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The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 6. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier), Old portraits and modern Sketches (search)
, 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. ruth, so distant! The serene and gentle light which shone upon him, in the sweet solitudes of Chalfont, was that of a star, itself unapproachable. As he himself meekly intimates, she was reserved fnd Milton sitting, some pleasant afternoon of the autumn of that old year, in the pretty box at Chalfont, the soft wind through the open window lifting the thin hair of the glorious old Poet! Backslisaid to me, This is owing to you, for you put it into my head by the question you put to me at Chalfont, which before I had not thought of. Golden days were these for the young Latin reader, evening ornament in our eyes. About this time our friend Thomas, seeing that his old playmate at Chalfont was destined for another, turned his attention towards a young Friend, named Mary Ellis. He h