The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 99, January, 1866

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1866
Language: English
Wordcount: 87,194 / 255 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.8
LoC Categories: PS, AP
Downloads: 505
Added to site: 2010.07.26
mnybks.net#: 28541
Genre: Periodical
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war; and the chief actor in the incident to have something corresponding to the mischief he had caused.

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1835, September 7.--A drive to Ipswich with B----. At the tavern was an old, fat, country major, and another old fellow, laughing and playing off jokes on each other,--one tying a ribbon upon the other's hat. One had been a trumpeter to the major's troop. Walking about town, we knocked, for a whim, at the door of a dark old house, and inquired if Miss Hannah Lord lived there. A woman of about thirty came to the door, with rather a confused smile, and a disorder about the bosom of her dress, as if she had been disturbed while nursing her child. She answered us with great kindness.

Entering the burial-ground, where some masons were building a tomb, we found a good many old monuments, and several covered with slabs of red freestone or slate, and with arms sculptured on the slab, or an inlaid circle of slate. On one slate grave-stone, of the Rev. Nathl. Rogers, there was

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