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James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley, Chapter 5: at Westhaven, Vermont. (search)
quency and pertinacity of which the busy inhabitants of cities can form little idea. Horace's last year in Westhaven (1825) wore slowly away. He —had exhausted the schools; he was impatient to be at the types, and he wearied his father with importunities to get him a place in a printing-office. But his father was loth to let him go, for two reasons: the boy was useful at home, and the cautious father feared he would not do well away from home; he was so gentle, so absent, so awkward, so little calculated to make his way with strangers. One day, the boy saw in the Northern Spectator, a weekly paper, published at East Poultney, eleven miles distant, an advertisement for an apprentice in the office of the Spectator itself. He showed it to his father, and wrung from him a reluctant consent to his applying for the place. I have n't got time to go and see about it, Horace; but if you have a mind to walk over to Poultney and see what you can do, why you may. Horace had a mind to
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley, Chapter 6: apprenticeship. (search)
6: apprenticeship. The village of East Poultney Horace applies for the place scene in thpectator stops the apprentice is Free. East Poultney is not, decidedly not, a place which a tras, print-ing office, or Patent melodeons. East Poultney, for example, is little more than a hamlets heightened, perhaps, by the fact that in East Poultney a pack of cards was regarded as a thing acs, was an important feature in the life of East Poultney. There happened to be among the residentsDuring the four years that Horace lived at East Poultney, he boarded for some time at the tavern, warmer's son, and we lived a few miles from East Poultney. On the day in question I was sent by my to sell a load of potatoes at the store in East Poultney, and bring back various commodities in excto him:— Little did the inhabitants of East Poultney, where Horace Greeley went to reside in Apn and now a highly-respectable merchant of East Poultney, who has marked with pride and pleasure ev[4 more...]