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Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904, Literary men and women of Somerville. (search)
The kind of writing in which Mr. Brooks excels is a mingling of historic fact with playful imagination. Take, for example, The Century Book of Famous Americans, of which the Somerville library owns four copies, all bearing the marks of use. What could be more fascinating to the young people, for whom primarily this book was written, than to be transported from Boston to Quincy and Plymouth, from New York to Philadelphia, then to Virginia and Kentucky, thence hurried to the early homes of Lincoln and of Grant, regaled all along the way with bits of story about the men who have made these places famous? Here is no dull guide-book or chart of dates and battles, but a lively conversation among an uncle and the five boys and girls he is piloting,—talk rendered vivid and readable by the running question and commentary of these young Americans, in the vital and unstudied language of the present day. No wonder the book is issued under the auspices of the National Society of the Daughters
n49 Lake Sunapee52 Lake Winnepesaukee56 Landgrave of Hesse10 Larion, Johannah11, 13 Larion, Louis13 Lathrop, Ellen20 Lathrop, Rev. Thomas L.10 Latin Schoolhouse, Boston13 Leathe, Edwin66 Lechmere Point, Cambridge87, 94 Lee, General Charles78, 87, 95 Lefevre10 Leonard, Chaplain95 Lexington, Mass.6, 8, 73, 78 Lexington, Battle of88 Lexington Common79 Libbey, Mrs. Katherine B. W.66, 67 Libbey, Mrs. Katherine B. W., Writings of66, 67, 68 Liberal Institute, Litchfield, Me.102 Lincoln, Abraham7 Lincoln Schoolhouse, Somerville27 Linn, Abigail13 Lisbon Falls, Me.102 Litchfield, Me.102 Literary Men and Women of Somerville1, 25, 66 Little Washington Village, N. C.22 Long, Joshua60 Long, Michael37 Longfellow, Professor8 Lord, Joseph60 Loring, Mrs. Ernest L.22 Louis XIV.11 Lovell's Island17, 35, 39, 40 Lowden, Constable17 Lowe, Mrs. Martha Perry22 Lowe, Mrs. Martha Perry, Works of68, 69, 70, 71 Lowell, Mass.49, 51 Lowell R. R., The43 Lower Canada49 Lucas