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tribute to Great First Cause, 267;
perplexity about, 410;
ever-blessed One, 411;
mirrored, 412.
(See _Christianity, Religion_, etc.)

Goethe:
called _Mr_., 31;
dead, 63;
Clarke's essay, 79;
generalizations, 148;
influence, 150;
on Spinoza, 174, 175;
rank as a poet, 202, 320;
lovers, 226;
rare union, 324;
his books read, 380, 381;
times quoted, 382.
(See _German_, etc.)

Goldsmith, Oliver, his Vicar of Wakefield, 9, 10, 15.

Good, the study of, 301.

Goodwin, H.B., Concord minister, 56.

Gould, Master of Latin School, 39.

Gould, Thomas R., sculptor, 68.

Gourdin, John Gaillard Keith and Robert, in college, 47.

Government, abolition of, 141.

Grandmother's Review, 30.

Gray, Thomas, Elegy often quoted, 316, 317, 416.

Greece:
poetic teaching, 121;
allusion, 108.

Greek:
Emerson's love for, 43, 44;
in Harvard, 49;
poets, 253;
moralist, 299;
Bryant's translation, 378;
philosophers, 391.
(See _Homer_, etc.)

Greenough, Horatio, meeting Emerson, 63.

Grimm, Hermann, 226.

Guelfs and Ghibellines, illustration, 47.

Hafiz, times mentioned, 382.
(See _Persia_.)

Hague, William, essay, 413.

Haller, Albert von, rare union, 324.

Harvard, Mass., William Emerson's settlement, 10, 11.

Harvard University:
the Bulkeley gift, 6;
William Emerson's graduation, 10;
list of graduates, 12;
Emerson's brothers, 19, 21;
Register, 21, 24, 385, 401;
Hillard, 24, 25;
Kirkland's presidency, 26, 27;
Gardner, 39-41;
Emerson's connection, 44-49;
the Boylston prizes, 46;
Southern students, 47;
graduates at Andover, 48;
Divinity School, 51, 53;
a New England centre, 52;
Bowen's professorship, 103;
Phi Beta Kappa oration, 107, 115, 133, 188, 244;
Divinity School address, 116-132;
degree conferred, 246;
lectures, 249;
library, 257;
last Divinity address, 294;
Commemoration, 307;
singing class, 361;
graduates, 411.
(See _Cambridge_.)

Haskins, David Green, at Emerson's funeral, 356.

Haskins, Ruth (Emerson's mother), 10, 13, 14.
Haughty, a characteristic expression, 405.

Hawthorne, Nathaniel:
his Mosses, 70;
"dream-peopled solitude," 86;
at the club, 223;
view of English life, 335;
grave, 356;
biography, 368.

Hazlitt, William:
British Poets, 21.

Health, inspiration, 289.

Hebrew Language, study, 48. (See _Bible_.)

Hedge, Frederic Henry:
at a party, 149;
quoted, 383.

Henry VII., tombs, 415.

Herbert, George:
Poem on Man, 102;
parallel, 170;
poetry, 281;
a line quoted, 345.

Herder, Johann Gottfried, allusion, 16.

Heredity:
Emerson's belief, 1, 2;
in Emerson family, 4, 19;
Whipple on, 389;
Jonson, 393.

Herrick, Robert, poetry, 281.

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth. (See _Emerson's Books_,--Nature.)

Hilali, The Flute, 399.

Hillard, George Stillman:
in college, 24, 25;
his literary place, 33;
aid, 276.

Hindoo Scriptures, 199, 200. (See _Bible, India_, etc.)

History, how it should be written, 168.

Hoar, Ebenezer Rockwood:
reference to, 223;
on the Burns speech, 225;
kindness, 273, 274, 276-279;
at Emerson's death-bed, 349;
funeral address, 351-353.

Hoar, Samuel:
statesman, 72;
tribute, 213, 214.

Holland, description of the Dutch, 217.

Holley, Horace, prayer, 267.

Holmes, John, a pupil of Emerson, 50.

Holmes, Oliver Wendell:
memories of Dr. Ripley, 15;
of C.C. Emerson, 20, 21;
familiarity with Cambridge and its college, 45;
erroneous quotation from, 251, 252;
jest erroneously attributed to, 400, 401.

