self used to play among these trees with Margaret Fuller's younger brothers.
Not far off was the house of the elder Professor Hedge, previously occupied by his father-in-law, Dr. Kneeland, who, being suspected as a Tory, had his house protected bystructures, equally hard to spread or furl; the second belonged to William Jennison, tax-collector, and the other to Professor Hedge, this being commemorated in Holmes's letters as held by the hands of his son Dunham, An old-fashioned republican-loer after he had come back from his lawyer's office, being often kept up for the purpose until late in the evening.
The Rev. Dr. Hedge, afterwards so intimately associated with her, assured me that there was nothing remarkable about this process of fy visible injury to the Cambridge men of her generation I am unable to say. Certain it is that Holmes, Lowell, Story, and Hedge retained into age — except for the last few years of the latter's life a wonderful share of the vivacity and freshness of