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Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill), Sweet Auburn and Mount Auburn. (search)
e peaceful waters sleep, An earnest multitude assembled there, Listened with reverence to the solemn prayer, That, rising through the dim aisles of the wood, Went from full hearts up to the living God. There, in beautiful Consecration Dell, seated on the green hillsides, under the shadowing trees, in all their glory of brilliant autumnal foliage, that great congregation of thousands lent themselves with reverent silence and profound delight to the enjoyment of the eloquent address of Judge Story, the accomplished scholar and eminent jurist, the man justly honored and beloved of all. There was a burst of solemn music by the band, and a thousand voices united in a grand melody as the hymn of praise ascended on high. It was a scene and a time never to be forgotten by those so fortunate as to be present. Since that perfect autumnal day, an innumerable multitude have been laid in their last silent sleep to dreamless rest under the empoweringZZZ trees. Now all the winding ways,
Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill), Town and Gown. (search)
elected a member of Congress and was postmaster of the city of Boston for six years. Other professors who have not served the city in an official capacity have been warmly interested in the affairs of the community. It was mainly due to Professor Story that Cambridge secured the right to enclose the common, in spite of the strenuous opposition of neighboring towns claiming a prescriptive right to drive across it herds of cattle destined for Brighton. Judge Story was a model citizen of CaJudge Story was a model citizen of Cambridge and took an active part in all important municipal affairs. Says Dr. Peabody of him, There was no public meeting for a needed charity or educational interest, in behalf of art or letters, or for the advancement of a conservatively liberal theology in which his advocacy was not an essential part of the programme. The poor of Cambridge remember Samuel Sanders who removed from Salem to Cambridge to become the steward of the college and on his death left a large part of his property to