Holy Ghost, "a new born bard of the," 123. (See _Christ, God,
Religion_, etc.)

Homer:
poetic rank, 202, 320;
plagiarism, 205;
Iliad, 253;
allusion, 315;
tin pans, 325;
times quoted, 382. (See _Greek_, etc.)

Homer, Jonathan, minister of Newton, 15.

Hooper, Mrs. Ellen, The Dial, 159, 160.

Hope:
lacking in America, 143;
in every essay, 284.

Horace:
allusion, 22;
Ars Poetica, 316.

Horses, Flora Temple's time, 388.

Howard University, speech, 263.

Howe, Samuel Gridley, the philanthropist, 223.

Hunt, Leigh, meeting Emerson, 195.

Hunt, William, the painter, 223.

Idealism, 98-100, 146, 150.

Idealists:
Ark full, 191;
Platonic sense, 391.

Imagination:
the faculty, 141;
defined, 237, 238;
essay, 283;
coloring life, 324.

Imbecility, 231.

Immortality, 262. (See _God, Religion_, etc.)

Incompleteness, in poetry, 339.

India:
poetic models, 338;
idea of preexistence, 391;
Brahmanism, 397. (See _Emerson's Poems_,--Brahma.)

Indians:
in history of Concord, 71;
Algonquins, 72.

Inebriation, subject in Monthly Anthology, 30.

Insects, defended, 190.

Inspiration:
of Nature, 22, 96, 141;
urged, 146.

Instinct, from God or Devil, 393.

Intellect, confidence in, 134.

Intuition, 394.

Ipswich, Mass., 3, 4, 8.

Ireland, Alexander:
glimpses of Emerson, 44, 64, 65:
reception, 193,194;
on Carlyle, 196;
letter from Miss Peabody, 317;
quoting Whitman, 344;
quoted, 350.

Irving, Washington, 33.

Italy:
Emerson's first visit, 62, 63;
Naples, 113.

Jackson, Charles, garden, 38.

Jackson, Dr. Charles Thomas, anaesthesia, 403.

Jackson, Miss Lydia, reading Carlyle, 81. (See _Mrs. Emerson_.)

Jahn, Johann, studied at Andover, 48.

Jameson, Anna, new book, 131.

Jesus:
times mentioned, 382;
a divine manifestation, 411;
followers, 417;
and Emerson, 419. (See _Bible, Christ, Church, Religion_, etc.)
Joachim, the violinist, 225, 226.

Johnson, Samuel, literary style, 29.

Jonson, Ben:
poetic rank, 281;
a phrase, 300;
_traduction_, 393.
(See _Heredity_, etc.)

Journals, as a method of work, 384.

Jupiter Scapin, 207.

Jury Trial, and dinners, 216.

Justice, the Arch Abolitionist, 306.

Juvenal:
allusion, 22;
precept from heaven, 252.

Kalamazoo, Mich., allusion, 388.

Kamschatka, allusion, 167.

Keats, John:
quoted, 92;
Ode to a Nightingale, 316;
_faint, swoon_, 405.

King, the, illustration, 74.

Kirkland, John Thornton:
Harvard presidency, 26, 52;
memories, 27.

Koran, allusion, 198.
(See _Bible, God, Religion_, etc.)

Labor:
reform, 141;
dignity, 142.

Lacenaire, evil instinct, 392.

Laertius, Diogenes, 390, 391.

La Harpe, Jean Francois, on Plutarch, 301.

Lamarck, theories, 166.

Lamb, Charles, Carlyle's criticism, 196.

Landor, Walter Savage, meeting Emerson, 63.

Landscape, never painted, 339, 240.
(See _Pictures, etc_.)

Language:
its symbolism, 95-97;
an original, 394.

Latin:
Peter Bulkeley's scholarship, 7;
translation, 24, 25;
Emerson's Translations, 43, 44.

Laud, Archbishop, 6.

Law, William, mysticism, 396.

Lawrence, Mass., allusion, 44.

Lecturing, given up, 295.
(See _Emerson's Essays, Lectures_, etc.)

