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The New International Encyclopædia/Haweis, Hugh Reginald

HAWEIS, häz, Hugh Reginald (1838-1901). An English clergyman and author. He was born at Egham, Surrey; graduated at Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1859; served under Garibaldi at the siege of Capua; and in 1860 became curate of Saint James's Church, Marylebone, London. Indefatigable in his efforts to educate the masses, he strongly advocated the opening of libraries, galleries, and museums on Sundays. He often lectured at the Royal Institution, and was the Lowell Institute lecturer in Boston in 1885. He was the Anglican delegate to the Chicago Parliament of Religions in 1893, and for the next two years continued a successful lecture and preaching tour around the world. His numerous published works include: Music and Morals (1871); American Humorists (1883); Christ and Christianity (5 vols., 1886-87); The Broad Church (1891); Travel and Talk (2 vols., 1897); and Old Violins (1898).