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hours. III, 561; falling, iv, 148;

antidote of Pyrrhonism, vi, 403;

seen through telescope, x, 117.
Star-shower of 1834, the, in, 372.
Starving, fear of, vi, 303.
State, man implies the, m, 414;

what is the? vil, 18; poor, well

meaning," VII, 220-23.
State Department, ix, 379.
States of mind, n, 219; vm, 274.
Statues help us, vm, 557.
Stave, origin of, vm, 566.
Steam-engine, ix, 495.
Steamships, the first ocean, iv, 430.
Steerage, the, m, 214.
Steps, VI, 317; geology shows the,

vm, 524.
Stereopticon, ix, 287.
SterUng, John, rv, 389, 390; v, 313;

and Carlyle, v, 352 ; on sculpture,

VI, 248.
Stewart, Dugald, n, 308; extracts .

from, n, 388.
Stimulation, low, vm, 560.
Stoicism, rx, 500.
Stoke Pogis, visit to, vn, 490.
Stonehenge, visit to, vn, 490.
Storey, Charles, x, 4.
Stories illustrating the times, vi, 78.
Storm, at sea, m, 203; the winter,

m, 422.



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INDEX



storm. The, verse, ii, 209.

Story, V, 94.

Stove when ill, v, 162.

Stow, Cyrus, vm, 156; redeems
bog, VII, 306.

Strabo, quoted, x, 235.

Stranger, v, 47, 49.

Strawberries, v, 238.

Street sights, m, 137.

Street singers and caff6s, in, 96.

Strength, unconscious, in, 34s;
waste, IV, 368; the true, of the
spirit, VI, 309; beauty and, in
poetry and art, viii, 300, 301.

Stubler the Quaker, iii, 228.

Study, plan of, 11, 21 ; and drifting,
III, 460; preaching and, sickly,
home the cure, iv, 423.

Style, II, 96; a test, viii, 489; notes
on, VIII, 491.

Styles, vn, 216.

Subject, indifferent, IX, 23.

Subjective, true and false, v, 347.

Subjectiveness, Bonaparte, X, 468.

Subjects, IV, 263.

Sublime, moral, 11, 405.

Sublime law. Nature's, v, 512.

Success, deprivation of, v, 570; is
adjustment, vii, 51S; a measure
of brain, viii, 505; of George
Stephenson, ix, 125; of Colum-
bus, IX, I2S; of the North, ix,
428; stimulus of, X, 175.

Successful Americans, vn, 204.

Suggestion for writing, x, 235.

Suicide, iii, 231.

Sumner, Charles, viii, 210; ix, 37s,
393. 452; at Phi Beta Kappa
meeting, vn, 228; attack upon,

IX, 46; and Brooks^ IX, 156;
tribute to, X, 291-9S; death of,

X, 429, 430.

Sumner outrage, the, ix, 47.
Sun, to find the, in, 239; and shade,

V, 443; equalizes places, vi, 449.
Sunday, iv, 477.
Sunday-School meetings, 11, 379.
Sunday Schools, origin of, 11, 4*3-
Sunset, III, 418; VIII, 419; 503;

from the hill, v, 46, 47; liquid, v,

SS8; buying a, vm, 13.
Sunsets, vi, 235.
Superficiality, profoundness of, vi,

27.



Superiority, a surprise, iv, 391; in
, persons, vii, 86.

Superiors and inferiors, vn, 527.

Superlative, v, 387; vi, 22; positive
sufficient, iv, 162, 163; love of,
vm, 74; true and false, vm, 324.

Superlatives, iii, 484; Italian, m,
120; avoid affection's, in, 383.

Supernatural, the, ix, 193.

Superstition of knowledge, iv, 388.

Superstitions, present, vn, 204; of
the age, vn, 317, 318.

Supreme Court, United States, ix,
186.

Surface, vn, 191 ; prevails, vi, 206.

Surface-life, vi, 165.

Surfaces, ix, 116.

Surprises, Nature's, iv, 123; life's
daily, vi, 324.

