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[113] and Hawthorne, then spelled Hathorne; to public life, Franklin Pierce, President of the United States; to the medical profession, Drs. Luther V. Bell and D. Humphreys Storer; and to the Christian ministry, Calvin E. Stowe and George B. Cheever. The corresponding four classes at Harvard had more than twice the number of students (252), but I do not think the proportion of men of national reputation was quite so large, although the Harvard list included Admiral C. H. Davis, Charles Francis Adams, Frederick Henry Hedge, George Ripley, and Sears Cook Walker.

It is interesting also to note the records of the library kept in Longfellow's clear and delicate hand; the old copy of Horace, which had previously belonged to Calvin E. Stowe, and out of which Longfellow made the translation which practically determined his career, since its merit led to his selection by the Faculty as the future Professor of Modern Languages in the college. It is curious also to observe on the College Commencement “Order of Performances” that the subject originally

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