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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 158 158 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 105 105 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 72 72 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. 13 13 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 12 12 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 10 10 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 8 8 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 6 6 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) 4 4 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 4 4 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Chapter 1: old Cambridge (search)
of praesidis vigilantissini, viri plane ntegerrimi, concionatoris eximii, pietate pariter ac liberali eruditione ornatissimi. It seemed to us far more impressive than the tenderer tribute to his wife, who died four years before him : Here lies enterr'd wthin this Shrine A spirit meeke, a Soule divine, Endow'd wth. grace, & piety Excelling in humility: Preferring Gods commands above All fine delights & this World's love. We used to read also of the Rev. Edward Wigglesworth, S. T. D. (1765), whose virtues took thirty-three lines to inscribe them, and of whom it is recorded that he made his Hebrew lectures not only profitable for teaching, but delightful to all cultivated minds (Ad docendum mire accomodatas, literatis item omnibus probatissimas reddiderunt). He was also, Conjux peramans, parens benevolentissimus ; and it is expressly stated that while he was candid in controversy he was also exceedingly vigorous -Simul et acer, nervosus, praepotens extitit. If so, it is not st