W. R. Alger
(28 Dec 1822 - 7 Feb 1905)
American clergyman and author who over many years gave lectures to lyceums and literary societies. He became chaplain of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1863. He wrote many articles in reviews and several books.
Science Quotes by W. R. Alger (1 quote)
When man seized the loadstone of science, the loadstar of superstition vanished in the clouds.
— W. R. Alger
In James Wood, Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources (1893), 544:20.