\hˈɜːmən mˈɛɹa͡ɪvə͡l], \hˈɜːmən mˈɛɹaɪvəl], \h_ˈɜː_m_ə_n m_ˈɛ_ɹ_aɪ_v_əl]\
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An English statesman, political economist, and historical writer, brother of Charles; born at Dawlish, Devon shire, Nov. 8, 1806; died in London, Feb. o, 1874. He was professor of political economy at Oxford, 1837-42; under-secretary for the colonies, 1848-60; perpetual under-secretary for India. He wrote: "Colonization and Colonies" (2 vols., 1841), the best work on the subject; "Historical Studies" (1865); etc.
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- An American poet; born Newport, Ky., Dec. 18, 1815; died in Ind., Aug. 4, 1893. She is known for her patriotic and war poems, including: "Paddle Your Own Canoe"; "Left on the Battlefield"; etc. "Poems"(New York, 1865; Indianapolis, 1886).