- Harriet (Elizabeth) Beecher,1811–96, U.S. abolitionist and novelist.
- a town in N Vermont: ski resort.
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With a beautiful location and rustic charm, a weekend in Stowe, Vermont can cure any life woes…especially during the fall.
With a number of great hiking trails and three nearby mountains, Stowe is a haven for outdoorsy types.
Schools Cressida: Stowe, Leeds University where she studied dance.
Your Mrs. Stowe says so, and it is so, without her testimony.Slavery Ordained of God
Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
What Mrs. Chisholm described to Mrs. Stowe as the secret of her success, applies to all life.Self-Help
I cried, in despair, for I heard the steps of the Superior and Mr. Stowe.
Stowe gets its chief fame from its pleasure-gardens, which Pope has commemorated.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
He would have done what Cervantes did, what Tourgenieff did, what Mrs. Stowe did.
- a mansion near Buckingham in N Buckinghamshire: built and decorated in the 17th and 18th centuries by Vanbrugh, Robert Adam, Grinling Gibbons, and William Kent; formerly the seat of the Dukes of Buckingham; fine landscaped gardens: now occupied by a public school
- Harriet Elizabeth Beecher. 1811–96, US writer, whose bestselling novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) contributed to the antislavery cause
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