Surroundings, your own, in, 536.

Susceptibility, vi, 56.

Suum cuique, n, 471.

Sv^amp-flowers, the, vi, 393.

Swan, Margaret, high experience
of, vm, 306.

Swearing, v, 484; vi, 236; innocent,
VI, 357-

Swedenborg, iv, 482; v, 145; 477;
vn, SIS; vm, 22; x, 198; quoted,
IV, 6; position of, iv, 497; force
^f. V, 3So; an interpreter, dan-
gerous teacher, vi, 185; hopeless
Hebraism of, gates of thought
are found late, vi, 196; talk with
Sampson Reed on, vi, 219; fal-
lacy of "The Word," did not see
"the Flowing," vn, 116, 117;
and sin, vn, 123; and Very, vn,
136; result of, vn, 1S4; large

\ stlture, vm, 16; does not awaken

X sentiment of piety, vm, 72; ideas
of, received to-day, vm, 477;

^ good for his age, vm, 507; quo-
tations from, IX, 326, 480, 481 ;
I' Milton and, X, 191.

Swedenborgian, v, 142; 76.

Swedenborgian sermon, ni, 430.

Swedenborgianism, V, 80; E.'s, in,
266.

Swedenborgians, 11, 124; IV, 333;
enthusiasts, 11, 318.

Swiss landscapes and heroes, ix, 280.

Switzerland, a taste of, Vevay,
Lausanne, iii, 148-50.



INDEX



537



Sword, the, use of, ix, 362.

Sylvan, possession of land, viii,
379-

Symbolism, vi, 317; of life, rv, 245;
Nature's, vi, 77; meaning of
what I do, vni, 63.

Symbols, m, 338; cabinet of shells,
11, 478; help, instances,, m, 528;
their use, iv, 240; works as, vi,
191.

Symmetry, vi, 499.

Sympathies, strange, in Jardin des
Plantes, m, 162.

Sympathy, ix, 272; 355; with
others' gifts (abilities), "m, 384;
due, IV, 288 ; for mourner, iv, 345 ;
the might of, V, 19, 20; is missed,
V, 41; man thankful for, v, 137;
but partial, vi, 471.

"Symposium, The," iv, 250; 289;
V, 196; of E.'s friends: Alcott,
Hedge, etc., feminine genius of
Americans, art proper to the age,
rv, 85-89; at Alcott's, iv, 113,
114; meets, v, 168; Alcott de-
sires, vn, 248, 249.

Synesius, viii, 452.

Syracuse, its sights, iii, 38-48.

System, postpone your, iv, 294;
love of vitiating, v, 321.

System-grinders, iii, 523.

Systems, v, 326.

Table d'h6te, vii, 456.

Tabooed subjects, iv, 293.

Tacitus, on North Sea, viii, 369.

Tail, the, vii, 151.

Taine, quoted, ix, 529.

Talent, and character, iii, 374;
comforts of, vi, 210; genius and,
vin, 581.

Tales, sad, v, 258.

Taliessin, x, 147; 348.

"Talking shop," 11, 314-

Talking from memory, 11, 441.

Tallahassee, 11, 161.

Talleyrand, vn, 9, 24; Hamilton-
Burr anecdote, ix, 392.

Tamlane, in, 544.

Tantalus-life, m, 556.

Taormina, iii, 56.

Tardy spring, the, ix, 415.

Tariff, viii, 265.

Tasks, IV, 18; home, v, 2S7-



Tasso, m, 95, 127; M. M. E. read,
X, 202.

Taste, IV, 194; respect your, in,
337-

Tax, none on daybreak, rv, 64; re-
fusing the, vii, 221.

Taxes, sure, iv, 108.

Taylor, Edward (Father), in, 421;
VII, 75, 76; IX, 498; sermon of,

III, 431; at battle-ground, in,
543; his power and charm in-
stinctive, IV, 155-57; eloquence
and happiness Of, his similes,

IV, 191, 192; his power and
charm, v, 404; on insults, vi,
63; in Concord, vii, 70-74; elo-
quence of, vii, 90-91 ; quoted, ix,
19.

