Olympia Brown


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  • ''The more we learn of science, the more we see that its wonderful mysteries are all explained by a few simple laws so connected together and so dependent upon each other, that we see the same mind animating them all.''
    Olympia Brown (1835-1900), U.S. minister, first woman ordained in U.S. sermon, c. Jan. 13, 1895, Mukwonago, Wisconsin; repr. In Annual Journal of the Universalist Historical Society, vol. 4 (1963). Olympia Brown, An Autobiography, ed. Gwendolen B. Willis (1960).
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  • ''He who never sacrificed a present to a future good or a personal to a general one can speak of happiness only as the blind do of colors.''
    Olympia Brown (1835-1900), U.S. minister, first woman ordained in U.S. sermon, c. Jan. 13, 1895, Mukwonago, Wisconsin; repr. In Annual Journal of the Universalist Historical Society, vol. 4 (1963). Olympia Brown, An Autobiography, ed. Gwendolen B. Willis (1960).

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