English author, Anglican prelate.
1860 - Born 6th of June at Crayke, Yorkshire, England.
Educated at Eton College and at King's College, Cambridge.
1888 - He was a tutor at Hertford College, Oxford.
- Ordained as a deacon.
1907 - Professor of divinity at Jesus College, Cambridge, holding the Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity chair.
1911 - Chosen by Prime Minister Asquith to be the Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral in London. He retired in 1934.
1920-1921 - President of the Aristotelian Society.
1921-1946 - Columnist for the Evening Standard.
1921-1951 - He was a trustee of London's National Portrait Gallery.
1954 - He spent his later life in Wallingford, where he died 26th of February.
Wrote "Christian Mysticism" 1899, "Outspoken Essays" 1919-1922, "Lay Thoughts of a Dean" 1926.
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- "The happiest people seem to be Those who have no particular cause for being happy Except that they are so."
- "The aim of education is the knowledge not of fact, but of values."
- "What is originality? Undetected plagiarism."
- "Worry is interest paid on trouble before it is due."
- "Many people believe they are attracted by God, or by Nature, when they are only repelled by man."