“A noble Life--Rule—For this Life and Eternity, Trust in the Lord, And do good -Harriet Beecher Stowe"
Item Number: 14139
Harriet Beecher Stowe
American Author and abolitionist Her book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, galvanized the American North to the Anti-Slavery movement. Handwritten note on an thick off-white card with gilt edges measuring 6.75" x 4.5", signed “Harriet Beecher Stowe, Feb’y 20, 1888.” Stowe pens a religious quote. In full: “A noble Life--Rule—For this Life and Eternity, Trust in the Lord, And do good.” In fine condition. The phrase quoted here by Stowe, "A Noble Life," appears in her collected writings "And instances are not wanting of those who have turned away from the flattery of admirers to prostrate themselves at the feet of a genuine hero who never wooed them except by heroic deeds and the rhetoric of a noble life."