nding, the children danced on the green under a tent or awning.
Later we enjoyed an excellent cold dinner, which we were quite hungry enough to relish.
The day was the hottest of the season.
After lunch, we dispersed for an hour as best pleased us.
We again re-entered the boat; tables were placed the whole length of it, on which were arranged fruit, wine, ice and glasses.
It was the prevailing opinion that we had started for home too soon, so we landed at another delightful spot,
Bacon's grove on the Upper Medford pond. where we stopped an hour.
This was as pleasant an hour as any in the day, and here it was that I was particularly struck with May.
We were standing on the edge of the pond and observed some pond lilies a little distance in the water, but too far to be reached from the shore.
Some lady expressed a wish to have one.
Is there no gentleman spirited enough to come forward and get them said Mr Webster. Is no one gallant enough, strange, 'tis very strang