435;

from God, m, 323.
Fisher the Quaker, vm, 141.
Fitchburg Railroad, x, 313.
Fitness, 11, 82.
Flag, the, n, 148; rx, 410.
Flattery in de(fications, vni, 540.
Flaxman, Dante of, iv, 77.
Fletcher, John, v, 185.
Flint's Pond, rx, no.
Floating ice, vn, 527.
Florence, m, 104; x, 5; 411; leaving,

ra, 125.
Flower and immortality, v, 425.
Flower-girl, the, Erminia, iii, 119.
Flowers, ni, 284; vm, 312; on walk,

rx, 43-45; as gifts, x, 160.
Flowing, the, heed the lesson, v,

494, 495-
Fluxions, rx, 361.
Focus, the mind's far, m, S37-
Fontenelle, vin, 348.
Fool of the family, vm, 348.
"FooUsh face of praise," iv, 290.
Fools, wise, rx, 179.
Forbes, John Murray, rx, 377, 378;

X, 72-75; 351-



Forbes, Miss Margaret P., letter

to, IX, 170.
Force, 11, 276; within, 11, 472.
Forces, composition of, iv, 305,

306; insufiBcient, vn, 305; moral,

DC, 491; live, DC, 573.
Forrfathers, honor to the, 11, 371.
Forefathers' Day, verses, n, 33, 34.
Foreignness, loved one's, vm, 540.
Forerunners, vn, 79.
Foresight, v, 390.
Forest, v, 456; go to the, if poet, v,

444; alluring, VI, 516.
Forest joys, iv, 439.
Foresters, E.'s thoughts are, v,

S13-

Forethought and afterthought, n,
94.

Foreworld, the, V, 184.

Forgiveness, 11, 254.

Form, pathos of, v, 25.

Forms, shaking off, v, 349.

Forster, John, Carlyle, and Dick-
ens, dinner with, vn, 440, 441.

Fort Hatteras, ix, 337.

Fortune, you carry your own, n,
250.

Fortunate generation, 11, 147.

Fortunes, vast, x, 230.

Fossil remains, DC, 343.

Fosters, the, mobbed, vn, 178.

Foundation, our perilous, v, 427.

Four walls, vi, 315.

Fourier, vi, 439; 516; vn, 20; 161.

Fourth of July dinner, m, 158.

Fowler of Tennessee, x, 71.

Fox, Charles James, i, 317-20; vil,
515; vm, 340; Choate on English
and, vm, 558.

Fox, Captain, clipper voyage of. III,
204.

Fox, George, n, 497-500; m, 493.

Fragments of men, vi, 129.

France, ra, 154; vn, 409; vn, 450-
74; vni, 343; 429; and England,
vn, 122; notes on, quotations,
vm, 430-33; Montalembert's
statement, ix, 63; palace of
arithmetic, x, 260.

Francis, Eben, vin, 227.

Franklin, Benjamin, i, 320; versus
Homer, l, 376; transcendental-
ist and, vn, 268; on babies, vui,
502.



502



INDEX



Frascati's, m, i6g.

Free thinking, i, 238-42; explosive,
VI, 470.

Free trade, n, 314; x, 228.

Freedom, V, 119 ; of man, 11, 272;

Heaven guards, 11, 376; of the

wise, n, 388; the terrible, 11, 517;

and conviction. III, 328; devout,

— - in, 378, 379; the scholar's, v, 31;

I cherish, v, 220; only way to, vi,

1 270; of slaveholder, vin, 382;
party of, rx, 49; of the town, ix,
329.

Freed-woman, the Plymouth, iv,
184.

Frfimont, vanity of, vn, 206.

Fremont, Mrs., ix, 382, 383.

French, v, 522; rising esteem for
the, vii, 468; have street courage,
vii, 487; and English, vm, 37;
English and, characteristics, vni,
460; and metaphysics, ix, 147;
the, on English, ix, 200.

French architecture, vn, 452.

French boulevards, vn, 452.

French calculation, vn, 11.

French eclecticism. Cousin's book,
IV, 40^.

French influence, vn, 463.

French lack of morale, vni, 249.

French language, vni, 474.

French poetry, vn, 451.

French Revolution, in, 448; vii,
403-

French sentences, vm, 1S4.

French traits, vn, 452.

Friction, vn, IS3-

Friend, the Possible, I, 28; 80; de-
nied, 1, 197; idealizing a, IX, 538;
effect of, X, 247.

