Beecher

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Beecher United States clergyman who was a leader for the abolition of slavery (1813-1887)
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Usage

In literature:

This tattered group were with the fifty who drove off fifteen hundred Cheyennes and Kiowas on Beecher Island.
"When the West Was Young" by Frederick R. Bechdolt
Beecher, Henry Ward, 76.
"Whittier-land" by Samuel T. Pickard
The world has always made special place for the family of Beechers.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Beecher, Henry Ward, 1; 622.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
Your eyes flashed across to the unframed portrait of Henry Ward Beecher which stands upon the top of your books.
"The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 25, January 1893" by Various
This is Mame Beecher.
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill
Hooker, Isabella Beecher, 68-9.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Ward Beecher spent his last days on a Life of Christ.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Edited by Frederic Beecher Perkins; New York, G.P.
"How to Form a Library, 2nd ed" by H. B. Wheatley
Lyman Beecher as Lyman Beecher had no existence.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 91, May, 1865" by Various
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In poetry:

And you have that for which I pine
As you should pine for this fair creature:
Come, now, suppose we make a trade--
You take this gem, and send the Beecher!
"To De Witt Miller" by Eugene Field
The hale warl's glowerin' an' wonnerin' what text
Yer bluid-drinkin' parsons will open on next;
To Beecher an' Brownlow I'll juist say the word
Christ said to bauld Peter, 'twas, "Put up thy sword."
"Nuts To Crack For Cousin Sam" by Janet Hamilton
Jane Austen Beecher Stowe de Rouse
Was good beyond all earthly need;
But, on the other hand, her spouse
Was very, very bad indeed.
He smoked cigars, called churches slow,
And raced — but this she did not know.
"The Mare's Nest" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Harriet Beecher Stowe visited the White House during the late fall of 1862, ten years after the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin.
The Mercantile Library's Harriet Beecher Stowe Lecture featured New Yorker staff writer George Packer.
Lowering the Pedestal Under Brooklyn's Beecher.
Your article on Henry Ward Beecher, the "Brooklyn pastor with a vivid past" (Aug 10), is timely and interesting.
The Pid Beecher/Georgia Branch Family Reunion will be held on October 13, at the home of Bruce and Carolyn Wolfson, at 173 Joey Lane in Baxley.
"The Byron Complex" (September 12, 2002) Jacques Barzun, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and others assess the controversial life and poetry of Lord Byron.
Harriet Beecher Stowe describes her encounter with the legendary African-American activist.
Beecher athlete overcomes near-tragedy with faith and perseverence.
Beecher's Big Deal: When You Want a Big Ole Meaty Cheesy Sandwich.
As area fire departments were finishing up a long, strenuous day on Main Street, they were called to respond to a working brush fire at 181 Beecher Road.
Concrete and contaminated soil removal at the former Buckeye Products Corp. Site, 410 E Beecher St, is expected to begin in mid-December, the Adrian City Commission was told Monday.
Beecher upends Buena Vista in clash of Class C titans.
He was born in Beecher on Oct 1, 1926.
Beecher grad Rob Callaway plays first NFL game in midst of Dallas Cowboys tragedy.
In Harriet Beecher Stowe's moralistic short story, the tale's narrator recounts for an audience of curious boys the story of the legendary Captain Kidd and his haunted stash of ill-gotten gains.
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