Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

John Abercrombie

Benedictine Monk executed for his Roman Catholicism

"Candor may be considered as a compound of justice and the love of truth."

"The sound and proper exercise of the imagination may be made to contribute to the cultivation of all that is virtuous and estimable in the human character."