Sunday, June 14, 2009

Bitterest Tears - Quotation - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone."

from Little Foxes by Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe, published under the pseudonym, Christopher Crowfield, page 128. (Boston, USA: Fields Osgood & Co., 1869)
(Accessed at Google Books. Original from Harvard University, digitized 27 Nov 2007: )

Her grave is in Phillips Academy's Cemetery at Andover in Massachusetts, USA. She was born 14 June 1811; died 1 July 1896.
Her husband and one son were buried in this cemetery before her.

A description of her funeral was published in The New York Times.

MRS. STOWE'S FUNERAL; The Burial at Andover -- Her Old Home in Mourning.
4 July, 1896, Wednesday, page 4.

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