n of fine presence, a gentleman, and beloved of his congregation.
He had the poetic instinct, and was the author of some fine poems, which found place in the magazines.
But of all the clergy I loved best to listen to the Unitarian minister, John Pierpont, whose fervency and honesty endeared him to many who were not of his faith.
He was a sturdy abolitionist, a warm advocate of temperance, and an ardent worker in every movement which led to the uplifting of the human race.
He wrote beautifulrse, and compiled the best school reader ever published in the United States.
As a matter of course he found enemies in every parish where he served.
It could not well be otherwise.
No man can well please God and the people at the same time.
Pierpont knew that and he did not try.
During my stay in town Tufts College was in process of building.
One of the painters and decorators of the structure was a Frenchman named Louis Randel.
I had known him as a teacher of his native language in Bo