Leibnitz, 386.

Leroux, Pierre, preexistance, 391.

Letters, inspiration, 289.

Lincoln, Abraham, character, 307.
(See _Emerson's Essays_.)

Linnaeus, illustration, 323, 324.

Litanies, in Emerson, 314.
(See _Episcopacy_.)

Literature:
aptitude for, 2, 3;
activity in 1820, 147.

Little Classics, edition, 347.

Liverpool, Eng., a visit, 193, 194.
(See _England, Europe, Scotland_, etc.)

Locke, John, allusion, 16, 111.

London, England.:
Tower Stairs, 63;
readers, 194;
sights, 221;
travellers, 308;
wrath, 385.
(See _England_, etc.)

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth:
allusions, 31, 33;
Saturday Club, 222, 223;
burial, 346.

Lord, Nathan, President of Dartmouth College, 132.

Lord's Supper, Emerson's doubts, 57-61.

Lothrop & Co., publishers, 83.

Louisville, Ky., Dr. Clarke's residence, 78-80.

Lounsbury, Professor, Chaucer letter, 205.

Love:
in America, 143;
the Arch Abolitionist, 306.
(See _Emerson's Poems_.)

Lowell, Charles:
minister of the West Church, 11, 12, 52;
on Kirkland, 27.

Lowell, F.C., generosity, 276.

Lowell, James Russell:
an allusion, 33;
on The American Scholar, 107;
editorship, 221;
club, 223;
on the Burns speech, 225;
on Emerson's bearing, 360, 361;
Hawthorne biography, 368;
on lectures, 379.

Lowell, Mass., factories, 44.

Luther, Martin:
lecture, 73;
his conservatism, 298;
times mentioned, 382.

Lyceum, the:
a pulpit, 88;
New England, 192;
a sacrifice, 378.
(See _Lecturing, Emerson's Lectures_, etc.)

Lycurgus, 306. (See _Greece_.)

Mackintosh, Sir James, an allusion, 16.

Macmillan's Magazine, 414.

Malden, Mass.:
Joseph Emerson's ministry, 8;
diary, 17.

Man:
a fable about, 109, 110;
faith in, 122;
apostrophe, 140.

Manchester, Eng.:
visit, 194, 195;
banquet, 220.
(See _England_, etc.)

Marlowe, Christopher, expressions, 404.

Marvell, Andrew:
reading by C.C. Emerson, 21;
on the Dutch, 217;
verse, 338.

Mary, Queen, her martyrs, 418.

Massachusetts Historical Society:
tribute to C.C. Emerson, 21;
quality of its literature, 84;
on Carlyle, 294.

Massachusetts Quarterly Review, 193, 302, 307, 411.
Materialism, 146, 391.
(See _Religion_.)

Mather, Cotton:
his Magnalia, 5-7;
on Concord discord, 57;
on New England Melancholy, 216;
a borrower, 381.

Mathew, Father, disciples, 368.

Mayhew, Jonathan, Boston minister, 51.

Melioration, a characteristic expression, 405.

Mendon, Mass., Joseph Emerson's ministry, 4.

Mephistopheles, Goethe's creation, 208.

Merrimac River, 71.

Metaphysics, indifference to, 249.

Methodism, in Boston, 56.
(See _Father Taylor_.)

Michael Angelo:
allusions, 73, 75;
on external beauty, 99;
course, 260;
filled with God, 284;
on immortality, 290;
times mentioned, 382.

Middlesex Agricultural Association, 235.
(See _Agriculture, Emerson's Essays._)

Middlesex Association, Emerson admitted, 53.

Miller's Retrospect, 34.

Milton, John:
influence in New England, 16;
quotation, 24;
essay, 73, 75;
compared with Emerson, 76, 77;
Lycidas, 178;
supposed speech, 220;
diet, 270, 271;
poetic rank, 281;
Arnold's citation, Logic, Rhetoric, 315;
popularity, 316;
quoted, 324;
tin pans, 325;
inventor of harmonies, 328;
Lycidas, 333;
Comus, 338;
times mentioned, 382;
precursor, quotation, 415.

