August 1862

  • The New Gymnastics

    My object is to submit, for the consideration of the readers of the "Atlantic," a new system of physical training, adapted to both sexes, and to persons of all ages and degrees of strength.

  • Thoreau

    "The country knows not yet, or in the least part, how great a son it has lost."

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