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William Ware (1797–1852)

Ware, William. An American clergyman, editor, and author; born at Hingham, MA, Aug. 3, 1797; died at Cambridge, MA, Feb. 19, 1852. In addition to his pastorates, and his editorship of the Christian Examiner, he wrote the following: ‘Letters from Palmyra’ (1837), first published in the Knickerbocker Magazine, subsequently republished as ‘Zenobia; or, The Fall of Palmyra’ (new ed. 1868); ‘Probus; or, Rome in the Third Century’ (1838), republished as ‘Aurelian’ (new ed. 1868); ‘Julian; or, Scenes in Judea’ (1841); ‘Sketches of European Capitals’ (1851); ‘Lectures on the Works and Genius of Washington Allston’ (1852); and a ‘Life of Nathaniel Bacon,’ in Sparks’s series. He edited ‘American Unitarian Biography’ (1850).