Autobiography Memories and Experiences, Volume 2


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Moncure Daniel Conway was an American abolitionist, Unitarian, clergyman and author. This second volume of his autobiography covers the years from the US Civil War to roughly 1904. (Summary by JoeD) (17 hr 50 min)

Chapters

Chapter 28 part 1 - Discussions in London concerning slavery and the Negro - Te… 22:55 Read by Guero
Chapter 28 part 2 - Death of Emerson - Dr Strauss - Residence at Notting Hill -… 20:03 Read by JoeD
Chapter 29 part 1 - My reviews of Browning - The wrapper of his poems - Carlyle… 16:33 Read by KHand
Chapter 29 part 2 - The sisters Eliza and Sarah Flower, Browning and W.J. Fox -… 34:52 Read by Larry Wilson
Chapter 30 part 1 - Settlement at South Place chapel - London City in 1864 - Ex… 17:41 Read by Lucretia B.
Chapter 30 part 2 - Unitarianism in England - J.J. Taylor - Martineau - Compari… 33:07 Read by Lucretia B.
Chapter 31 part 1 - The Taylors of Aubrey House - “Pen and Pencil Club” - The H… 18:09 Read by Lynne T
Chapter 31 part 2 - Mazzini’s talks and letters - Mazzini’s religion - Carlyle’… 16:16 Read by Lynne T
Chapter 32 part 1 - Parliament - Broughham, Russel, Derby, Dufferin - Aristocra… 29:09 Read by Margaret Espaillat
Chapter 32 part 2 - Gladstone - Cobden - His acquaintance with Jefferson Davis … 34:24 Read by Guero
Chapter 33 part 1 - Lord Rector Carlyle in Edinburgh - The address - Dinner at … 25:02 Read by Margaret Espaillat
Chapter 33 part 2 - Lord Neave, Dundas, Carlyle - Dr William Smith - Robert Cha… 32:08 Read by Margaret Espaillat
Chapter 34 part 1 - Ruskin - Carlyle and Ruskin - Ruskin’s lectures - Contempor… 23:58 Read by Margaret Espaillat
Chapter 34 part 2 - “Mary Magdalene” - Rev.Dr. Storrs - “The Gate of Memory” - … 27:28 Read by Margaret Espaillat
Chapter 35 part 1 - “Artimus Ward” - Tom Robertson - Allingham - Mrs. Allingham… 14:21 Read by Michele Fry
Chapter 35 part 2 - Mark Twain - Lord Lytton - Church and Stage Guild - Toole -… 37:10 Read by Michele Fry
Chapter 35 part 3 - Mrs. Call and George Eliot - Mrs. Bray of Coventry - Emerso… 28:35 Read by Michele Fry
Chapter 36 part 1 - Paris - Exposition 1867 - Emperor and Empress - Maximilian … 21:15 Read by Michele Fry
Chapter 36 part 2 - Stockholm - St. Petersburg - Moscow - Professor Buslaef - E… 14:44 Read by Michele Fry
Chapter 37 - London scientific circle - Fossil man - Kent’s Cave - A phenomenal… 28:11 Read by Michele Fry
Chapter 38 part 1 - James Anthony Froude - Working with Froude on “Fraser’s mag… 24:10 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 38 part 2 - The funeral of Carlyle - Two serious errors in the biograph… 17:40 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 39 part 1 - Belgium at the outbreak of the Franco-German war (1870) - P… 29:50 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 39 part 2 - Rastadt, Carlsruhe, in war time - The King and Bismarck at … 32:53 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 40 - The fete of victory at Berlin - Barbarossa tableaux at the opera -… 26:31 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 41 part 1 - First visit to Rome - An effaced fresco - Catholic piety - … 29:41 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 41 part 2 - Elie Réclus - General De Cecilia - The dead Napoleon - Batt… 28:29 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 42 - George Peabody - Sir Sydney Waterlow - “Fairseat” and “Lauderdale”… 30:23 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 43 - Visit to America - Washington - Welcome in Virginia - Cinders of t… 29:32 Read by Roger Melin
Chapter 44 - Max Müller at Oxford - His services to mankind - His tolerance - M… 22:51 Read by JoeD
Chapter 45 part 1 - Dr. Jowett at Balliol, 1863 - The national Church - Bishop … 18:01 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 45 part 2 - A walk with Rev. Phillips Brooks and Dean Stanley in Westmi… 19:11 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 46 part 1 - Anthropology - Museum at Oxford - Admission of women to mem… 18:19 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 46 part 2 - Helmholtz in London - Psychological wonders - A.J. Ellis on… 14:01 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 47 part 1 - Sorby and the spectrum - An excursion with Herbert Spencer … 16:03 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 47 part 2 - A visit to Darwin - Darwin in his garden and laboratory - B… 22:14 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 48 part 1 - Residence at Hamlet House - Sir Charles and Lady Dilke - W.… 20:06 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 48 part 2 - Edwin Abbey - Cambridge University - Minister Lowell and Se… 19:31 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 49 part 1 - London as Mars Hill - Professor Clifford’s apostolate - The… 23:14 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 49 part 2 - The death of Clifford - The Church and Freethought Congress… 27:04 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 50 - Carlyle-Emerson letters - Their theft - Their recovery - Letter fr… 13:25 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 51 part 1 - Memoranda - Sara Hennell and George Eliot - Berlin - Herman… 16:04 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 51 part 2 - The mythical pall-bearer of Shakespeare - “Prisons of Air” … 24:27 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 51 part 3 - Life of Thomas Paine - Personal liberty - Letters from Herb… 23:49 Read by Arlene Joyce
Chapter 51 part 4 - Hawthorne centennial at Concord - Paris as a haven of the d… 27:14 Read by Arlene Joyce