Miracles:
false impression, 121, 122;
and idealism, 146;
theories, 191;
St. Januarius, 217;
objections, 244.
(See _Bible, Christ, Religion_, etc.)

Modena, Italy, Emerson's visit, 63.

Monadnoc, Mount, 70.

Montaigne:
want of religion, 300;
great authority, 380;
times quoted, 382.

Montesquieu, on immortality, 291.

Monthly Anthology:
Wm. Emerson's connection, 13, 26;
precursor of North American Review, 28, 29;
character, 30, 31;
Quincy's tribute, 31;
Society formed, 32;
career, 33;
compared with The Dial, 160.

Moody Family, of York, Me., 8,10.

Morals, in Plutarch, 301.

Morison, John Hopkins, on Emerson's preaching, 67.

Mormons, 264, 268.

Mother-wit, a favorite expression, 404, 405.

Motley, John Lothrop, 33, 223.

Mount Auburn, strolls, 40.

Movement, party of the, 147.

Munroe & Co., publishers, 81.

Music:
church, 306;
inaptitude for, 361;
great composers, 401.

Musketaquid River, 22, 70, 71.

Mysticism:
unintelligible, 390;
Emerson's, 396.

Napoleon:
allusion, 197;
times mentioned, 382.

Napoleon III., 225.

Nation, The, Emerson's interest in, 348.

Native Bias, 288.

Nature:
in undress, 72;
solicitations, 110;
not truly studied, 135;
great men, 199;
tortured, 402.
(See _Emerson's Books, Emerson's Essays_, etc.)

Negations, to be shunned, 285.

New Bedford, Mass., Emerson's preaching, 52, 67.

Newbury, Mass., Edward Emerson's deaconship, 8.

New England:
families, 2, 3, 5;
Peter Bulkeley's coming, 6;
clerical virtues, 9;
Church, 14;
literary sky, 33;
domestic service, 34, 35;
two centres, 52;
an ideal town, 70, 71;
the Delphi, 72;
Carlyle invited, 83;
anniversaries, 84;
town records, 85;
Genesis, 102;
effect of Nature, 106;
boys and girls, 163;
Massachusetts, Connecticut River, 172;
lyceums, 192;
melancholy, 216;
New Englanders and Old, 220;
meaning of a word, 296, 297;
eyes, 325;
life, 325, 335;
birthright, 364;
a thorough New Englander, 406;
Puritan, 409;
theologians, 410;
Jesus wandering in, 419.
(See _America, England_, etc.)

Newspapers:
defaming the noble, 145;
in Shakespeare's day, 204.

Newton, Mass.:
its minister, 15;
Episcopal Church, 68.
(See _Rice_.)

Newton, Sir Isaac, times quoted, 382.

Newton, Stuart, sketches, 130.

New World, gospel, 371. (See _America_.)

New York:
Brevoort House, 246;
Genealogical Society, 413.

Niagara, visit, 263.

Nidiver, George, ballad, 259.

Nightingale, Florence, 220.

Nithsdale, Eng., mountains, 78.

Non-Resistance, 141.

North American Review:
its predecessor, 28, 29, 33;
the writers, 34;
Emerson's contributions, 73;
Ethics, 294, 295;
Bryant's article, 328.

Northampton, Mass., Emerson's preaching, 53.

Norton, Andrews:
literary rank, 34;
professorship, 52.

Norton, Charles Eliot:
editor of Correspondence, 82;
on Emerson's genius, 373.

Old Manse, The:
allusion, 70;
fire, 271-279.
(See _Concord_.)

Oliver, Daniel, in Dartmouth College, 132.

Optimism:
in philosophy, 136;
"innocent luxuriance," 211;
wanted by the young, 373.

Oriental:
genius, 120;
spirit in Emerson, 179.

Orpheus, allusion, 319.

Paine, R.T., JR., quoted, 31.

Palfrey, John Gorham:
literary rank, 34;
professorship, 52.

Pan, the deity, 140.

Pantheism:
in Wordsworth and Nature, 103;
dreaded, 141;
Emerson's, 410, 411.

Paris, Trance:
as a residence, 78;
allusion, 167;
salons, 184;
visit, 196, 308.

