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Harriet Beecher Stowe
(1811-1896) born on
Jun 14
US author. She aroused considerable anti-slavery feeling before the Civil War with "Uncle Tom's Cabin," 1852.
         
   
F
[I]f it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language, and the stress of the teaching were placed on the few things absolutely essential to this result, . . . all might in their own way arrive there, and rejoice in its flowers . . .

R
Mothers are the most instinctive philosophers.
A
Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong.
N
The longest day must have its close -- the gloomiest night will wear on to a morning. An eternal, inexorable lapse of moments is ever hurrying the day of the evil to an eternal night, and the night of the just to an eternal day.
K
Whipping and abuse are like laudanum; you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Little Foxes," ch. 5, 1865.
R: In "Readers' Digest."
A: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
N: Uncle Tom's Cabin, ch. 39 (1852).
K: Uncle Tom's Cabin, ch. 20 (1852).
   


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