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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.
Nobody had ever instructed him that a slave-ship, with a procession of expectant sharks in its wake, is a missionary institution, by which closely-packed heathen are brought over to enjoy the light of the Gospel.

These words dropped into my childish mind as if you should accidentally drop a ring into a deep well. I did not think of them much at the time, but there came a day in my life when the ring was fished up out of the well, good as new.
Women are the real architects of society.
Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved; it is life's undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind . . . cast-off and everyday clothing.
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred -- that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Minister's Wooing, ch. 1 (1859).
R: Old Town Folks, ch. 25 (1869).
A: In "Atlantic Monthly," 1864.
N: "Little Foxes," ch. 1, 1865.
K: "Little Foxes," ch. 3, 1865.

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