A prominent family in the town of Raveloe, the Osgoods are often compared to Squire Cass’s family. Like the Squire, the Osgoods host parties during the winter months. Mrs. Osgood is the aunt of Nancy and Priscilla Lammeter, and Mrs. Osgood and Nancy are of similar temperaments. Mrs. Osgood hosts two young ladies, the Miss Gunns, at Squire Cass’s New Years party.
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Mr. Macey recounts the locally famous tale of Mr. Lammeter the younger’s marriage to Miss Osgood . The elderly pastor, Mr. Drumlow, misspoke during the marriage vows, asking whether the bride... (full context)