Litchfield was the birthplace of Ethan Allen; of Henry Ward Beecher; of Harriet Beecher Stowe, whose novel, Poganuc People, presents a picture of social conditions in Litchfield during her girlhood; of Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (1760-1833); of John Pierpont (1785-1866), the poet, preacher and lecturer; and of Charles Loring Brace, the philanthropist.
The following is a selection from the literature of the subject: Harriet Martineau, The English Lakes (Windermere, 1858); Mrs Lynn Linton, The Lake Country (London, 1864); E.
The hills rise, especially on the east coast, to a considerable elevation: the chief heights being in the North Andaman, Saddle Peak (2400 ft.); in the Middle Andaman, Mount Diavolo behind Cuthbert Bay (1678 ft.); in the South Andaman, Koiob (1505 ft.), Mount Harriet (1193 ft.) and the Cholunga range (1063 ft.); and in Rutland Island, Ford's Peak (1422 ft.).
HARRIET ELIZABETH STOWE [BEECHER] (1811-1896), American writer and philanthropist, seventh child of Lyman and Roxana (Foote) Beecher, was born at Litchfield, Connecticut, U.S.A., on the, 4th of June 1811.
Get ready to grab your dust mop, Harriet.
See Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe, compiled from her letters and journals by her son, Charles Edward Stowe (Boston, 1890).
Life and Letters of Harriet Beecher Stowe, edited by Annie Fields (Boston, 1898).
On the 15th of July 1815 he married Harriet, daughter of the Hon.
During the seven years of his married life Mill published less than in any other period of his career, but four of his most ' Mrs Taylor (Harriet Hardy) was the wife of John Taylor, a wholesale druggist in the city of London.
Noack, Homerische Paldste (1903); Excavations at Phylakopi, by members of the British School at Athens (1904); Harriet A.
Parkhurst, Mrs Florence Merriam Bailey, Olive Thorne Miller (Mrs Harriet Mann Miller) and Mrs Mabel Osgood Wright.
Ambleside, or its environs, was also the place of residence of Dr Arnold (of Rugby), who spent there the vacations of the last ten years of his life; and of Harriet Martineau, who built herself a house there in 1845.
Keane, The Boer States, Land and People (1900); Harriet A.
About this time he married Emily Harriet, daughter of the 3rd efrl of Mornington, and Wellington's niece.
Harriet Martineau, 2 vols., London, 18 53; 3 vols.
It was in this form that he criticized the " atheistic mesmerism " to which his sister Harriet had committed herself, and she never forgave his criticism.
Thrice married, he had a large family, his seven sons becoming Congregational clergymen, and his daughters, Harriet Beecher Stowe (q.v.) and Catherine Esther Beecher, attaining literary distinction.
She was educated at Litchfield Seminary, and from 1822 to 1832 conducted a school for girls at Hartford, Connecticut, with her sister Harriet's assistance, and from 1832 to 1834 conducted a similar school in Cincinnati.
Wilkins-Freeman, Harriet B.
1815) was conductor, and one of the stations was the home of Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe, who lived in Cincinnati from 1832 to 1850, and gathered there much material embodied in Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Prentice, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Charles Dudley Warner, Samuel L.
In igoi he married the Swedish actress Harriet Bosse, from whom he was amicably separated soon afterwards.
In 1792 Mrs Sarah Pierce made one of the first efforts toward the higher education of women in the United States by opening in Litchfield her Female Seminary, which had an influential career of about forty years, and numbered among its alumnae Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mrs Marshall O.
in Andover, and Harriet Beecher Stowe lived here from 1852 to 1864 and is buried here.
Meanwhile his second wife died in 1880, and in the next year he married Miss Harriet Robson.
In 1805 he married Harriet Burrow, whose mother, a widow, kept an establishment for lunatics in Hoxton.
Now began what Harriet Martineau called "the martyr age in America."
His wife, Harriet Lewin (1792-1878), was the daughter of Thomas Lewin, a retired Indian civilian, settled in Southampton.
Madison's home was peculiarly a centre for literary travellers in his last years; when he was eighty-three he was visited by Harriet Martineau, who reported her conversations with him in her Retrospect of Western Travel (1838).
The Packer Collegiate Institute, opened as the successor of the Brooklyn Female Academy, in 1854, and endowed by Mrs Harriet L.
Curtis (1813-1889), known by her pen name, " Mina Myrtle," and by Harriet Farley (1817-1907), who became manager and proprietor, and published selections from the Offering under the titles Shells from the Strand of the Sea of Genius (1847) and Mind among the Spindles (1849), with an introduction by Charles Knight.
Harriet Hanson wrote Early Factory Labor in New England (1883) and Loom and Spindle (1898), an important contribution to the industrial and social history of Lowell.
(Boston, 1880); Illustrated History of Lowell, Massachusetts (Lowell, 1897); the books of Harriet H.
