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English, William Hayden

William Hayden English, 1822–96, U.S. Congressman (1853–61), b. Scott co., Ind. A lawyer, he entered politics and served in the House of Representatives (1853–1861). In 1858, when the terms under which Kansas would be admitted to the Union were a crucial question, he proposed a compromise; Kansas was offered a land grant if it would accept the proslavery Lecompton Constitution. Southern votes passed the "English compromise," but the Kansans—as English is said to have foreseen—refused it. He was vice presidential running mate to Gen. W. S. Hancock on the unsuccessful Democratic ticket in 1880.

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English Hymnal, The

English Hymnal, The. Coll. of Eng. hymns and tunes pubd. 1906 (rev. 1933) ed. by Percy Dearmer with Vaughan Williams as mus. ed. Incl. several hymn tunes by Vaughan Williams and others by his Eng. contemporaries, several being adaptations of folk-songs.

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