Parker, Theodore:
a right arm of freedom, 127;
at a party, 149;
The Dial, 159, 160;
editorship, 193;
death, 228;
essence of Christianity, 306;
biography, 368;
on Emerson's position, 411.

Parkhurst, John, studied at Andover, 48.

Parr, Samuel, allusion, 28.

Past, party of the, 147.

Peabody, Andrew Preston, literary rank, 34.

Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer:
her Aesthetic Papers, 88;
letter to Mr. Ireland, 317.

Peirce, Benjamin, mathematician, 223.

Pelagianisin, 51.
(See _Religion_.)

Pepys, Samuel, allusion, 12.

Pericles, 184, 253.

Persia, poetic models, 338.
(See _Emerson's Poems, Saadi_).

Pessimism, 286.
(See _Optimism_).

Philadelphia, Pa., society, 184.

Philanthropy, activity in 1820, 147.

Philolaus, 199.

Pie, fondness for, 269.

Pierce, John:
the minister of Brookline, 11;
"our clerical Pepys," 12.

Pindar, odes, 253.
(See _Greek, Homer_, etc.)

Plagiarism, 205, 206, 287, 288, 384.
(See _Quotations, Mather_, etc.)

Plato:
influence on Mary Emerson, 16, 17;
over Emerson, 22, 52, 173, 188, 299, 301;
youthful essay, 74;
Alcott's study, 150;
reading, 197;
borrowed thought, 205, 206;
Platonic idea, 222;
a Platonist, 267;
saints of Platonism, 298;
academy inscription, 365;
great authority, 380;
times quoted, 382;
Symposium and Phaedrus quoted, 387;
_tableity_, preexistence, 391;
Diogenes dialogue, 401;
a Platonist, 411.
(See _Emerson's Books_, and _Essays, Greek_, etc.)

Plotinus:
influence over Mary Emerson, 16, 17;
ashamed of his body, 99;
motto, 105;
opinions, 173, 174;
studied, 380.

Plutarch:
allusion, 22;
his Lives, 50;
study, 197;
on immortality, 291;
influence over Emerson, 299 _et seq_.;
his great authority, 380;
times mentioned, 382;
Emerson on, 383;
imagery quoted, 385;
style, 405.

Plymouth, Mass.:
letters written, 78, 79;
marriage, 83.

Poetry:
as an inspirer, 290;
Milton on, 315.
(See _Shakespeare_, etc.)

Poets:
list in Parnassus, 281;
comparative popularity, 316, 317;
consulting Emerson, 408.
(See _Emerson's Poems_).

Politics:
activity in 1820, 147;
in Saturday Club, 259.

Pomeroy, Jesse, allusion, 393.

Pope, Alexander, familiar lines, 316

Porphyry:
opinions, 173, 174;
studied, 380.

Porto Rico, E.B. Emerson's death, 19.

Power, practical, 259.

Prayer:
not enough, 138, 139;
anecdotes, 267.
(See _God, Religion_, etc.)

Preaching, a Christian blessing, 123.
Preexistence, 391.

Presbyterianism, in Scotland, 409.

Prescott, William, the Judge's mansion, 38.

Prescott, William Hickling:
rank, 33;
Conquest of Mexico, 38.

Prior, Matthew, 30.

Proclus, influence, 173, 380.

Prometheus, 209.

Prospects, for man, 101-103.
(See _Emerson's Essays_.)

Protestantism, its idols, 28.
(See _Channing, Religion, Unitarianism_, etc.)

Psammetichus, an original language, 394.
(See _Heredity, Language_, etc.)

Punch, London, 204.

Puritans, rear guard, 15.
(See _Calvinism_, etc.)

Puritanism:
relaxation from, 30;
after-clap, 268;
in New England, 409.
(See _Unitarianism_.)

Putnam's Magazine, on Samuel Hoar, 213, 214.

Pythagoras:
imagery quoted, 385;
preexistence, 391.

Quakers, seeing only broad-brims, 218.

Quincy, Josiah:
History of Boston Athenaeum, 31;
tribute to the Anthology, 32, 33;
memories of Emerson, 45-47;
old age, 261.

