the Great Compromiser


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United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)

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Cromwell is the great compromiser who seeks to defend king, country, church and family by whatever means, however unscrupulous.
If Ronald Reagan was the Great Communicator, then Bill Clinton has proven himself to be the Great Compromiser.
Mike Beebe of Searcy, the Henry Clay of the state legislature, meaning the great compromiser, that such flippancy would be counterproductive to a fair and dignified discussion of the important issue.
Clay, the Great Compromiser, was central for Lincoln, but the compromising that appealed to him was not a mere splitting of differences or "going along to get along.
Clay, remember, was also known as The Great Compromiser.