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William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898)

Gladstone, William Ewart. An English statesman and writer on theological and philological subjects, essayist, and translator from the classics; born in Liverpool, Dec. 29, 1809; died at Hawarden, May 19, 1898. His place in literature has been made by ‘Juventus Mundi,’ ‘Studies in Homer and the Homeric Age,’ and a large number of essays, rich in thought and clear and weighty in style. His works include: ‘Church and State’; ‘Homeric Synchronism’; ‘Gleanings of Past Years’; a version of Horace; etc. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).