Henry Ward Beecher


Born
in The United States
June 24, 1813

Died
March 08, 1887

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Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887) was a prominent, theologically liberal American 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 famous American trials of the Nineteenth century.

Average rating: 3.81 · 216 ratings · 31 reviews · 276 distinct works
Twelve Causes of Dishonesty

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Prayers from Plymouth Pulpit

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Life Thoughts Gathered from...

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The National Flag

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Conflict of Northern and So...

3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2007 — 15 editions
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Norwood: or, Village life i...

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1989 — 25 editions
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Star Papers; Or, Experience...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1855 — 32 editions
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The Life of Jesus, The Christ

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A Memorial of Ulysses S. Gr...

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Eyes and ears

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“Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?”
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“We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.”
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“Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.”
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