ttach grandeur to the name exotic; we call aristocratic garden-flowers by that epithet; yet they are no more exotic than the humbler companions they brought with them, which have become naturalized.
The dandelion, the buttercup, chickweed, celandine, mullein, burdock, yarrow, whiteweed, nightshade, and most of the thistles,—these are importations.
Miles Standish never crushed them with his heavy heel as he strode forth to give battle to the savages; they never kissed the daintier foot of Priscilla, the Puritan maiden.
It is noticeable that these are all of rather coarser texture than our indigenous flowers; the children instinctively recognize this, and are apt to omit them when gathering the more delicate native blossoms of the woods.
There is something touching in the gradual retirement before civilization of these fragile aborigines.
They do not wait for the actual brute contact of red bricks and curbstones, but they feel the danger miles away.
The Indians called the low pl
ston, Samuel54, 55
West Somerville Baptist Church76
White, Dr. Horace Carr101, 102
White, Rhoda (Springer）102
Whittemore, Joseph61, 62
Whittier, John G.5, 17
Wind-mill Hill, Charlestown17
Winter Hill Congregational Church2
Wiscassee Falls, Canal at50, 57
Wiscassee Locks50, 57
Wiswell, Rev. Ichabod62
Wiswell (Wiswall), Peleg, Schoolmaster, 170562
Wiswell, Priscilla (Peabody）62
Witherell, Rev. William, Schoolmaster, 163661
Witherell, Rev. William, Compensation of16
Woburn, Mass.14, 53, 54
Wood, Alexander, Place of45
Wyman, Constant (Starr）19
Wyman's History of Charlestown19, 20, 61, 65
Yeaton, Herbert Pierce49
Young Men's Christian Association, Boston4
rles W., of Boston, m. Sarah W. Frost, 17 Oct. 1824.
Curtis, Mrs. Priscilla, had dau. d. 24 July, 1802, a. 3.
She herself was admitted to . Priscilla Wyman, 26 Nov. 1789 (Hist.
Reed Pam.). Daniel and w. Priscilla were adm. Pct.
ch. 1 June, 1805.
Daniel, adult, a. 40, was bap. do.
1 June, 1805.
He was a Pct. assessor, 1803-07.
Priscilla, his sister(?) was adm. this ch. 2 Oct. 1803.
He had chil.
Susan, PriscillPriscilla, Nabby and Daniel, bap. here 23 Oct. 1803, and Martha Wyman, bap. 24 Mar. 1805.
who d. 8 Mar. 1817, a. 12. Daniel, Jr., d. 20 June, 1817, a. 14. Capt. Daniel, the father, d. 6 Feb. 1820, a. 54.
Priscilla, wid. of Daniel, was dism.
from this ch. to Woburn, June, 1829, and d. 23homas Huffmaster, both of Charlestown this parish, 28 July, 1818; Priscilla (she of Chas.), m. Stephen Symmes, of Woburn, 25 Nov. 1815; Nabby7, d. 16 May, 1751, a. 4 yrs.; Francis, b. 13, bap. 14 May, 1749; Priscilla, b. 24, bap. 28 Apr. 1751 (wid.
Whiston of Boston in 1785); Benj