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Thomas De Witt Talmage (1832–1902)

Talmage, Thomas De Witt. An American Presbyterian clergyman, lecturer, and educator; born at Bound Brook, NJ, Jan. 7, 1832; died in Washington, April 12, 1902. He became pastor of Brooklyn Tabernacle, 1869, and later of Lincoln Memorial Church, Washington, DC. He was the author of many essays, addresses, etc., upon moral and religious subjects, besides volumes of sermons. He edited the Christian at Work (New York, 1873–76); the Advance (Chicago, 1877–78). He wrote: ‘The Almond Tree in Blossom’ (1870); ‘Old Wells Dug Out’ (1874); ‘Every-Day Religion’ (1875); ‘The Masque Torn Off’ (1879); ‘The Marriage Ring’ (1886); ‘The Pathway of Life’; etc.