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Lydia Maria Child

Geburtstag: 11. Februar 1802
Todesdatum: 20. Oktober 1880
Andere Namen:Lydia Child

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Lydia Maria Child war eine US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin, Abolitionistin und Frauenrechtlerin.

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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)

„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. Chapter VIII http://utc.iath.virginia.edu/abolitn/abeslmca5t.html

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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. Letters from New York https://play.google.com/store/books/details?id=dcYDAAAAQAAJ&rdid=book-dcYDAAAAQAAJ&rdot=1 (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 The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery http://books.google.com/books?id=4b8m7cv3wTIC&pg=PA335#v=onepage&q&f=false, by Eric Foner, p. 336

„Over the river, and through the wood,
To grandfather's house we go;
The horse knows the way,
To carry the sleigh,
Through the white and drifted snow.“

—  Lydia Maria Child
The New England Boy's Song About Thanksgiving Day http://www.potw.org/archive/potw64.html, st. 1, from Flowers for Children (1844-1846).

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„I was gravely warned by some of my female acquaintances that no woman could expect to be regarded as a lady after she had written a book.“

—  Lydia Maria Child
"Concerning Women", Independent, 21 Oct 1869, as quoted in "Extracts from 'Concerning Women'" in A Lydia Maria Child Reader (1997), edited by Carolyn L. Karcher, p 403 https://books.google.com/books?id=l1lv2eDR-ocC&pg=PA403&lpg=PA403&dq=%22no+woman+could+expect+to+be+regarded+as+a+lady+after+she+had+written+a+book%22&source=bl&ots=m4wJPHeLvD&sig=tyepgWWYYRTodRbMJwCW5wZOwvs&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi4jdDQ4ojSAhWKSiYKHZl_AnUQ6AEIKzAD#v=onepage&q=%22no%20woman%20could%20expect%20to%20be%20regarded%20as%20a%20lady%20after%20she%20had%20written%20a%20book%22&f=false.

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

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

„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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