lle and Cambridge.
He published much.
Besides being editor of the Christian Souvenir, and contributing to the Christian Examiner, the list of his writings includes: a poem on The Seventy-first Anniversary of Leicester Academy, Massachusetts, August 7, 1835; a poem on The Will of God, printed about 1837; a volume of poems, Pebbles From Castalia, 1840; a Fourth-of-July Address, given in West Killingly, Conn., 1856.
Mr. Shepard appears to have been a fluent writer of English.
His tale, Lewis Benton, published in 1842, shows considerable facility of expression.
It is a temperance story, picturing the deterioration of a well-meaning and able man through a failure to abstain entirely from the use of liquor.
The little volume in which this tale appears is a quaint example of book-making two generations ago. The wood-cuts are especially noteworthy in their crude simplicity, and suggest comparison with the consummate art of our contemporary magazines.
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