Friend, The Possible, verses, I, 70.

Friend, To the Possible, poem, i, 61.

Friends, sacred property, n, 242;
aid of. III, 268; exacting, v, 451,
452 ; love of, v, 453 ; superior, vii,
243; contrasts in, vui, 293; x,
278; E.'s, x,357; help of, x, 389;
in England, x, 39s, 396.

Friendship, i, 314; ix, 273; phan-
toms, II, 95 ; longing for, 11, 404;
an ideal, iv, 464; troubles of, v,
343; reverent, its tides, v, 362;
Guy learns, v, 367; true, v, 467,
468; imperfect, vi, 244; paradox



of, VI, 505; is truth, vn, 30; and
eternal laws, x, 188. See also
Communities, Mass.

Friendships, two strong natures, iv,
77-

Fringes, the, of life, vi, 419.

Frothingham, Nathaniel Langdon,
rv, 272.

Froude, quoted, ix, 215.

Fruit and seed, vm, 238.

Fruit trees, planters of, vn, 501.

Fruitlands, Alcott describes scheme, ~
VI, 304, 305; visit to, VI, 420, 421;
limitations, vi, 452; tragedy and
Alcott, VI, S03-0S.

Fugitive Slave Law, vin, 179-82;
the old and the new, vni, 193,
194-

Fugitive Slave Law Speech m New
York, vm, 447, 448.

Fuller, Margaret, iv, 333; vi, 87;
233, 234; visit of, rv, 79; German
lessons from, rv, 225 ; letter to,
the period of unrest, iv, 256, 257;
portfolio of pictures, rv, 465; let-
ter to, V, 63-67 ; and F. H. Hedge,
v, 248; visit of Alcott and, v,
292 ; and intervening gulf, v, 324,
32s; talk with, VI, 78; unsettled
rank of, vi, 97; gypsy talent, vi,
277, 278; riches of thought, gen-
erosity, elevation, Nuovissima
Vita, VI, 363-66; verses of, vi,
369 ; letter to, in Rome, vn,
283; word from, vn, 368; dies in
wreck, her friends, her traits,
testimonies of friends, vm, 115-
19; letters of, vm, 142-44; in so-
ciety, vm, 173; gentilesse of, vm,
217; illuminator not writer, viu,
249, 250.

Fuller, Thomas, his Worthies of /
England, iv, 322.

Furness, William H., x, 442, 443.

Fuseli, on the Greeks, vm, 560.

Future, living in the, 1, 168; E. faces
the uncertain, n, 71; the un-
known, n, 511 ; the appeal to the,
rv, 328, 329; present and, vn,
332.

Future state, n, 427.

Galen, n, 473.

Galileo, u, 466; homage to, ill, 106.



INDEX



503



Galleries, m, m.

Gallic cock, vii, 457.

Gambler, vi, 338.

Game, the, vi, 60; the old, VI, $•

Garden, vn, 293; is honest, vi, 397.

Garden diaty, vm, 47, 48.

Gardening, iv, 271; v, 457.

Gardening medicine, rv, 236.

Gardens, m, 95; vi, 448; and archi-
tecture, V, 27, 28.

Gardiner, William, quotations from,

^ IV, 364, 365.

Gardmer, Mr., American Consul in
Palermo, m, 59.

Garrison, William Lloyd, v, 302,
303; VII, 97; IX, 49; X, 18; thun-
ders for peace, vi, loi, 102; honor
to, VI, S41; virtue and fault of,
VIII, 99; and Phillips, vili, 433,
434; DC, 4SS.

Gaston de Foy, v, 452.

Gates and Burgoyne, v, 170.

Gates of thought are found late, VI,
196.

Gauge, every man's, n, 413.

Gauss, IX, 117.

Gay Lussac, in, 170.

Gay, Martin, i, 28.

Gazetted terms, vm, 280.

Gems, V, 375.

Genealogy, vm, 121; of thought,
m, 363.

Generals of Civil War, x, 66.

Generation, duty of our, v, 311.

Generation, the, unconscious, vi,
60.

Generalization, ix, 125.

Generalizers are the nobility, viii,
419, 420.

Generalizing, power of, vin, 339.

Generic man, acts and emotions in
common, iv, 228.

Generous feelings, in, 394.

Geneva, Gibbon's house, in, 151.

Geneva ministers, m, 133.

