Alice Morse Earle





Alice Morse Earle

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born
in Worcester, Massachusetts, The United States
April 27, 1851

died
February 16, 1911

gender
female


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Alice Morse Earle was an American historian and author from Worcester, Massachusetts. She was christened Mary Alice by her parents Edwin Morse and Abby Mason Clary. On 15 April 1874, she married Henry Earle of New York, changing her name from Mary Alice Morse to Alice Morse Earle. Her writings, beginning in 1890, focussed on small sociological details rather than grand details, and thus are invaluable for modern sociologists. She wrote a number of books on colonial America (and especially the New England region) such as Curious Punishments of Bygone Days. She was a passenger aboard the RMS Republic when, while in a dense fog, that ship collided with the SS Florida. During the transfer of passengers, Alice fell into the water. Her near drown ...more


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Home Life in Colonial Days
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Curious Punishments of Bygo...
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Child Life in Colonial Days
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The Sabbath in Puritan New ...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1891 — 17 editions
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Customs And Fashions In Old...
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Stage Coach And Tavern Days
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Home And Child Life In Colo...
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Old Time Gardens
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Stage-coach and Tavern Days
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Margaret Winthrop
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“The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it is called the present.”
Alice Morse Earle

“Every day may not be good...
but there's something good in every day”
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“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.”
Alice Morse Earle