Kate Field; A Record by Lilian WhitingKate Field; A Record by Lilian Whiting

Kate Field; A Record

byLilian Whiting

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV O young Mariner, Down to the haven. Call your companions, Launch your vessel, And crowd your canvas, And, ere it vanishes Over the margin, After it, follow it, Follow the Gleam I Tennyson. Lecturing And Writing. Intense Energy Of Purpose. John Brown's Grave. Ristori, Fechter, And The Drama. Planchette's Diary. Death Of Eliza Riddle Field. /"N returning to America Mrs. and Miss Field V-/ passed some years in Boston, New York, and Newport without any very settled conditions of life. The summer of 1863 they spent largely at Sharon Springs, and in La Rue Cottage where they were boarding, there was a very interesting and accomplished Catholic priest, Father Fiarotti, between whom and Kate sprang up a warm friendship. The political state of the country interested Kate deeply. The policy of Governor Seymour of New York was then attracting attention and denunciation from the supporters of Lincoln; and in a private letter Kate says:--"A fine state of mob in New York. How my blood has boiled the last two days! Thank God! Boston has behaved better. Our Governor has not addressed murderers and house-breakers as 'friends.' 'The fact is,' said a New York gentleman yesterday, 'our city is controlled by venal politicians; in Boston there is a government.' Abraham Lincoln can not have sunk so low as to be frightened out of drafting by Seymour and 'the left wing of Lee's army,' as the mob is called. The rioters only help on the good cause of union and liberty." During that summer Mr. Vedder and Charles Caryll Coleman made sojourns at the Springs, and the pleasant comradeship of Italy was renewed. Mrs. Field and her daughter changed their location frequently within the succeeding decade. Kate was thinking and writing and planning, and living her...
Title:Kate Field; A RecordFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217228704

ISBN - 13:9780217228701