The Old Peabody Pew: A Christmas Romance of a Country Church

The Old Peabody Pew: A Christmas Romance of a Country Church

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The Old Peabody Pew: A Christmas Romance of a Country Church

The Old Peabody Pew: A Christmas Romance of a Country Church

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Edgewood, like all the other villages along the banks of the Saco, is full of sunny slopes and leafy hollows. There are little, rounded, green-clad hillocks that might, like their scriptural sisters, "skip with joy;" and there are grand, rocky hills tufted with gaunt pine trees -- these leading the eye to the splendid heights of a neighbor State, where snow-crowned peaks tower in the blue distance, sweeping the horizon in a long line of majesty.

Tory Hill holds its own among the others for peaceful beauty and fair prospect, and on its broad, level summit sits the white-painted Orthodox Meeting-House. This faces a grassy common where six roads meet, as if the early settlers had determined that no one should lack salvation because of a difficulty in reaching its visible . . .

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