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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Old portraits and modern Sketches (search)
them. The whole sight, as well that of the bloody quarters first as this of the heads after wards, was both frightful and loathsome, and begat an abhorrence in my nature. At the next session of the municipal court at the Old Bailey, Ellwood obtained his discharge. After paying a visit to my Master Milton, he made his way to Chalfont, the home of his friends the Penningtons, where he was soon after engaged as a Latin teacher. Here he seems to have had his trials and temptations. Gulielma Springette, the daughter of Pennington's wife, his old playmate, had now grown to be a fair woman of marriageable age, and, as he informs us, very desirable, whether regard was had to her outward person, which wanted nothing to make her completely comely, or to the endowments of her mind, which were every way extraordinary, or to her outward fortune, which was fair. From all which, we are not surprised to learn that she was secretly and openly sought for by many of almost every rank and conditi