Quotations, 381-383.
(See _Plagiarism_, etc.)

Raleigh, Sir Walter, verse, 338.

Raphael, his Transfiguration, 134.
(See _Allston, Painters_, etc.)

Rats, illustration, 167, 168.

Reed, Sampson, his Growth of the Mind, 80.

Reforms, in America, 141-145.

Reformers, fairness towards, 156, 157, 188-192.
(See _Anti-Slavery, John Brown_.)

Religion:
opinions of Wm. Emerson and others, 11-13;
nature the symbol of spirit, 95;
pleas for independence, 117;
universal sentiment, 118-120;
public rites, 152;
Church of England, 219;
of the future, 235;
relative positions towards, 409, 410;
Trinity, 411;
Emerson's belief, 412-415;
bigotry modified, 414.
(See _Calvinism, Channing, Christ, Emerson's Life, Essays_,
and _Poems, Episcopacy, God, Unitarianism_, etc.)

Republicanism, spiritual, 36.

Revolutionary War:
Wm. Emerson's service, 8, 9;
subsequent confusion, 25, 32;
Concord's part, 71, 72, 292, 293.
(See _America, New England_, etc.)

Reynolds, Sir Joshua, 228.

Rhythm, 328, 329, 340.
(See _Emerson's Poems_, etc.)

Rice, Alexander H., anecdote, 68, 69, 346.
(See _Newton_.)

Richard Plantagenet, 197.

Ripley, Ezra:
minister of Concord, 10;
Emerson's sketch, 14-16;
garden, 42;
colleague, 56;
residence, 70.

Ripley, George:
a party, 149;
The Dial, 159;
Brook Farm, 164-166;
on Emerson's limitations, 380.

Robinson, Edward, literary rank, 34.

Rochester, N.Y., speech, 168.

Rome:
allusions, 167, 168;
growth, 222;
amphora, 321.
(See _Latin_.)

Romilly, Samuel, allusion, 220.

Rose, anecdote, 345.
(See _Flowers_.)

Rousseau, Jean Jacques, his Savoyard Vicar, 51, 52.

Ruskin, John:
on metaphysics, 250;
certain chapters, 336;
pathetic fallacy, 337;
plagiarism, 384.

Russell, Ben., quoted, 267.

Russell, Le Baron:
on Sartor Resartus, 81, 82;
groomsman, 83;
aid in rebuilding the Old Manse, 272-279;
Concord visit, 345.

Saadi: a borrower, 205;
times mentioned, 382.
(See _Persia_.)

Sabbath: a blessing of Christianity, 123, 298.

Sainte-Beuve, Charles Augustin, on poetry, 339.

Saint Paul, times mentioned, 382.
(See _Bible_.)

Saladin, 184.

Sallust, on Catiline, 207.

Sanborn, Frank B.:
facts about Emerson, 42, 43, 66;
Thoreau memoir, 368;
old neighbor, 373.

Sapor, 184.

Satan, safety from, 306.
(See _Mephistopheles, Religion_, etc.)

Saturday Club:
establishment, 221-223, 258;
last visits, 346, 347;
familiarity at, 368.

Scaliger, quotation, 109, 110.

Schelling, idealism, 148;
influence 173.

Schiller, on immortality, 290.

Scholarship:
a priesthood, 137;
docility of, 289.

School-teaching, 297.
(See _Chelmsford_.)

Schopenhauer, Arthur:
his pessimism, 286;
idea of a philosopher, 359.

Science:
growth of, 148;
Emerson inaccurate in, 256;
attitude toward, 401, 402.
(See _C.C. Emerson_.)

Scipio, 184.

Scotland:
Carlyle's haunts, 79;
notabilities, 195, 196;
Presbyterian, 409.

Scott, Sir Walter:
allusion, 22;
quotations, 23, 77;
dead, 63;
"the hand of Douglas," 234;
as a poet, 281;
popularity, 316;
poetic rank, 321.

Self:
the highest, 113;
respect for, 288, 289.

Seneca, Montaigne's study, 382.

