Books: Godlike Daniel*

DANIEL WEBSTER—Claude M. Fuess— Little, Brown ($10).† If a decent interval has interposed between you and your schooldays, you probably think of Daniel Webster as a forbidding old party who invented U. S. oratory and was somehow not elected President. Perhaps you may have the idea he wrote a dictionary.**With the exception of the bit about the dictionary, your memory is accurate if not exhaustive. No debunker but a solid and serious historian, Fuess has filled two fat volumes with facts about his hero, facts which somehow, however, do not add up into...

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