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Harriet Martineau

Harriet Martineau (12 June 1802 – 27 June 1876) was an English social theorist and Whig writer, often cited as the first female sociologist.

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Harriet Martineau - Death
... Harriet Martineau died at "The Knoll" on 27 June 1876 ... as strong devotion to her brother James Martineau, a theologian ...
Erasmus Alvey Darwin - Harriet Martineau
... by the fiercely independent literary Whig Harriet Martineau, and telling him that "Erasmus knows her is a very great admirer every body reads her little ... dinner parties, spending his days with Miss Martineau ... Charles wrote that "Erasmus is just returned from driving out Miss Martineau.— Our only protection from so admirable a sister-in-law is in her working him too hard ...
List Of Liberal Theorists - From Locke To Mill - Harriet Martineau
... Harriet Martineau (United Kingdom, 1802–1876) Some literature Illustrations of Political Economy, 1832–1834 Theory and Practice of Society in America, 1837 The Martyr Age of the United States ...

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    But is it not the fact that religion emanates from the nature, from the moral state of the individual? Is it not therefore true that unless the nature be completely exercised, the moral state harmonised, the religion cannot be healthy?
    Harriet Martineau (1802–1876)

    Laws and customs may be creative of vice; and should be therefore perpetually under process of observation and correction: but laws and customs cannot be creative of virtue: they may encourage and help to preserve it; but they cannot originate it.
    —Harriet Martineau (1802–1876)