e morrow. Forgotten, like the luscious peach That blessed the school boy last September; Forgotten, like a maiden speech Which all men praise, but none remember.
But later he wrote these lines, when he was in a reminiscent mood, and dated them 1865.
And though some hopes I cherished once Died most untimely in their birth, Yet I have been beloved and blest Beyond the measure of my worth.
The question arose as to how fully these clippings represented the newspaper accounts of Brooks' whis college friend, Bell. Samuel Dana Bell (1797-1868) was a son of Governor Samuel Bell of New Hampshire. He studied law and practiced in Concord and Manchester. In 1859 he was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court. He resigned in 1865 and died at Manchester July, 1868.
This date in August, 1819, was chosen because that was the month in which Commencement exercises were then held.
Brooks took good rank in his course, and on graduation continued his theological studies at Ha