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Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches, The close of the War (search)
seated in the recess between the two pulpits, and old Doctor Peabody at his desk, with his face beaming like that of a sainow can we do justice to such a great-hearted man as Dr. Andrew P. Peabody? He was not intended by nature for a revolutionaryy opposed to the religious liberalism of his time; but Doctor Peabody's interest lay in the salvation of human souls, and inand left to his own devices, afterwards looked back to Doctor Peabody's helping hand as to the hand of a beneficent providenxaminations he was seized with brain-fever and died. Doctor Peabody conducted the funeral services at the boarding-house ogreat occasions. With all his tenderness of feeling Doctor Peabody could be a very vigorous debater. He once carried on athaniel Thayer, of Boston. Mr. Thayer took charge of Doctor Peabody's property and trebled or quadrupled it in value. Mr.Boston,--a place looked upon with piour horror by good Doctor Peabody, and equally discredited by the young positivists whom