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Benjamin Penhallow Shillaber

(1814—1890)


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(1814–90),

Boston author and printer, in 1847 created the character of Mrs. Partington for a newspaper on which he was employed. This character, a small-town Yankee Mrs. Malaprop, who discourses ...

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