By Ludwig van Beethoven
The next publication involves short biographical commentaries approximately Beethoven, each one by way of sections of quotations attributed to the foundation. In those rates, Beethoven demonstrates his extreme preoccupation (or obsession) with pondering artistically and intelligently, and with aiding to relieve man's discomfort via supplying guy with musical artistic endeavors which may enlighten him, in an effort to turn into informed adequate to tug himself out of his distress. He felt immediate...
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At some point on the 100-mile journey, Harriet crossed the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, where free black dock workers willingly provided her with food and shelter and guided her through hidden tunnels and pathways along the marshy creeks and sodden woodlands of eastern Maryland. Impelled by visions of a pillar of clouds during the day and following the North Star by night, Harriet benefited from the aid of a white woman, Hannah Leverton, the wife of a Quaker mill owner. Handing the fugitive a slip of paper with two names on it, Leverton concealed Harriet in a wagon and had her husband drive her to the Delaware border.
Mobility and economic opportunity were also accessible to African Americans, as reflected by the city’s growing black middle class. The free black community also established its own churches and charities. The most influential of these institutions was the Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, founded in 1791 by the Reverend Richard Allen, a 26 HARRIET TUBMAN former slave. Patterning its discipline on Methodism, the AME Church quickly became the leading body among the city’s black Methodists with over 4,000 members by 1820.
Beethoven, as Revealed in His Own Words by Ludwig van Beethoven