"Lemuel Kelley Washburn" was an American Freethought/free-thinker writer. He was the compiler of a Cosmian hymn book – a collection of original and selected hymns (1888) announced as "perfectly free from all sectarianism." He published various Atheism/atheist articles including The miracles of Jesus: and other essays (1917).

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If we do not need to worship God six days in the week why do we need to worship him on the seventh?

The foolish and cruel notion that a wife is to obey her husband has sent more women to the grave than to the courts for a divorce.

Honesty is never seen sitting astride the fence.

What has God revealed to man that has ever helped him get a living?

If God exists, what objection can he have to saying so?

If there were no ministers and no priests, how long would there be any churches? Lemuel K.