Day 690

He thinketh no evil

November 19th, 2013

Henry Ward Beecher (brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe) was "probably the best-known Protestant minister in the United States", and the trial over his alleged affair with a married congregant enthralled the nation. (We previously passed by a building named in honor of William M. Evarts, his senior counsel during that trial.)

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  1. Sandi in Ashland says:

    “The reverend Henry Ward Beecher
    Called the hen a most elegant creature.
    The hen, pleased with that, laid an egg in his hat,
    And thus did the Hen Reward Beecher”…

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