from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Shaftesbury, First Earl of. Title of Anthony Ashley Cooper. 1621-1683. English politician. Originally a Royalist, he later opposed Charles II in the English Civil War and is considered the founder of the Whig Party.
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- proper n. A town in Dorset, England.
- proper n. An English earldom.
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A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: (It) is believed to be two branches of Starbucks, one in Shaftesbury Avenue, junction with Rupert Street and one in Piccadilly.
If you happen to live near London, Terry Pratchett will be conducting an in-store signing at the Forbidden Planet Megastore in Shaftesbury Avenue, London on Monday 3rd November 2008, between 5.30 and 6. 30pm.
A "divine" temper in Shaftesbury's modern, secular sense extends this tolerance to a public who can
Conversation for Shaftesbury is the technique and care of the self.
Lady Caroline came to the club in Shaftesbury Avenue, and appeared to be wholly taken up by one great longing, a longing to get away from everybody she had ever known.
At length, in prosecution of this coarse and unhandsome jest, a sort of vessel with a turn-cock was constructed for holding wine, which was called a Shaftesbury, and used in the taverns of the royal party.
Unlike earlier thinkers, such as Shaftesbury, Smith does not treat sympathy and sociality as innate human faculties; for him, "fellow-feeling" arises through
The pursuit of happiness was also an issue for British philosophers such as Shaftesbury and Hutcheson.
Clearly, in the UK, pressure groups such as 'Care' have been carrying this mandate for many years, and social concern is central to the objectives of groups such as Shaftesbury and Oasis.
Abbas, so called because it was part of the land held by King Alfred's abbey at Shaftesbury, is the northern part.
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