Shakespeare:
allusion, 22;
Hamlet, 90, 94;
Benedick and love, 106;
disputed line, 128, 129;
an idol, 197;
poetic rank, 202, 281, 320, 321;
plagiarism, 204-206;
on studies, 257, 258;
supremacy, 328;
a comparison, 374;
a playwright, 375, 376;
punctiliousness of Portia, 378;
times mentioned, 382;
lunatic, lover, poet, 387;
Polonius, 389;
_mother-wit_, 404;
_fine_ Ariel, 405;
adamant, 418.

Shattuck, Lemuel, History of Concord, 382.

Shaw, Lemuel, boarding-place, 43.

Shelley, Percy Bysshe:
Ode to the West Wind, 316, 399;
redundant syllable, 328;
Adonais, 333.

Shenandoah Mountain, 306.

Shingle, Emerson's jest, 364.

Ships:
illustration of longitude, 154;
erroneous quotation, 251, 252;
building illustration, 376, 377.

Sicily:
Emerson's visit, 62;
Etna, 113.

Sidney, Sir Philip, Chevy Chace, 379.

Silsbee, William, aid in publishing Carlyle, 81.

Simonides, prudence, 410.

Sisyphus, illustration, 334.

Sleight-of-hand, illustration, 332.

Smith, James and Horace, Rejected Addresses, 387, 397.

Smith, Sydney, on bishops, 219.

Socrates:
allusion, 203;
times mentioned, 382.

Solitude, sought, 135.

Solomon, epigrammatic, 405.
(See _Bible_.)

Solon, 199.

Sophron, 199.

South, the:
Emerson's preaching tour, 53;
Rebellion, 305, 407.
(See _America, Anti-Slavery_, etc.)

Southerners, in college, 47.

Sparks, Jared, literary rank, 33.

Spenser, Edmund:
stanza, 335, 338;
soul making body, 391;
_mother-wit_, 404.

Spinoza, influence, 173, 380.

Spirit and matter, 100, 101.
(See _God, Religion, Spenser_, etc.)

Spiritualism, 296.

Sprague, William Buel, Annals of the American Pulpit, 10-12.

Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn, on American religion, 414.

Star:
"hitch your wagon to a star," 252, 253;
stars in poetry, 324.

Sterling, J. Hutchinson, letter to, 282, 283.

Stewart, Dugald, allusion, 16.

Story, Joseph, literary rank, 33.

Stuart, Moses, literary rank, 33.

Studio, illustration, 20.

Summer, description, 117.

Sumner, Charles:
literary rank, 33:
the outrage on, 211;
Saturday Club, 223.

Swedenborg, Emanuel:
poetic rank, 202, 320;
dreams, 306;
Rosetta-Stone, 322;
times mentioned, 382.

Swedenborgians:
liking for a paper of Carlyle's, 78;
Reed's essay, 80;
spiritual influx, 412.

Swift, Jonathan:
allusion, 30;
the Houyhnhnms, 163;
times mentioned, 382.

Synagogue, illustration, 169.

Tappan, Mrs. Caroline, The Dial, 159.

Tartuffe, allusion, 312.

Taylor, Father, relation to Emerson, 55, 56, 413.

Taylor, Jeremy:
allusion, 22;
Emerson's study, 52;
"the Shakespeare of divines," 94;
praise for, 306.

Teague, Irish name, 143.

Te Deum:
the hymn, 68;
illustration, 82.

Temperance, the reform, 141, 152.
(See _Reforms_.)

Tennyson, Alfred:
readers, 256;
tobacco, 270;
poetic rank, 281;
In Memoriam, 333;
on plagiarism, 384.

Thacher, Samuel Cooper:
allusion, 26;
death, 29.

Thayer, James B.:
Western Journey with Emerson, 249, 263, 265-271, 359;
_ground swell_, 364.
(See _California_.)

Thinkers, let loose, 175.

Thomson, James, descriptions, 338.

Thoreau, Henry D.:
allusion, 22;
a Crusoe, 72;
"nullifier of civilization," 86;
one-apartment house, 142, 143;
The Dial, 159, 160;
death, 228;
Emerson's burial-place, 356;
biography, 368;
personality traceable, 389;
woodcraft, 403.

