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ISBN-13: 9781342063502

ISBN-10: 1977731279

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Ancestry—Beecher—Ward—Foote—The Anvil—The Oak—Courtship and Marriage of Lyman Beecher and Roxana Foote—Home at East Hampton, lengthy Island—Removal to Litchfield, Connecticut.
Henry Ward Beecher used to assert that first thing for a guy to do, if he may achieve existence, is to “choose a superb parents to be born of.” He himself used to be eminently clever, or lucky, because the case could be, during this matter.
“My earthly life,” he says, “was given me by means of of the easiest people who ever lived on earth.” His father, Lyman Beecher, was once one of many best preachers, reformers, and controversialists of his day. reliable in physique and brain, choked with sensibility, aflame with enthusiasm, dedicated to the top goals and completely unselfish in existence, a Christian in whom deep spirituality and powerful good judgment have been fortunately mixed, he was once simply the guy to transmit first-class features to his young ones; a father to be loved whereas dwelling, and to be remembered with love and reverence after his death.

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