Communion

They had fed on his word

Author: William Newell
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Author: William Newell

Rv William Newell DD USA 1804-1881. Born at Littleton, MA, son of a storekeeper, his family moved to Boston when he was a child. In 1814 he entered the Latin School, graduating four years later. He wrote a lengthy poem for his graduation exercise and was accepted into Harvard, receiving a BA in 1824. He taught for a year at the Latin School, then entered Harvard Divinity School, graduating in 1828. Professor Andrews Norton, who took a lasting interest in him, said his literary acumen was unequaled. He was much consulted by men of letters as a result. After college, he traveled for several months, then accepted a pastorate at the First Parish in Cambridge. In 1830 he was ordained. In 1832 a new church was built by the college acro… Go to person page >

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First Line: They had fed on his word
Title: Communion
Author: William Newell
Copyright: Public Domain

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