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The author is a Unitarian minister. Includes: Introductory Biography; [Selected] Quotations from Robert Ingersoll (Arranged Alphabetically by Subject); [Selected] Speeches of Ingersoll. Appendices on The Finest Theater in America (Beckwith Memorial Theater in Dowagiac, Michigan founded by Philo D. Beckwith, an admirer of Ingersoll); Dresden and Grammercy Park (Ingersoll was born in Dresden, New York in 1833 and lived for the last ten years of his life at 52 Grammercy Park in New York City); Three Nights to Remember (Ingersoll's speech on October 20, 1876 at a Republican rally in support of Rutherford B. Hayes, his lecture on October 8, 1896 to a crowd of nearly twenty thousand in Chicago, and his lecture on October 30, 1880 at the Academy of Music in Brooklyn, New York at which he was introduced by Henry Ward Beecher); [Selected] Economiums (a list of "notables" and their tributes to Ingersoll including Clara Barton, Luther Burbank, Andrew Carnegie, Clarence Darrow, Thomas Edison, Carrie Chapman Catt, W.C. Fields, James Garfield, Ernest Haeckel, Elbert Hubbard, H.L. Mencken, Carl Sandburg, Margaret Sanger, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Adlai Stevenson, Mark Twain, Walt Whitman and others). The author states that "Unless otherwise indicated, the quotations presented in this book are taken from The Complete Works of Robert Ingersoll, in twelve volumes, The First Dresden Edition, published in 1900. In an attempt to make the text as readable as possible, specific page and volume references have been omitted. In piecing together quotes, while no substantial material has been altered, arrangement has followed the desire to compress and include as many as possible in the available space." The author's goal is to introduce Ingersoll to a wider audience
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Book Description Prometheus Books, 1977. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110879750952
Book Description Prometheus Books, 1977. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0879750952