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Lydia Maria Child

Data de nascimento: 11. Fevereiro 1802
Data de falecimento: 20. Outubro 1880
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Lydia Maria Child foi uma escritora abolicionista estadunidense.

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„Woman stock is rising in the market.“

— Lydia Maria Child
Context: Woman stock is rising in the market. I shall not live to see women vote, but I'll come and rap on the ballot box. Letter to Sarah Shaw (1856)

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„The cure for all the ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows, and crimes of humanity, all lie in that one word LOVE. It is the divine vitality that produces and restores life.“

— Lydia Maria Child
Context: The cure for all the ills and wrongs, the cares, the sorrows, and crimes of humanity, all lie in that one word LOVE. It is the divine vitality that produces and restores life. To each and every one of us it gives the power of working miracles, if we will. [https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=dcYDAAAAQAAJ&rdid=book-dcYDAAAAQAAJ&rdot=1 Letters from New York] (1841-1843), p. 206, Letter XXVIII, 29 Sep 1842

„I think we have reason to thank God for Abraham Lincoln.“

— Lydia Maria Child
Context: I think we have reason to thank God for Abraham Lincoln. With all his deficiencies, it must be admitted that he has grown continually. Letter to George W. Julian (8 April 1865), as quoted in [http://books.google.com/books?id=4b8m7cv3wTIC&pg=PA335#v=onepage&q&f=false The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery], by Eric Foner, p. 336

„Fifty years hence, the black laws of Connecticut will be a greater source of amusement to the antiquarian, than her famous blue laws.“

— Lydia Maria Child
Context: I do not know how the affair at Canterbury is generally considered; but I have heard individuals of all parties and all opinions speak of it—and never without merriment or indignation. Fifty years hence, the black laws of Connecticut will be a greater source of amusement to the antiquarian, than her famous blue laws. [http://utc.iath.virginia.edu/abolitn/abeslmca5t.html Chapter VIII]

„Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kind, sunshiny old age.“

— Lydia Maria Child
Source: [http://www.bartleby.com/66/66/12266.html Letters from New York], vol. 1, letter 37

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„The United States is... a warning rather than an example to the world.“

— Lydia Maria Child
To the twenty-fifth-anniversary meeting of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society (1857)

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„It is impossible to exaggerate the evil work theology has done in the world.“

— Lydia Maria Child
[http://books.google.ca/books?id=mGmQMdHqj9AC&pg=PA451&dq=It+is+impossible+to+exaggerate+the+evil+work+theology++Lydia+Maria+Child&hl=en&sa=X&ei=At4QUYLKOrOM0QGp34DIBg&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=It%20is%20impossible%20to%20exaggerate%20the%20evil%20work%20theology%20%20Lydia%20Maria%20Child&f=false The Progress of Religious Ideas Through Successive Ages], 1855, p. 451, vol. 3

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