A Whig political leader of the early nineteenth century known for his efforts to keep the United States one nation despite sharp controversy among Americans over slavery. Clay represented Kentucky, first in the House of Representatives and then in the Senate. He was known as the “Great Pacificator” because of his prominent role in producing the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850.
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There are also essays on Jean Rys, Sylvia Plath, the Brontës, and Henry Roth.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Police then lied to Henry by telling him that if he admitted his guilt, he could go home.
Henry only signed the statement because he believed that he had to do that in order to go home.
He once remarked to me that “Henry Fonda turns in the same performance year after year and the critics always call it wonderful.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Under Henry II, Marshal continued to ascend, as the king rewarded his service with land, a wife, and a title.England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame|William O’Connor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Henry Rowley Bishop, a noted English music composer, died, aged 68.
Henry Hudson sailed from Gravesend on his first voyage for the discovery of a northwest passage to India.
Since Henry Hawk could sit in a great elm far up the road and see himp.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
The British had fired 143 cannon shot into the fort before the arrival of Gen. Clay.
A white woman, Mrs. Henry Jacobi, who had been taken prisoner early in the month, crossed the plain holding a white flag.The Red Year|Louis Tracy