Taylor, Henry, Van Artvdde of, in,
453-

Taylor, Thomas, viii, 361; x, 185;
defines Christianity, vi, 470;
novel and solitary path of, vi,
509, 510; on Bacon, vn, 36.

Tea, poetry in chest of, v, 517.

Teacher, true attitude of a, 11, 380;
longing for, iii, loi.

Teachers, must study man, not
text, in, 225; the two sorts of, iv,
457. 458; from within and with-
out, v, 143-45 ; real tests, vn, 224.

Teachers' meeting, iv, 126; 394,

395-
Teamsters, vn, 184.
Tears, iv, 339.
Tecumseh, Colton's, vi, 167.
Tediousness, rustic, iv, 408.
Teeth, v, 56; nose and, v, 310.
Telegraph and human heart, vin,

459-

Telegraph operators, ix, 8.

Temperament, Emerson's own, cold,
II, 123; scale of, VI, 55.

Temperaments, of too much deter-
mination, IX, 222.

Temperance, n, 320; 468; v, 333;
VII, 246; rigorous for man of let-
ters, IV, 36; false, V, 258; sign of
intrinsic worth, V, 299, 300; in
love of beauty, vi, 4; elegant, vi,
69; makes genius, vin, 499.

Temple of Nature, i, 355.

Temple, Solomon's, in, 330.

Temptation, i, 265; 11, 415; v, 491.



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INDEX



Ten seditious commandments, viii,
236.

Tenacities, vii, 162.

Tendency and men, vi, 451.

Tending, vii, 194.

Tennyson, v, 6, 57; vi, 243, 286-88,
46s; VIII, 455, 526; new volume
of, IV, 411, 412; VI, 218; and De
Vere, vii, 404; will not go to
France, his habits, De Vere's
care of him, his brothers, anec-
dotes, VII, 446-48; Dr. Shep-
herd's finding him in Holland,

VII, 448, 449; his In Memoriam,

VIII, 163; verses from, vui, 450;
lines of, viii, 466; poems of, ix,
152 ; his Idylls of the King, ix, 207 ;
Saint GraU, x, 240-42.

Tests, V, 151; use our own, v, 355;
of writer and speaker, vii, 215;
suggested for colleges, vm, 582;
for men of letters, ix, 7.

Teutonic granite, vii, 554.

Texas, vii, 26; annexation of, vi,
494, 495; anti-annexation con-
vention, vn, 4.

Texts, quoting, v, 89.

Thackeray, William Makepeace,
VIII, 393, 416; his Vanity Pair,
VIII, 113; story of, viii, S77;
Dickens on, x, 7.

Thales, n, 336.

"Thank you," life in the expres-
sion, VI, 86.

Theanor and Amphitryon, a para-
ble, VI, 310.

TMatre Franf ais, ni, 168.

Theism, iv, 55, 403.

Theocracy, character brings, V, 368.

Theogonies, n, 334.

Theologic war, 11, 140.

Theology, objective, a discipline,
II, 509; pagan, of our churches,
IV, 30s; new, IX, 521.

Theorists and conservative, Vi, 136.

Theory, beware, v, 149.

There is in all the sons oj men, hymn,
n, 346.

Thermometer, Nature a differen-
tial, v, 456.

Thierry, his History of the Normans,
vm, 378, 379-

Things, preacher must preach, _v,
200; and men, V, 254; the divine



language, v, 376; man must con-
quer, VI, 12.

Thinkers, and livers, vi, 517; not
partisans, vm, 120.

Thinking class in war-time, ix,
366.

Thirty nations, our, vm, 232, 233.

Thomas k Kempis, iii, 528; F6ae-
lon, Scougal and, li, 387.

Thompson, George, iii, 548; Sam-
uel J. May and, visit of, in, 546.

