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Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904, Literary men and women of Somerville. (search)
ical there occurs a distinct imaginative element. One book, Wood Cove Island, is a stirring story of a contest between two opposing factions, the good boys and girls on one side, and the bad boys on the other, to gain and keep possession of a small island, made worth fighting for by the presence of an old scow, altered into a feudal castle by rude carpentry and youthful imagination. On this fictional background appear Professor Longfellow of Harvard, as a summer visitor, and his friend Charles Sumner, both of whom advise the combatants, without interfering with them. Any boy should like this book. Again, read Historic Girls, or Historic Boys, if you would get a vivid series of true pictures of widely separated ages, with differing customs, but the same child-nature persisting through all. Or dip into Storied Holidays to find some scene of childhood, grave or gay, set in the festivities of Christmas, St. Valentine's Day, or Midsummer Eve. Throughout the works of Mr. Brooks there
lled in mathematics. At the age of twenty-two she was called upon to manage her father's household, and also to attend to the duties in parish work devolving upon the minister's wife, with the result that her health gave way for a time. She was privileged, as the daughter of an ardent Abolitionist, to meet many noted people, not only at her father's house, but at the home of Asa Fairbanks in Providence, a firm friend of Rev. Mr. Hunt. Through her father, she met Wendell Phillips, Charles Sumner, William Lloyd Garrison, Vice-President Henry Wilson, and many others. In 1873 she came to Somerville, where she identified herself with the Prospect Hill church, and for a number of years was actively interested in its work, filling several important positions. During the Spanish war she was untiring in working for the relief of the soldiers. She belonged to the Volunteer Aid. Her patriotism led her to be interested in the Historical Society from its formation, and she was a consta
dman, John62 Stilson, William17 Stone Building, The46 Stone Family, The, House Owned by46 Stoneham, Mass.15 Stoneham, Mass., Set off, 172564 Storer, Ebenezer53 Stow, Elizabeth (Biggs)19 Stow, John19 Stow, Nathan, Orderly Book of95, 96 Stow, Rev. Samuel, Schoolmaster, 165118,19 Stowers, Joanna40 Stowers, Richard40 Stratford, Conn.13 Stratton, John16 Sudbury, Mass.52 Sudbury, Mass., Causeway52 Sullivan, General78, 87 Sullivan, James49, 52, 53, 57 Sullivan, John Langdon57 Sumner, Charles8, 104 Swan, Caleb52 Swan, Mary (Lamb) 58 Swan, Samuel52, 53 Swan, Thomas, Schoolmaster, 170041 Swan, Thomas58, 59 Swan, Dr. Thomas58 Sweden10 Swett, Constable17 Swett, Colonel Samuel89 Sycamore Street, Somerville44 Symms's River53, 54 Symmes, Zechariah60 Tarbox, Dr. Increase N.92 Taylor, George, Schoolmaster, 172265 Thacher, Peter34 Thompson, Anna33 Thompson, Benjamin, Schoolmaster, 1631,32, 33, 34 Thompson, Samuel53, 55 Thompson, Susanna33 Thompson, Rev. William