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A famous American lawyer, orator and statesman; born at Essex, Mass., Oct. 1, 1799; died at Halifax, N. S., July 13, 1859. He succeeded Daniel Webster in the United States Senate (1841-45), and was long the acknowledged leader of the Massachusetts bar. He was one of the most distinguished of American orators. His works were published in 1863 (2 vols.).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- a rare mallow found only in Illinois resembling the common hollyhock and having pale rose-mauve flowers; sometimes placed genus Sphaeralcea