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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 6 0 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 5, April, 1906 - January, 1907 4 0 Browse Search
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is, they are not connected with events of importance in the nation's annals. There are a number of trees now standing which date back as far as the Revolution, a time which is rich in local color. The Washington elm is the first of these to occur to the mind. Of the trees simply ancient, the Waverley oaks and the Hemlock wood of the Arnold Arboretum are prominent examples. Around these trees there is an atmosphere which fires the imagination. We long for the genius and the pen of a John Muir to penetrate the mystery and interpret the charm which surrounds these patriarchs. The emotion they awake is akin to awe, and is like that which inspired the writers of some of the grandest psalms, the psalms of nature. It stirs the reverent side of our being, while the feeling with which we view a tree like the Washington elm, in addition to our respect for its age, is that of pride and patriotism. When we think of the events which have happened since the time of the early settlers,
57, 60. Middlesex Canal, 85. Middlesex Fells, 29-39. Miller, Charles, 74. Miller, James, 54. Miller, Joseph, 12. Miller, Joseph, Jr., 12. Miller, Deacon, Thomas, 67. Milk Row District, 73, 79, 92, 93. Milk Row Primary, 95. Milk Row School, 16, 18, 20, 21, 47, 48, 50, 51, 56, 67, 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 76, 77, 81, 83, 92, 93. Milton, Mass., 9. Mitchell's Geography, 98. Morse's Geography and Atlas, 25. Moulton's Point, 81. Mt. Andrew Park, 32. Mt. Vernon Reader, 98. Muir, John, 1. Mulliken, John W., 71. Munro, Lewis B., 99. Munroe, Edwin, 11, 73, 74. Munroe, William, 11. Murray's English Grammar, 25. Murray's Grammar, 98. Murray's Introduction to English Reader, 25. My First School Book, 98. National Forestry Congress, 36. National Reader, 98. National Spelling Book, Introduction to, 98. National Spelling Book, 98. Neck School, 51, 52, 70, 71, 75, 77, 78. Newell, Ann E., 83. New England Magazine, 7. Newhall, A., 12. New National