1. The Fiske Family
2. The Bennetts
3. The Dicksons
4. The Abbey
5. Landmarks and Personalities
6. The Great Road
7. The South Side
8. Merriams and Fields
9. Sold to Riley
10. Early Automobiles
11. The Dump
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affair — perhaps eight or ten feet high. While I steadied it from below, my erstwhile helper, Charlie Wheelock, pinned on the  cross supports above. As he was about to nail a board into place    it slipped from his hand and came hurtling down, hitting me in       the mouth and knocking out two of my front teeth. I poked       them back into their respective holes as best I could, and was immediately rushed to Boston for dental treatment. I still have     both of them — one alive, one dead.
   As for the tower, I showed it to Dr. Worcester a few days     later.
   "That's not safe," he said.
   "What do you mean, not safe?" I asked.
   "I'll show you," he said, and putting his hand against one of       the supports, gave it a push and the whole structure collapsed.
   Besides the Morrisons, I associate this section of town with the Wellingtons who lived on Wellesley Street and had a large farm  and horses, and often joined us on our riding excursions. I also associate it with the Blaneys, not because they rode horseback   but because Elizabeth and I, for many years, attended Mr. Foster's dancing classes at the Hotel Somerset in Boston. These were very formal affairs designed to teach graceful manners to the pupils    and to mold them into Mr. Foster's conception of gentlefolk.    Even in the afternoon sessions the boys had to wear tuxedos      and the girls, evening dresses. Of course white gloves were a must for the boys, to keep their clammy adolescent hands from soiling the girls' frocks; and, as we always assumed, a must for Mr. Foster, to conceal the fact that he had a cork finger.
   In winter, after a dancing class or a late party, I was apt to   spend the night in Boston at the Robbinses on Marlborough