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Epes Sargent (1813–1880)

Sargent, Epes. An American journalist, dramatist, verse- and prose-writer; born in Gloucester, MA, Sept. 27, 1813; died in Boston, Dec. 31, 1880. His works include: ‘Change Makes Change,’ a comedy; ‘The Priestess,’ a tragedy; ‘Wealth and Worth’ (1840), a novel; ‘Peculiar: A Tale of the Great Transition’ (1863); ‘Life of Henry Clay.’ ‘Songs of the Sea’ and ‘A Life on the Ocean Wave’ are the most popular of his verses. His ‘Cyclopædia of English and American Poetry’ was published in 1883.