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Mary Artemisia Lathbury (1841 to 1913)
Breaking the Bread of Life.

Mary Artemisia Lathbury was born in Manchester, New York. The daughter of a Methodist minister, she became involved in many denominational activities. We remember her for some poems that became hymns: "Break Thou the Bread of Life," and "Day Is Dying in the West."


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