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James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen,
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Alice and Phebe Cary. Horace Greeley. Years ago — a full score, at least — the readers of some religious, and those of many rural, newspapers first noted the fitful appearance, in the poet's corner of their respective gazettes, of verses by Al
such-like, and yet different-also irradiated, from time to time, the aforesaid corner, purporting to be from the pen of Phebe Cary. Inquiry at length elicited the fact that the writers were young sisters, the daughters of a plain, substantial farmer, ohn settled in Windham, Connecticut; and of his five sons, the youngest, Samuel, was great-grandfather to the Alice and Phebe Cary of our day.
Samuel, educated at Yale, becoming a physician, settled and practised at Lyme, where was born, in 1763, this hasty sketch, there are hope and comfort therein for those who are just entering upon responsible life with no more than average opportunities and advantages.
If I have not shown this, read the works of Alice and Phebe Cary, and find it the