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Difference between “British Cicero, the” and “Cicero of the British Senate, the”

British Cicero, the —(hist.) the name given to William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, a British politician (1708–1778).

Cicero of the British Senate, the —(hist.) the name given to George Canning, a British politician (1770–1827):

  • Canning was famous for his flowery orations, and was even nicknamed “The Cicero of the British Senate.”