Thoreau, Henry D., vi, 74; 371; vii,
241; VIII, 273; IX, 401; Edmund
Hosmer and, rv, 395; walk with,
his view of college, iv, 397; walk
with, IV, 432; IX, 47, 48; 91,
92; 96, 97; 99; 112, 113; iss, 156;
talk on property and on writing,
V, 128-30; lives now, v, 208;
Sympathy of, v, 241 ; on diet, v,
414; as helpful friend^ v, 505;
as poet and helper, v, 557; saying
of, on man, vi, 298; verses of, vi,

304. 30s; paradoxes of, vi, 440;
his Inspiration, vi, 494; vm, 64;
his secret of life, vi, 496; in
word and act, vi, 515; on philoso-
phies, VII, 99; on society, vii, 209,
210; in jail, vn, 219; on food and
art, VII, 321; left as guardian, vii,
336, 337; Newcomb on, vn, 386;
the wood-god, vn, 4§8; and Al-
cott, VII, 499; Channing and, on
Alcott, VII, 552; and Heaton, vii,
557; walk with, to Acton, vm,
40, 41; and Concord, vm, 62; on
thought, vni, 119; a talk with,
vm, 135-38; 260; gifts of, vm,
227, 228; meets his walking
thoughts, vm, 294; on lightning-
rods, vm, 300; E.'s debt to, vni,
303; and the preacher, vm,

305, 306; hope of, VIII, 339; aus-
terity of, VIII, 375; the stoic, vm,
397; standard of, vni, 415; and
little girl's question, viii, 425;
helpful counsel of, vni, 450; on
California gold-digging, vin, 467 ;
question of, vm, 567; on health
of intellect, vin, 569; and cooper-
ation, IX, 15; reporting his obser-
vations, IX, 34; as naturalist, ix,
45; August walk with, ix, 59, 60;
and Nature, ix, 144; patience, rx.



INDEX



539



1S3> IS4; on John Brown, ix, 247,
248; when dying, ix, 413; death,
IX, 417, 418; his bequest of books,

IX, 419, 420; choice of, ix, 425;
quotations, ix, 427; 441; 547;

X, 20; 470; selections from his
Journal, ix, 430-32; and blue-
bird, IX, 498; and meeting-house
bell, IX, 507; Journal of, ix, 522;
letter of, x, 14; criticism of, x,
3II.

Thoreau, John, Jr., kindness of, ix,
360.

Thoreaus, voyage of the, v, 251.

Thorwaldsen, ill, 79; v, 14.

Thought, your, God's gift, 11, 282;
the stirring of, 11, 494; like travel-
ler, HI, S32; the common, v, 25;
hunger for, its joy, v, 147, 148;
visible, eternal, universal, v,
177-79; not absorbed, vii, 78;
glittering and turning to dead
scale, vin, 278; for sale, viii, 365;
an invisible horse, vin, 522;
Nature helps us to eicpress, viii,
536; the thin stream of, vni, 542;
identical, oceanic, viii, 563; ut-
tered in virile manner, ix, 197,
igS; ductile, expansive, x, 165;
enriched by vivid, x, 213; expels
memory, x, 361; like new bird
may not come again, x, 365; its
rank stamped on it, x, 465; auto-
matic action of, x, 469. See also
Acceleration, Action, America,
American, Annals, Beauty, Best,
Bonaparte, Books, Christ, Cur-
rent, Districts, Electricity, Ever-
ett, E., First, Fuller, Margaret,
Gates, Genealogy, God, Hafiz,
Handles, High, History, Hospi-
tality, Inspiration, Joy, Lan-
guage, Life, Luther, Music, Na-
ture,New,Oriental, Persons,Poet,
Poetry, Provocation, Speech,
Spontaneous, Swedenborg, Tho-
reau, Tides, Trade, _ Twilight,
Woodman, Work, Writing.

Thoughtfulness of great men, iii,

333-

Thought-givers, iv, 307.

Thoughts, that set one aglow, 11,
405; waiting for, iii, 443; inexor-
able, IV, 123; few in an age, iv,



389; uncovering, vi, 123; few be-
cause elastic, viii, S7S; dealing
with, IX, 109.

