Name the individual who was described in
the following ways by these observers for his actions in 1859:
Herman Melville--"the meteor of the war"
Henry David Thoreau--"an angel of light"
Frederick Douglass--"His zeal in the cause of freedom was infinitely
superior to mine. Mine was as the taper light; his was as the burning
(A) Abraham Lincoln
(B) John Brown
(C) Stephen Douglas
(D) Robert E. Lee
(E) William Lloyd Garrison