me—as Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Henry, Mason, Clay, Calhoun, and Andrew Jackson had come before him—from a Sousplayed to most striking advantage.
The great triumvirate, Clay, Webster and Calhoun, were in the Senate then, as were alsoy fell upon Jefferson Davis.
The compromise measure of Mr. Clay of 1850 he opposed, and insisted on adhering to the line een ruthlessly hewn down and cast into the fire.
Meeting Mr. Clay and Mr. Berrien, of Georgia, together in the Capitol grounds one day, Mr. Clay urged him in a friendly way to support his bill, saying he thought it would give peace to the country lves, not our children, were involved in civil war.
When Clay on one occasion bantered him to future discussion, Now is thill the personal relations of these two great leaders.
Henry Clay was full of that generosity which recognized the foeman hat breathed peace over all political antagonism.
Lieutenant-Colonel Clay, the son of the Whig leader, had been slain in the