Thrasimenus, Lake, iii, 103.

Three Dimensions, The, vi, 419.

Thrones, ix, 92.

Tiberius, 11, 8.

Ticknor, George, lecture, i, 65.

Tide of life, ebb, v, 276.

Tides, IV, 225; viii, 254; of thought,
1,284, 28s; II, 136; of the soul, III,
304.

Tiedemann, ix, 521.

TimcBus, the, vi, 213; VII, 74.

Time, iv, 122; x, 288; infancy has
fled, I, 208; terrible flight of, i,
234-37; optical, IV, 476; and
space illusions, v, 123, 124; and
fate fix relations, v, 429; infinite,
v, 481; if world would wait, v,
518; inversely as spirit, vi, 117;
breast-pocket of, vi, 305; hurtful,
IX, 32; space and, ix, 100.

Timeliness, viii, 208.

Times, express life of your own, iv,
38; stories illustrating, vi, 78;
brain arid solar system, viii, 90-
92; Parliament on, viii, 93.

Times, The, course on, vi, 131.

The Times (London), vii, 380; influ-
ence of, vii, 360; writers of, vii,
415.

Timing, vii, 118.

Tischbein, iv, 206.

Tissenet and Indians, viii, 279.

Titmouse, the, ix, 405.

Tivoli and Villa d' Este, expedition
to. III, 97, 98.

Tobacco, X, 154. ••

To-day, vi, 477; its shining remem-
brance, V, S14; all important, vi,
211; impenetrable folds of, viii,
4S3-

To-day, poem, i, 368.

Toilers, respect the, vii, 519.

Token from mountain or tree, vill,
247.

Tokens, v, 72.

Tombs, IV, 322, 323.

Tone, IV, 364; v, no; 314; shows
advance, v, 141; signifies, vi, 88;
poet must strike true, vii, 207,
208; low, VIII, 169; in poetry, x,
277.



540



INDEX



Tonga Islanders, the, Lico6 song of,

1, 159-
Tool-room in the barn, the, IV, 283.
Tools, VI, 42s; lesson of, vn, 306; of

the age, viii, 244.
Topics, favorite, viii, 488; for lec-
tures, X, 329, 330.
Torchlight processions, vii, 458.
Torpedo, man a, to man, vm, 290.
Torpor, intellectual, iii, 485.
Torrey, funeral of, vii, 183; burial

of, VII, 192.
Toussenel, his Passional Zoology,

VIII, 403.
Town, unit of Republic, vm, 420.
Town and Country Club, vm, 103,

104.
Town crier, x, 203.
Town-meeting, ix, 566.
Towns, use of, x, 53, 54.
Toys, children's, v, 163.
Tracy, Albert H., of Buffalo, vm,

172, 173; X, 121; talk with, K,

64H37.
Trade, i, 259-64; IV, 311; vi, 503;

triumphs of, vi, 481 ; thought fol-
lows, VII, 8, 9.
Traders and thinkers, vn, 557.
Tradition, loss of the Christian, 11,

8s; beware, iii, 420; in teaching

omit, IV, 119.
Traditions of ancestors, iv, 230.
Tragic characters, ix, 50.
Trances for hire, vm, 298.
Transcendental Movement, the, vi,

98; VI, 521.
Transcendentalism, defined, iv, 114.
Transcendentalist, and Franklin,

VII, 268.
Transcendentalists (Rev. T. T.

Stone), VI, 52.
Transfer, genius making, vii, 519.
Transfiguration, the, iii, 78.
Transformation, rule of, v, 484.
Transit, thinker must furnish, vm,

529, 530.
Transition, charm and power of,

VIII, 501; and immortality, x,
457; ascending effort, x, 462.

Translation, vii, 89.

Translations, vm, 35; of the clas-
sics, vm, 289.

Transmigration, vi, 419; vii, 93, 94;
120, 121; tropes and, vi, 40.



