Henry Ward Beecher Quote
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsHenry Ward Beecher
Born: June 24, 1813
Died: March 8, 1887 (aged 73)
Occupation: Clergyman, abolitionist
Bio: Henry Ward Beecher was a prominent Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, abolitionist, and speaker in the mid to late 19th century. An 1875 adultery trial in which he was accused of having an affair with a married woman was one of the most notorious American trials of the 19th century.
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“What is Nature? An encyclopedical, systematic Index or Plan of our Spirit. Why will we content us with the mere catalogue of our Treasures? Let us contemplate them ourselves, and in all ways elaborate and use them.”