A. Bronson Alcott, His Life and Philosophy - Vol. 2

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ADAMS, HENRY, 64-65.
Address at Divinity School (1838) by Emerson, 278-286, 292, 360.
Agricola, in Tacitus, 305.
Aiken, Dr., the English author, 155.
Albee, John, quoted, 504.
Albion, the, Boston tavern, 468, 484 485, 491.
Alcocke, George, of Roxbury, 2.
Alcocke, John, Bishop of Elv, 2-5.
Alcocke, Captain John, of Wolcott, 5, 6.
Alcocke, Dr. John, of Boston, 2, 5.
Alcocke, Philip, of New Haven, 2, 5.
Alcocke, Thomas, 1, 2, 5.
Alcott, various forms of the name, 1, 5.
Alcott, A. Bronson, ancestry, 1-9; birth, 5; early education, 11-17, 19; reading, 16-17, 21; his criticism of his cousin's composition, 18; affection for his mother, 19‐ 21 ; studies with Parson Keys, 22,24; works in Hoadley's clock factory, 24; first peddling-trip in Massachusetts and New York, 24; joins Episcopal church, 24; peddling-trips to Virginia and the Carolinas, 29-66; seeks employment as schoolmaster in Virginia, 34-36; in South Carolina, 48; Dismal Swamp, 36-37; journey to Columbia, S. C., 44-47; illness at Norfolk, 50; returns to Wolcott, 55; takes district school in Cheshire, 70; methods used in teaching, 72, 78, 80; meets Rev. S. J. May, 76, 86; opposition to Cheshire school, 89, 92; gives up the school, 101; change in religious views, 98; meets Miss May, 102; teaches school in Bristol, 106-109; visits Boston, 109; takes charge of infant school there, 110, 114, 117; visits New York and Philadelphia, 120; gives up infant school and opens school in Common Street, 144; dines with widow of Governor Hancock, 146; moves his school to Tremont Street, 149‐ 150; death of his father, 150; is married to Miss May, 104, 153; moves to Philadelphia, 153; to Germantown, 157; opens school there, 160; Louisa Alcott born, 166; gives up school in Germantown and opens one in Philadelphia, 166; returns to Boston, 168; opens Temple School, 172; address to Mammon, 178; success of the school, 181; methods of instruction, 181; "Record of a School," 186, 198; birthday celebration, 203; meets Washington Allston, 207; conversations on the life of Christ, 209; "Conversations on the Gospels" published, 211; sends MS. of " Psyche" to Mr. Emerson, 220; failure of the school, 226; goes to Scituate, 229; metaphysical studies, 235; becomes a leading Transcendentalist, 238; the "Symposium," 239; his description of Theodore Parker, 246; his theory of human life, 254; his " Psyche " criticised by Mr. Emerson, 260, 289; his estimate of Emerson, 263; visits Dr.

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