Transparency, theory of, vii, 546.

Transubstantiation, ix, 546.

Travel, vi, 382; vii, 141; over-
estimated, II, 453, 454; Boswel-
lism of, III, 340; your native spot,
IV, 296; real, vi, 11; without a
call, VI, 265; humiliates, vi, 329;
help of, VII, 69.

"Traveller, The," v, 140.

Travelling, v, 106.

Treasure everywhere for scholar,

III, 247.

Trebellius on the Gauls, vm, 582.
Tree, nourishment of, iv, 308; and

man, v,' 561.
Trees, v, 9; the gift of, iv, 225; my,

IV, 228; teach the planter, v,
567, 568; and cultivation, vm, 23.

Tremont House, landlord of, iv,
399-

Trent Affair, ix, 387.

Trial by war, ix, 459.

Tribal bias, vm, 564.

Tribulations, ix, 230.

Tribunal, posterity and ultimate,
VIII, 94.

Trick in conversation, vi, 257.

Trifles, eat the hours, in, 562; age
of, rv, 479, 480; manners in, viii,
299.

Trismegisti, iv, 498; v, 112.

Triumphs and eras, x, 103.

Troilus and Cressida, vm; 367.

Tropes, vi, 18; vn, 177; and trans-
migration, VI, 40.

True men, m, 477.

True Thomas, verse, vn, 251.

Truro, Channing on, vm, 252.

Trust, ideal doctrine of, gratitude,
II- 375; joyful, 111,454-

Truth, simple, n, 311; every one's
concern, n, 324; to self, 11, 379;
abysmal our ignorance, 11, 481;
immortal, n, 501; seek, n, 513-
15; many-sided, n, 523; demands
your defence, ill, 269; ideal, in,
349; Luther's creed will need lit-
tle adjustment. III, 382; sacrific-
ing, III, 412; or appearance, iii,
488; speaking, iv, 4; people hun-
gry for, IV, 391; all nature helps
him who speaks, rv, 484; the star-
lit deserts of, iv, 493; rich if we
could speak, v, 455; against what



INDEX



541



is called God, vi, 161; serve, vii,
141 ; and not citing authority, x,
193; and phenomenon, x, 468.
See also Advance, Beauty, Child,
Christianity, Conversion, Dodg-
ing, Friendship, Gentleman,
Poetry, Pseudo-sciences, Real,
Rhyme.

Tucker, Ellen. See Ellen Tucker
Emerson.

Tucker, Elizabeth, letter to, advis-
ing reading, 11, 458-62.

Tucker, Margaret, death of, 11, 530,
531; notice of, 11, 538, S39-

Tucker, Mrs. (Ellen's mother),
death of, iii, 110.

Tuckerman, F. G., Rholruda, ix,
318.

Tulips and corn, vui, 213.

Turbine, ix, 145.

Turk, the, x, 154.

Turn, your, v, 60, 61.

Turner, studio of, with Owen to,
VII, 480-82.

Turner, J. M. W., pictures of, VII,
479; VIII, 164.

Turner, Sharon, systematizing of,
m, 567.

Turnpikes, I, 269.

Turns, iv, 362, 363; v, 79.

Tuscany, iii, 103.

Twilight, thought's, v, 484.

Tycho Brahe, iv, 221, 222.

Tyler, G. W., his prowess, vi, 68,
69.

Tyrants, disgmsed, viii, 243.

Uffizzi, the, the Marble Lady, in,

108.
Umbrian towns, m, 103, 104.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, viii, 346.
Unconscious writing, v, 342.
Underlings, our public men, vi, 446.
Understanding, IX, 206; of friends,

11,482; and reason, iv, 74; v, 13;

the apostle of, iv, 379; reason

above, v, 310, 311.
Uneasiness in society, iv, 65.
Union, imperfect, with friends, iv,

238; and independence, vi, 297,

298; in individualism, vi, 316;

moral and intellectual, viii, 260;

of ideas, ix, 249.
Union, the, x, 82-84; and Constitu-



tion, V, 328; made odious, viii,
187; infirm, ix, 148.

