On his retirement from office he returned to journalism and business.
After all she had been through, journalism looked less attractive.
In London Benjamin was able to earn a little money by journalism, and on the 13th of January 1866 he entered Lincoln's Inn.
Until 1894 he devoted himself to religious teaching, and subsequently to politics, literature and journalism, having founded the Standaard and the Heraut in 1872, and contributing to it a daily front-page column of notes on current politics and theology.
MATURIN MURRAY BALLOU (1820-1895), son of the first Hosea, was a pioneer in American illustrated journalism, edited Gleason's Pictorial and Ballou's Monthly and many collections of quotations, and in 1872 became editor-in-chief of the Boston Daily Globe, of which he was one of the founders.