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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bloomer, Amelia Jenks, 1818-1894 (search)
Bloomer, Amelia Jenks, 1818-1894 Reformer; born in Homer, N. Y., May 27, 1818; married Dexter C. Bloomer, of Seneca Falls, N. Y., in 1840; and began the publication of The Lily. devoted to woman's rights, prohibition, etc., in 1849. Me. and Mrs. Bloomer moved to Council Bluffs, Ia., in 1855, and she then lectured in the principal cities of the country . She recommended and wore a sanitary dress for women which became known as the Bloomer costume, although it was originated by Mrs. Elizabeth Smith Miller. It consisted of skirts reaching just below the knee and Turkish trousers. She died in Council Bluffs, Ia., Dec. 30, 1894.
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3, Chapter 1: re-formation and Reanimation.—1841. (search)
it of Christ. Christ is its pattern, its theme, its hope, its rejoicing, its advocate and protector, its author and finisher, its Alpha and Omega. . . . It appears that the subject of his [Beecher's] discourse was The last times, or the end of the world; and, in order suitably to affect the minds of those who listened to him, and to prepare them for the speedy coming of the Son of Man (an event, by the way, which we believe transpired eighteen Lib. 13.23, 27. hundred years ago), Father Miller, the head of the Second-Adventists, and so-called end-ofthe-world man, was at this epoch preaching in Massachusetts that the day of probation, preceding the millennium, was no further off than a date somewhere between the vernal equinoxes of 1843-44. he warns them to beware of those who abjure all stations of worldly trust and preferment; who insist that Christians cannot wield carnal weapons for the destruction of their enemies; who, when smitten on the one cheek, turn the other also to
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3, Chapter 6: third mission to England.—1846. (search)
Smooth as a child's breath through a whistle. The great attraction now of all Is the ‘Bazaar’ at Faneuil Hall, Where swarm the Anti-Slavery folks As thick, dear Miller, as your jokes. There's Garrison, his features very Benign for an incendiary, Beaming forth sunshine through his glasses On the surrounding lads and lasses, (No straitest size, Is narrower than beadneedles' eyes,— What wonder World and Church should call The true faith atheistical? Yet, after all, 'twixt you and me, Dear Miller, I could never see That Sin's and Error's ugly smirch Stained the walls only of the Church;— There are good priests, and men who take Freedom's torn cloak for lucother day, and he seemed to be especially pleased with it, and the account of Stephen Foster delighted him. Of that and Maria Chapman he spoke most particularly. Miller made one error, and only one, in his copy, and that was sweet instead of swift eyes. Mrs. Chapman's eyes are not sweet, but swift expresses exactly their rapid,
rah are now spending a few weeks at the pleasant residence of Samuel Philbrick in Brookline. The latter I have seen, but Angelina was too unwell, the day I called, to leave her room. She is suffering from the fever and ague. They both wear the Bloomer costume. A short skirt, with trousers (Lib. 21: 76). Mrs. [Amelia] Bloomer was among the first to wear the dress, and stoutly advocated its adoption in her paper, the Lily, published at Seneca Falls, N. Y. But it was introduced by Elizabeth Smith Miller, the daughter of the great philanthropist, Gerrit Smith, in 1850 ( Hist. Of Woman Suffrage, 1: 127; and see also pp. 469, 844). Theodore is at home on his farm. T. D. Weld. W. L. Garrison to S. J. May. Boston, Sept. 27, 1852. Ms. Thanks for your letter. You say, come, and the travelling Ms. Syracuse, Sept. 21, 1852. expenses shall be paid. . . . I will be with you. My plan is, to leave Boston on Wednesday morning, and lecture in Albany that evening, in compliance with a