Unitarian, when transformed Cal-
vinist, IX, 408.

Unitarian preacher, and orthodox
hearer, iii, 426.

Unitarian weakness, V, 243.

Unitarianism, Calvinism and, 11,
424; weak, Calvinism's strength
and. III, 199, 200.

United States, Napoleon quoted
on, X, 62.

United States Commissioner, viii,
235-

Units and laws, in, 291; iv, 436; vi,
25 ; X, 236; the mind seeks, iv,
115-17; and variety, ix, 168.

Universal beauty, ni, 372.

Universal forces, ix, 490.

Universal language, in, 495.

Universal laws, iv, 107.

Universal mind, 11, 217; vn, 436.

Universalists, be, V, 499.

Universe, God's orderly, n, 437;
miracle of the, 11, 487; the hos-
pitable, III, 6; from an idea, vn,
172; tilled with light, x, 463.

Universe, The, a quotation-book, i,
86-91.

Universities, help of, vn, 536; re-
trospective, viii, 412; accomplish
something, viii, 580.

University, vn, 470; scholar se-
cured, X, 134.

University reform, X, 197.

University system, vii, 362.

Unmagpetic man, the, vn, 247.

Unmaskers, society hates, vi, 103.

Unsaid, the, iv, 495.

Upanishad, quoted, ix, 56; 303.

Upham, Charles W., iv, 5; Barn-
well and, oratory of, i, 68.

Uprising, causes of, vn, 462.

Uproar, or Genius? vn, 31.

Urn, the, and the fountain, para-
ble, IV, 58, 59.

Usage hardens, VI, 31, 32.

Usefulness honorable, v, 264.

Utilitarianism, 11, 455.

Vain world, 1, 134.
Valetta, St. John's at, m, 31.
Valuations of cities, vin, 166.
Value, intrinsic, ix, 116.



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INDEX



Van Buren, letter to, IV, 430.

Vqn Burenism, v, 76.

Van Helmont, viii, 76; 121.

Vanity, V, 172.

Van Mons, nurseries of, Vli, 290,

Variety, v, 567.

Varnhagen, ix, 459; quoted, ix, 398;
495; SOS; 450; X, 31S, 316; 44S-

Varuna, vni, 549.

Vasari, anecdotes of, vni, 211;
Grimm quoted on, ix, 307.

Vase, Etruscan, iv, 491.

Vast, the, v, 48.

Vatican galleries, the, ni, 77.

Vatican splendors, the. III, 91-94.

Vauvenargues, x, 98.

Veda, quoted, x, 1S9.

Vedanta, vil, no.

Vegetation, the, in man, vii, 135.

Veneration, iv, 49s ; incarnated, iv,
446.

Venetian pictures, churches, iii,
132, 133.

Venice, iii, 130-37.

Veracity, vi, 386.

Vermont, x, 253; visit to, n, 384.

Verona, iii, 139.

Versatility, 11, 133.

Verse: At the Old Manse, The
Storm, added verse to poem
Fame, 11, 208-10; to Ocean, x, 79.

Verses, i, 291; 321; 73; iii, 10, 11;
64; A Romance, i, 117; Solitary
Farleies, i, ig6; Shakspeare, i,
297; Thought, I, 305'; Forefathers'
Day, II, 33, 34; Leaving the old life,
II, 38-40; Fate, II,' 80; Lining-
prayer, II, 97 ; Life or Death; Song,
II, 131, 132; St. Augustine, n,
149-51 ; in exile, 11, 179; Farewell
to St. Augustine, 11, 181; o» spon-
taneous utterance, 11, 196; auto-
biographic, II, 197-201 ; on the in-
dependent life, II, 264; on coun-
try life, II, 367 ; The days pass over
me, II, 388; On Death, 11, 394;
The Mines of Truth, 11, 417; Self-
Reliance, 11, 518; on the travelling
American, iii, 206; God's mes-
sage, III, 212; Compensation, m,
376; The South Wind, vi, 321;
The Poet, vi, 187, 188; Eternity,
Time, the Poet, viii, 66-68;



trial. Song of Nature, and Wal-
deinsamkeit, ix, 130-32; E.'s
trial, IX, 314; for May-Day, ix,
SOS, S06; for Spiritual Laws, vn,
217.
Very, Jones, IV, 423; v, no, in;
141; 221; VI, si; 290; vii, 120;
visit of, V, 98; his attitude of pro-
test, spiritual state, manners, v,

