George Edward Ellis

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George Edward Ellis (8 August 1814 – 20 December 1894) was an American historian, a professor of theology, and a Unitarian pastor in Massachusetts.


  • The Indian, in the lack of help from any artificial educational processes, gathered his wood-craft and his skill from two sources. His main reliance was ever on his own individual observation, the training of his own senses, the increasing and improving of his own personal experience. Beyond this he was helped in anticipating such acquisitions, or in extending his knowledge, by the free communication from his elders of facts and phenomena beyond his immediate ken.

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