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leave the island immediately, as it had been sold to them under a false title.
She was at once ejected from her house.
The Grenadier's wife then rose up in her wrath and expressed her indignation in such forcible terms that her persecutors succumbed to her eloquence—restored her cattle, and allowed her to remain temporarily in the house.
Her husband, to do him justice, was always her ardent lover, and his dying words were, Nancy, you are an angel!
The first son born to the Storrows was Thomas Wentworth, for whom the subject of this memoir was named.
The second daughter, Louisa, mother of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, inherited the strong character and sound common sense with the grace and charm of Anne Appleton.
Left an orphan at an early age, she was received as an adopted daughter into the family of Stephen Higginson.
She wrote in 1832, recalling her early life:
When I was fourteen years of age, he [Mr. Higginson] returned from Europe, and I shall never forget the first m