Lydia M. Child Quotes

Not in vain is Ireland pouring itself all over the earth. Divine Providence has a mission for her children to fulfill; though a mission unrecognized by political economists. There is ever a moral balance preserved in the universe, like the vibrations of the pendulum. The Irish, with their glowing hearts and reverent credulity, are needed in this cold age of intellect and skepticism.




Lydia M. Child, 1802-1880, Abolitionist & Editor, Letter, December 8, 1842

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Lydia M. Child
Lydia M. Child
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  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Activist

Lydia Maria Francis Child (February 11, 1802 – October 20, 1880), was an American abolitionist, women's rights activist, Native American rights activist, novelist, journalist, and opponent of American expansionism.