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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 75, March 30-April 1, 1852

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Identifier: DX01107999

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 75, March 30-April 1, 1852

Description: Describes a lecture by E.H. Chapin on John Hampden.

Transcription:

[plea]sant to think of Alfred the Great’s language as ones own. Another phrase pleased me. “The best men, of the world heroes have been those of conservative nature, thoroughly heated through with liberal genious.” This I believe.

31. Wednesday. In doors all day, save for walks for breakfast & supper. A wet and dismal day.

Drawing in desultory and matagrabolized manner “Henry Hudson on the Half Moon, sailing up the North River,” for the Lantern. Atmospherically miserable. Davis came in the Evening.

April.

1. Thursday. Sunlight and blue sky. Down town, called at the Lantern & Reveille Offices. To Wall Street. [John B.] Holmes removing. Back to Office &

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1852-03-30

Type(s): Diary
Page

Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Artists
Diaries
Lectures and lecturing
Language and languages

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