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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 51 51 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 19 19 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 11 11 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 5 5 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 5 5 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 4 4 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 4 4 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 3 3 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 3 3 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. 2 2 Browse Search
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Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters, Chapter 3: the third and fourth generation (search)
y are soon to force Mather from the Presidency and to refuse that office to his son. In the town of Boston, once hermetically sealed against heresy, there are Baptist and Episcopal churches — and a dancingmaster. Young Benjamin Franklin, born in 1706, professes a high respect for the Mathers, but he does not go to church, Sunday being my studying day, and neither the clerical nor the secular arm of Boston is long enough and strong enough to compel that industrious apprentice into piety. If ated huntsmen of the Washington gentry may often have stopped at Ecton to have their horses shod at the Franklin smithy. Benjamin's father came out in 1685, more than fifty years after the most notable Puritan emigration. Young Benjamin, born in 1706, was as untouched by the ardors of that elder generation as he would have been by the visions of Dante — an author, by the way, whom he never mentions, even as he never mentions Shakespeare. He had no reverence for Puritan New England. To its m
ritics, Lowell 170 Fall of the House of Usher, the, Poe 193 Farewell address, Washington 66 Farewell sermon, Edwards 51 Farmer refuted, the, Hamilton 76 Faust (translation), Taylor, 255 Federalist, 65, 76, 77 Ferdinand and Isabella, history of the Reign of, Prescott 179 Fiction of the 20th century, 261-262 Fire of Driftwood, the, Longfellow 156 First Snowfall, the, Lowell 172 Flood of years, the, Bryant 106 Forest Hymn, a, Bryant 106 Franklin, Benjamin, born (1706), 44; attitude toward church, 44; exponent of New England life, 45; life and writings, 52-59; conducts Courant, 61; activity in Philadelphia, 61-62; letter from Washington to, 78-79; typically American, 265 Freeman, Mary Wilkins, 249, 250 Freneau, Philip, 69, 70-72 Frontenac, Parkman 185 Frost, Robert, 258 Fugitive slave act, 144 Fuller, Margaret, 119, 140-41 Garrison, W. L., 89-90, 137, 159, 208, 217-18 Gettysburg address, Lincoln 230-231 Gilded age, the, Clemens 237-23