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  • at Islington. The vicar, Mr. Gery, encouraged him to exchange his early whiggism for tory and high-church principles. On the death of his father, his mother
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  • published two powerful pamphlets, 'A Letter to Lord Brougham' and 'The Whiggism of the Old School,' 1839, in which he ably stated the popular view. In
    313 bytes (2,169 words) - 13:10, 19 July 2012
  • aristocratic celebrities of her day. In the memorable year 1 745 she vented her Whiggism in a squib upon Prince Charlie, and narrowly escaped being taken by the
    287 bytes (440 words) - 01:48, 27 June 2013
  • accused, with Slingsby Bethel [q. v.], Cornish, and other champions of whiggism, of having endeavoured to induce Fitz-Harris to make false confessions
    384 bytes (1,561 words) - 22:08, 16 February 2013
  • to 1796. Their controversies did not disturb their friendship. Millar's whiggism made him conspicuous at a time when Scotland was chiefly in the hands of
    376 bytes (1,754 words) - 12:51, 6 April 2013
  • and Hurd. Even amid the terrors of the French Revolution he adhered to Whiggism., and his correspondence included every man of eminence, either literary
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  • best to make things easy.' Yet Ellys was a 'moderate whig,' though his whiggism is described as tempered by 'a zealous attachment to our ecclesiastical
    323 bytes (755 words) - 16:38, 30 April 2011
  • joined heartily in the revolution of 1688, and seems to have adhered to whiggism throughout life. From January 1701 to July 1702, and from May 1705 to August
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  • The sympathies of Prideaux inclined to Low Churchism in religion and to Whiggism in politics, and he took an active part in the controversies of the day
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  • The American Review: Volume 1, February  (1845)  The Result of the Election 1315129The American Review: Volume 1, February — The Result of the Election1845
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  • brave officer, but dissolute and extravagant. His staunch and aggressive whiggism marked him out for political attack, for which his profligate conduct furnished
    435 bytes (1,110 words) - 09:28, 9 April 2014
  • new ser. iii. 618, 1700, 1733). After Canning's death he drifted into whiggism, and was a firm supporter of parliamentary reform (Walpole, Life of Earl
    463 bytes (1,286 words) - 07:16, 16 March 2013
  • knowledge of ensilage and stock-breeding. Though born in the ‘purple of whiggism’ and possessed of a caustic tongue, he was abnormally shy and retiring
    369 bytes (1,367 words) - 15:25, 8 September 2011
  • Whig: Afterwards, by joining with the Whigs, he became an apostate from Whiggism, and turned Tory. So wildly do men run on to confound names and things:
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  • The American Review: Volume 2, December  (1845)  The Whig Party: its Position and Duties 1189308The American Review: Volume 2, December — The Whig
    537 bytes (11,017 words) - 19:04, 18 April 2012
  • consisting of 'a few square yards and a scarcely habitable farmhouse.' His whiggism prevented official preferment, but he soon shared with Jeffrey the leadership
    379 bytes (1,757 words) - 13:09, 7 May 2012
  • modern sense, he takes broad and sensible views of facts. His old-fashioned whiggism, especially in the constitutional history, caused bitter resentment among
    332 bytes (2,235 words) - 21:01, 31 December 2012
  • his sermons, and favoured him till her death, in spite of the outspoken whiggism which made him specially offensive to her favourite party. His fulfilment
    394 bytes (2,364 words) - 16:11, 17 August 2011
  • politics. She sympathised with the French revolution: ‘I was educated in whiggism,’ she wrote to Dr. Parr in 1793. Miss Seward bequeathed her literary works
    401 bytes (1,862 words) - 00:33, 9 September 2011
  • Edinburgh, vacated in 1801 by the resignation of A. F. Tytler, but his whiggism made success hopeless. He married Miss Wilson on 1 Nov. 1801; she had no
    349 bytes (5,756 words) - 15:59, 28 December 2012

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