nty for 1699-1700 show seventy-two inventories, in but eight of which clocks or watches are mentioned.
The question may now be asked, If they had no clocks or watches, how did they keep time?
But, before answering, we must determine what we of 1900 mean by keeping time.
We follow time so closely that it is seldom we are surprised at finding our watches indicating a different hour and minute from what we anticipated before looking.
With this in mind, how shall we define keeping time in Medfed top of the dial, and the brass finials then became features of the tall clock and are still retained.
A study of this clock establishes two points; first, the independence of the individual in 1700 as contrasted with the inter-dependence of 1900; and second, that when in answer to the question that seems to be uppermost when one first looks at the old weaver's clock, can it keep time?
the reply is made, it keeps the time of 1700, one understands what is meant.
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es after being submitted to the best experts on the subject, until the final product is a book accurate in almost every particular, and one admirably adapted to the use intended.
His love for nature led him to spend his summer vacations in places where he could enjoy her to the best advantage.
The majority of them for the last thirty years were spent on the island of Nantucket, mainly in the village of Siasconset.
He also made excursions several times into the Maine woods.
The summer of 1900 was passed with his family in Nova Scotia and a part of 1902 in Newfoundland, where in both places he botanized extensively and added largely to his collections.
From his interest in science in general he became a member of the Middlesex Institute and of the Natural History Society of Boston.
He was one of the founders of the New England Botanical Club and an active member at the time of his death.
His Alma Mater appreciated the judicial and well balanced mind, and in 1894 elected him