If Ever Two Were One: A Private Diary of Love Eternal

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A deeply moving look into romance and tragedy in the life of a Victorian–era Harvard student and his beloved wife, through journal entries, letters, and images of the actual diary.

Her soul was the violet of my home, fragrant with heaven's own breezes, and lovely with a modest charm that kept me and keeps me her lover as in the days of yore.

––Francis Ellingwood Abbot, 1894

In 1857, at the age of twenty, a Harvard student named Francis Ellingwood Abbot met seventeen–year–old Katie Loring at a party in Concord, Massachusetts, and realized he had found his soul mate. An impetuous lover and a promising poet and thinker, Frank asked for her hand in marriage just weeks later, and began to record his thoughts and feelings in journals and in gorgeous letters. Collected here for the first time, Frank's witty, moving, and divinely sensitive writings reveal the deepest recesses of his heart as his love for Katie grew during their marriage.

A beautiful keepsake and a rediscovered treasure, If Ever Two Were One is certain to be recognized as one of the greatest romances of all time.

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Brian A. Sullivan was senior reference archivist at the Harvard University Archives and was the recipient of the Harvard University Douglas Bryant Fellowship in 2000. He has spent the past several years transcribing the journals of Francis Ellingwood Abbot and of John Langdon Sibley, Harvard College librarian. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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