WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2013/2014

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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Four Dark Days in November We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e | w i n t e r 2 0 1 3 / 2 0 1 4 Perhaps it was my impressionable age that led me to become fixated on the events of those days – days in which the words of an ominous William Butler Yeats poem seem to have come to pass:"Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world…" 70 ^^ "So now he is a legend, when he would have preferred to be a man … He knew such a share of [sorrow] in his life; but now he will never know more – not age, nor stagnation, nor despair … His high noon kept all the freshness of the morning – and he died, then, never knowing disillusionment. He has gone among the radiant." ★ Jacqueline Kennedy at the one-year anniversary

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