(Isopoda), Sars (1896-1899), while their multitude precludes specification of important contributions by Benedict, Bovallius, Chilton, Dohrn, Dollfus, Fraisse, Giard and Bonnier, Harger, Haswell, Kossmann, Miers, M`Murrich, Norman, Harriet Richardson, Ohlin, Studer, G.
Next year he married Harriet Ann Taylor, whose father had been the founder and proprietor of the Manchester Guardian.
Some of his speeches were published under the title, Forty Years of Oratory (2 vols., Indianapolis, Indiana, 1898), edited by his three sons and his daughter, Harriet C. Voorhees, and with a biographical sketch by T.
There is also an International hospital for the treatment of others than Italians, which was built by Lady Harriet Bentinck and is managed by an international committee; a German hospital; and a hospital erected by the representatives of Baron Adolphe de Rothschild.
Four children were born of the marriage - a son who died in his father's lifetime, and was lamented by him in very touching verse; another a captain in the navy, drowned at Madeira in 1827; a third son, Charles, afterwards created Earl Canning; and a daughter Harriet, who married the marquess of Clanricarde in 1825.
He was the eighth child of Lyman and Roxana Foote Beecher, and brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Under the first superior, Harriet Monsell, the numbers grew apace, and are now above 200.
Carter, Memoir of Harriet Monsell; Dr R.
The numerous small lakes in the city (there are about 200 lakes in Hennepin county) have been incorporated in the park system; among them are Lake Harriet (353 acres; in Lake Harriet Park), Lake Calhoun (on which are extensive public baths), Lake Amelia (295 acres), Lake of the Isles (loo acres), Cedar Lake, Powder Horn Lake (in the park of that name) and Sandy Lake (in Columbia Park).
Meanwhile he had in 1861 married his first wife, Miss Harriet Kenrick (she died in 1863), and had gradually come to take an increasingly important part in the municipal and political life of Birmingham.
This included sculptured busts of Lucy Stone, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Frances Willard, Harriet Martineau, Mary Livermore and William Lloyd Garrison.
Harriet - am I starting a new craze here?
Strong Poison When Mystery writer Harriet Vane is accused of the murder of her lover, the evidence seems pretty damning.
Penelope Wilton as Harriet jones Or Don Warrington as Mr President i`d say harriet jones, were not a democratic country.
New-Fangled inventions The Crystal Palace was a wonderful feat of engineering COL.Comet.Data.EntityClasses.WitnessEntity Harriet, Countess Granville Question 1: Who are you?
Unbeknownst to either of them, a killer had dropped a highly lethal addition into Harriet's cold drink.
Thus, Harriet Harman remained on the NEC ballot paper despite having failed to be properly nominated by her constituency party.
Posted by Harriet on 21 March, 2006 at 1:57 PM I've bought navy shoe polish from Morrison's.
At Derry, similar honors awaited us, and by the end of the day my Harriet had got quite pompous.
Harriet behaved extremely well on the occasion, with great self-command.
shoot Christmas special was the first GH episode shot entirely on videotape; Harriet returned to regular Grange Hill in 1987.
But no one can say that Harriet is not tenacious.
At her mother's death in 1815 she came most directly under the influence of her eldest sister Catherine, eleven years her senior, a woman of keen intellect, who a few years later set up a school in Hartford to which Harriet went, first as a pupil, afterwards as teacher.
Catherine Beecher, who was eager to establish what should be in effect a pioneer college for women, accompanied him; and with her went Harriet as an assistant, taking an active part in the literary and school life, contributing stories and sketches to local journals and compiling a school geography.
Public sentiment in the North was deeply stirred by the Uncle Ton's Cabin (1852) of Mrs Harriet Beecher Stowe, which, as Senior said, under the disguise of a novel was really a pamphlet against the Fugitive Slave Law.
JAMES MARTINEAU (1805-1900), English philosopher and divine, was born at Norwich on the 21st of April 1805, the seventh child of Thomas Martineau and Elizabeth Rankin, the sixth, his senior by almost three years, being his sister Harriet (see above).
Norman, through whom he met his wife, Miss Harriet Lewin (see below).
Famous contributors to the Offering were Harriet Hanson (b.
The Christmas special was the first GH episode shot entirely on videotape; Harriet returned to regular Grange Hill in 1987.
Harriet and her three aunts must move like greased lightening if they 're to get on the trail of the slippery cattle thieves.
Twain's next-door neighbor was author Harriet Beecher Stowe.
The Harriet Lane Handbook, 15th ed. Philadelphia: Mosby, 2000.
The Harriet Lane Handbook, 15th ed. Philadelphia: Mosby Publishing, 2000.
The Harriet Lane Handbook 15th ed. Mosby Publishing, Philadelphia, 2000.
The Harriet Lane Handbook, 15th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby Publishing, 2000.
If you have a little James Bond or Harriet the Spy in your house, you might be interested in purchasing toy spy kits.
The Shelley she was living with in unwed bliss was still married to his first wife Harriet; Mary would not become Mary Shelley for another three years.
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