Genius, versus Knowledge, 1, 312,
313; is reception, n, 363; is true
seeing, m, 474; the creator, IV,
252-54; surprises, iv, 284; growth
of, IV, 421; anything serves, iv,
436; rare, v, 6; charm, an emana-
tion, v, 144; shirking reform, v,
344, 345 ; bids work, v, 443; obey
even when leading to deserts, v.



S30; draws the curtain, v, 553,
554; unsettles all, VI, 23; shafts
uniting, VI, 86; all pardoned to,
VI, 237 ; aiid talent, vi, 370, 371 ; is
tyrannical, VI, 474; the, of the
world, VII, $Q) unavailable, vii,
120; balance in, vn, 155; charm
of, vn, 197; feat of, vn, 295; pen-
alty of, VII, 466; traits of, ix, 312,
313; meets all the conditions, x,
250 ; devotion of , x, 461 ; is on great
highways, x, 467; works upon in-
exhaustible part of man, X, 474.
See also Asiatic, Bonaparte, Car-
lyle, Emerson, M. M., English,
Greek, Health, Influence, Morale,
Talent, Temperance, Transfer,
Uproar, Virtue, Wonder.

Gentility, real, vi, 71.

Gentleman, a, v, 169; the English,
in, 494; and Christian, v, 549;
truth and, vin, 75.

Gentlemen, vu, 10; meeting of, vi,
197.

Gentz, Diary, quoted, ix, 445.

Genuineness, n, 507.

Geology, sublime, ix, 122.

Geometer, trust the great, vm, 91.

German, reading, vi, 357.

German, the startled, vi, 79; hidden
dreamer, vn, 151.

German criticism of Christian evi-
dences, n, 83.

German culture, X, 53.

Germans, ix, 30, 31; and English,
DC, 22.

Germany, vm, 69; and America, v,
203; elusive, vn, 532.

Giant of Chimborazo, i, 133.

Giants, vm, 335.

Gibbet at Liverpool, vn, 379.

Gibbet-irons, n, 163.

Gibbon, Edward, i, 290; vn, 100;
Hume and, n, 121, 122; house of,
Geneva, m, 151.

Gibraltar, Straits of, m, 21, 22.

Gift (ability), to each his, 11, 457;
apparent to those it helps, vi, 186.

Gift, a wedding, v, 479, 480.

Gifts (abilities), m, 384; sympa-
thy with others', m, 384; of man,
the, rv, 120; others', v, 19; varied,
DC, 41.

Gifts, IV, 214; 440; X, 160.



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INDEX



Giotto, in, IIS-

Girl, the high-minded, rv, 379.

Girls, idealizing, iv, 380; golden
mean in temperaments of, vin,
314; boarding-schools for, viii,

397-

Gladiator, The, and Byron, iii, 99.

Glances, iv, 204.

Glasgow, III, 179; vn, 393.

Glasgow University, x, 436.

Gleams, in, 277; from Nature, v,
489.

Gloucester land-purchase, viii, 170.

Gnothi seauton, 11, 395.

God, 1, 150-57; 164; within, 11, 23;
225; ideas of, 11, 289; thought,
not experiment, finds, 11, 317;
substratum of souls, n, 323 ; neigh-
bor's claim through, 11, 353; in
all, II, 358; misrepresenting, 11,
408; door of, n, 409; the soul, 11,
SOI ; clear relation to, in, 274 ;
all works for, m, 282 ; idea of
changes, in, 465; cannot be de-
scribed, m, 517; in man, individ-
ual and universal, iv, 121 ; in writ-
ing always suppose, rv, 270 ; be not
too wise, rv, 417 ; do not speak of,
much, IV, 475 ; ideas of, v, 73 ; now,
here, face to face,v, 135, 136; the
living, neglected, v, 498; your
share of, V, 498; the word, vin, 4.
5«ea/jo Benevolence, Child, Com-
munion, Conscience, Deity, Em-
erson, M. M., Facts, First, Great,
Idea, Idolatries, Invention, Light,
Living, Nature, Person, Personal-
ity, Pilot, Plotinus, Prayer, Pri-
vate, Reason, Religion, Renunci-
ation, Resources, Seed, Sermon,
Servant, Silsbee, W., Thought,
Truth, Universe, Woods, Writing.

God's Message, verses, m, 212.

Godliness, iv, 21.

Gods in ancient art, rx, 136.

Goethe, in, 474; iv, 116; 468; v,



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