Gateway to the Classics: Ruth of Boston by James Otis
Ruth of Boston by  James Otis


A "Sugaring Dinner"
Anna Foster's Party
Another Famine
Another Thanksgiving Day
Building a Ship
A Change of Governors
A Christening and a Dinner
The Coming of the "Lyon"
A Day To Be Remembered
Deciding upon a Home
A Defense for the Town
Difficult Lessons
The Famine
The Fashion of the Day
Fine Clothing Forbidden
The First View of America
The Flight of Roger Williams
Getting Settled
The Great Sickness
Guarding against Fires
Household Conveniences
How the Work Is Divided
In the Pillory
An Indian Guest and Other Visitors
Launching the Ship
Leaving Salem for Charlestown
Lecture Day
Making Comparisons
Making Ready for Battle
Making Soap
Making Sugar
Many New Kinds of Food
Master Graves Prohibits Swimming
Master Johnson's Death
Master Pormont's School
Master Winthrop's Mishap
Moving the Town
The Murder of John Oldham
My Own Wardrobe
New Arrivals
On the Broad Ocean
Other Schools
Other Tools of Torture
Other Villages
Our First Church
Our Neighbors
Our Own New Home
The Passing of New Laws
Pequot Indians
Philip Ratcliff's Crime
Preparing Flax
The Problem of Servants
A Proper Beginning
Punishing Thomas Morton
Punishment for Evil-doers
Raising Flax
Rejoicing Turned into Mourning
The Rest of the Voyage
A Sad Loss
The Sailing of the "Lyon"
Savages on the War-path
School Discipline
The Search for Food
Shooting for a Prize
Sir Harry Vane
Soap from Bayberries
Spinning, Bleaching, and Weaving Flax
The Starvation Time
Stealing from the Indians
The Supply of Food
Thanksgiving Day in July
The Town of Boston
The Town of Salem
Training Day
A Troublesome Person
The Village of Merry Mount
Visiting Salem
What We Girls Do at Home

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