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date: 28 October 2020

Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803–82) American philosopher and poet, 

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature
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Dinah BirchDinah Birch

born in Boston, the son of a *Unitarian minister. He was educated at Harvard University, studied theology, was ordained, and became a pastor in Boston, but resigned because he felt unable to believe in the sacrament of the Lord's Supper. He departed in ... ...

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