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The Romance of
Old New England
"The Bomance of Old New England
HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY
L. C. Page & Company
All rights reserved
Published August, 1903
Electrotyped and Printed by C. H. Simonds & Co.
Boston, Mass., U. S. A.
Reverend Philo Woodruff Sprague
WHO THE ONE AS INSPIRING PREACHER, THE OTHER AS SYMPATHETIC COMRADEHAVE HELPED ME UNSPEAKABLY,
THIS BOOK IS GRATEFULLY
Spires whose silent fingers point to Heaven.
Respect for sacred things and sacred places is inseparable from good breeding. — Washington Irving.
If keeping holy the seventh day were only a human institution, it would be the best method that could have been thought of for the polishing and civilizing of mankind. Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week. Addison.
Of right and wrong he taught
Truths as refined as ever Athens heard;
And (strange to tell!) he practised what he preached. - John Armstrong.
Puritanism, believing itself quick with the seed of religious liberty, laid, without knowing it, the egg of democracy. Lowell.
Courtship According to Samuel Sewall 99
Parson Smith's Daughter Abigail
East Apthorp and His Parish Troubles 208
When a French Exile Was Boston's
The Ostracism of an Abolitionist
The Ideal Minister of the American