Leading Business Men of Back Bay, South End, Boston Highlands, Jamaica Plain and Dorchester

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Mercantile Publishing Company, 1888 - Boston (Mass.) - 224 pages
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Page 140 - It is a noble, generous liquor, and we should be humbly thankful for it, but, as I remember, water was made before it.
Page 102 - Technology, for the purpose of instituting and maintaining a society of arts, a museum of arts, and a school of industrial science, and aiding generally, by suitable means, the advancement, development and practical application of science in connection with arts, agriculture, manufactures and commerce...
Page 134 - to provide for women medical aid of competent physicians of their own sex, to assist educated women in the practical study of medicine, and to train nurses for the care of the sick.
Page 98 - ... empty scabbard is grasped in his left. The inscription is as follows: — JOHN GLOVER, OF MARBLEHEAD, A SOLDIER OF THE REVOLUTION. HE COMMANDED A REGIMENT OF ONE THOUSAND MEN RAISED IN THAT TOWN. KNOWN AS THE MARINE REGIMENT, AND ENLISTED TO SERVE THROUGH THE WAR; HE JOINED THE CAMP AT CAMBRIDGE, JUNE 22, 1775, AND RENDERED DISTINGUISHED SERVICE IN TRANSPORTING THE ARMY FROM BROOKLYN TO NEW YORK, AUG.
Page 102 - There are nine courses, — those of civil and topographical engineering, mechanical engineering, geology and mining engineering, building and architecture, chemistry, metallurgy, natural history, science and literature, and physics.
Page 222 - Well, there is much to be said on your side of the question, but there is much to be said on the other side of the question.
Page 112 - ... continue at the head of an educational institution, be it public or private, for twenty-three successive years is proof in itself of efficiency, ability, and competency. Such is the record of William Heron, Jr., since 1880 principal of the Bryant & Stratton Commercial school in Manchester. This school is one of the oldest of its kind in the country, and many among the now successful merchants and manufacturers of Manchester and the state are its graduates. It was established in 1865, and in all...
Page 98 - August 28, 1776 and across the Delaware. Dec. 25, 1776. He was appointed by the Continental Congress, a Brigadier General, February 21, 1777. By his courage, energy, military talents and patriotism, he secured the confidence of Washington, and the gratitude of his country. Born November 5, 1732 Died at Marblehead, January 30, 1797.
Page 139 - A mile from this town lieth Roxbury which is a fair and handsome country town ; the inhabitants of it being all very rich : a clear and fresh brook runs through the town, and a quarter of a mile to the north is a small river called Stony River, upon which is built a water mill. Up westward it is something rocky, whence it hath the name of Roxbury.

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