\ɹˈuːfəs dˈɔːz], \ɹˈuːfəs dˈɔːz], \ɹ_ˈuː_f_ə_s d_ˈɔː_z]\
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An American poet; born in Boston, Jan. 26, 1803; died in Washington, D. C., Nov. 30, 1859. He wrote: "The Valley of the Nashaway, and Other Poems": (1830); "Geraldine" (1839), resembling Don Juan in form and treatment; the successful romance "Nix's Mate" (1840). His verses were sung at the laying of the corner-stone of Bunker Hill monument.
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