Ticknor, George:
on William Emerson, 12;
on Kirkland, 27;
literary rank, 33.

Traduction, 393.
(See _Heredity, Jonson_, etc.)

Transcendentalism:
Bowen's paper, 103, 104;
idealism, 146;
adherents, 150-152;
dilettanteism, 152-155;
a terror, 161.

Transcendentalist, The, 157-159.

Truth:
as an end, 99;
sought, 135.

Tudor, William:
allusion, 26;
connecting literary link, 28, 29.

Turgot, quoted, 98, 99.

Tyburn, allusion, 183.

Unitarianism:
Dr. Freeman's, 11, 12;
nature of Jesus, 13;
its sunshine, 28;
white-handed, 34;
headquarters, 35;
lingual studies, 48, 49;
transition, 51;
domination, 52;
pulpits, 53, 54;
chapel in Edinburgh, 65;
file-leaders, 118;
its organ, 124;
"pale negations," 298.
(See _Religion, Trinity_, etc.)

United States, intellectual history, 32.
(See _America, New England_, etc.)

Unity, in diversity, 73, 106, 284.

Upham, Charles W., his History, 45.

Verne, Jules, _onditologie_, 186.

Verplanck, Gulian Crommelin, literary rank, 33.

Virginia, University of, 299.

Volcano, illustration, 113.

Voltaire, 409.

Voting, done reluctantly, 152, 153.

Wachusett, Mount, 70.

Walden Pond:
allusion, 22, 70, 72;
cabin, 142, 143.
(See _Concord_.)

War:
outgrown, 88, 89;
ennobling, 298.

Ware, Henry, professorship, 52.
(See _Harvard University_.)

Ware, Henry, Jr.:
Boston ministry, 55;
correspondence, 124-127.
(See _Unitarianism_, etc.)

Warren, John Collins, Transcendentalism and Temperance, 149.

Warren, Judge, of New Bedford, 67.

Warwick Castle, fire, 275.

Washington City, addresses, 307.
(See _Anti-Slavery_, etc.)

Waterville College, Adelphi Society, 135-142.

Webster, Daniel:
E.B. Emerson's association with, 19;
on Tudor, 28, 29;
literary rank, 33;
Seventh-of-March Speech, 303;
times mentioned, 382.

Weiss, John, Parker biography, 368.

Wellington, Lord, seen by Emerson, 63, 64.

Wesley, John, praise of, 306.
(See _Methodism_.)

Western Messenger, poems in, 128.

West India Islands, Edward B. Emerson's death, 89.

Westminster Abbey, Emerson's visit, 63, 64.
(See _Emerson's Books_,--English Traits,--_England_, etc.)

Westminster Catechism, 298.
(See _Calvinism, Religion_, etc.)

Whipple, Edwin Percy:
literary rank, 33;
club, 223;
on heredity, 389.

White of Selborne, 228.

Whitman, Walt:
his enumerations, 325, 326;
journal, 344, 346.

Wilberforce, William, funeral, 64.

Will:
inspiration of, 289;
power of, 290.

Windermere, Lake, 70.
(See _England_.)

Winthrop, Francis William, in college, 45.

Wolfe, Charles, Burial of Moore, 416.

Woman:
her position, 212, 213, 251;
crossing a street, 364.

Woman's Club, 16.

Words, Emerson's favorite, 404, 405.
(See _Emerson's Poems_,--Days.)

Wordsworth, William:
Emerson's account, 63;
early reception, Excursion, 92, 95;
quoted, 96, 97;
Tintern Abbey, 103;
influence, 148, 150;
poetic rank, 281, 321;
on Immortality, 293, 392;
popularity, 316;
serenity, 335;
study of nature, 337;
times mentioned, 382;
We are Seven, 393;
prejudice against science, 401.

Wotton, Sir Henry, quoted, 259.

Yankee:
a spouting, 136;
_improve_, 176;
whittling, 364.
(See _America, New England_, etc.)

Yoga, Hindoo idea, 397.

Young, Brigham:
Utah, 264, 268;
on preexistence, 391.

Young, Edward, influence in New England, 16, 17.

Zola, Emile, offensive realism, 326.

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