Who is Henry Ward Beecher

Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887) was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker, known for his support of the abolition of slavery, his emphasis on God's love, and his 1875 adultery trial. His rhetorical focus on Christ's love has influenced mainstream Christianity to this day.Henry Ward Beecher was the son of Lyman Beecher, a Calvinist minister who became one of the best-known evangelists of his era. Several of his brothers and sisters became well-known educators and activists, most notably Harriet Beecher Stowe, who achieved worldwide fame with her abolitionist novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. Henry Ward Beecher graduated from Amherst College in 1834 and Lane Theological Seminary in 1837 before serving as a minister in Indianapolis and Lawrenceburg,...
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Driapustaka: “where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?” ― henry ward beecher
Musaabdullahi45: “we never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.” – henry ward beecher
Wisdom2inspire_: there was never a person who did anything worth doing that did not receive more than he gave. henry ward beecher
Marjiehelen: a person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs, it's jolted by every pebble on the road. henry ward beecher
Quotes__bot: there are more quarrels smothered by just shutting your mouth, and holding it shut, than by all the wisdom in the world. - henry ward beecher
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Her Toys
 by Robert Service

I sat her in her baby chair,
And set upon its tray
Her kewpie doll and teddy bear,
But no, she would not play.
Although they looked so wistfully
Her favour to implore,
She laughed at me with elfin glee
And dashed them to the floor.
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