■ 104-06; walk in autumn woods
with, V, 381, 3S2; admissions and

■ objections of, vi, 131, 132; quot-
ed, x, 1-8.

Vesicle, the, viii, 244.

Vestiges of Creation, vi, 51, 52.

Vevay, in, 150.

Vice, V, 71.

Vicenza, in, 137.

Victims, Alcott's, vi, 284.

Vigor, VI, S3o; viii, 422; wild, 11,
441.

Vikings, code of, x, 138.

Villa d' Este, expedition to Tivoli
and, III, 97, 98.

Village, explains world, vi, no; all
characters in your, viii, 488.

Village manners of politicians, IV,
112.

Villagers, the reverend, iv, 444.

Vine, the, vni, 34.

Violets, boy and, vi, 157.

Virgil, tomb of, in, 67.

Virgin, the, vni, 467.

Virginia, ix, 248.

Virility, vni, 340.

Virtue, and genius, 11, 165; enter-
prising, II, 311; temperamental,
ii> 313; purges the eye, iii, 211;
elegance of, iii, 427; sure of its
due. III, 520; adherence to nature
of things, IV, 97; genuine, prevail-
ing, IV, 183; obscure, ix, 237.

Virtues, the circle of the, i, no;
severe and restrictive, m, 321.

Vishnu Purana, vn, 124; 127; 258.

Vishnu, three steps of, viii, S49.

Vision, a, i, 119, 120; of retribution,
v, 485; when it comes, v, sn.

Visions, perception of, vi, 113.

Visit, short, v, 445.

Visit, The, poem, vi, 442, 443.

Visitor, IV, 474.

Visitors, ix, 108; serious, v, 193;
tedious, VI, 280; exacting, vi, 392.



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Visits to sick and dying, ii, 438.

Vitality, v, S3S. S36.

Vivian Grey, Disraeli's, iv, 216; vi,
228.

Vocabularies, v, 99.

Vocabulary treadierous, v, 13s.

Vocation must express itself, iv,
418.

Voice in choir, v, 167.

Voices, effect of, ix, 406.

Voltaire, Ferney and, m, 152;
quoted, ix, 507.

Volunteer army, ix, 446.

Von Hammer, ix, 539.

Votes, thoughtless, iii, 351.

Voters, IX, 454.

Voyage, southward, 11, 133; to
England, Thoreau left as guar-
dian, VII, 336, 337; homeward,
vii, 493-

Vulgarity, excuse of, iv, 489.

Waiting, 11, 427; m, 273; 403; iv,
498; V, 469; VI, 397.

Walden Pond, ix, 415; frozen, iv,
166; afternoon by, iv, 265, 266;
visitors of, vi, 66.

Walk, to the Connecticut, i, 268-
84; to Fairhaven Hill, v, 266; in
autumn woods with Jones Very,
V, 381, 382.

Walking, ix, 33, 34.

Walking-journey, i, 144.

Walks, twilight and morning. III,
120, 121; with Channing, vii,
506, 510, S3I. S36; viii, 65, 294,
297, 352, 485; IX, no; with Tho-
reau, IX, 43, 59, 91, 112, 155.

Wall, William, sayings of, vni, 453.

Walpole, Horace, v, 281.

Waltham, preaching at, iii, 302;
hearers of preaching, iv, 115.

Wanderings, first, ni, 76.

Want and have, iv, 99.

Wants, three, vi, 112.

War, n, 529; letter to Henry Ware



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