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  • Detesting the new liberal regime in Spain, they planned to shift authority over Mexico from the Madrid government to the Council of the Indies, a traditional body of priests and lawyers that had been in business since the Conquest.

    Chameleon adventurer: the astonishing career of Agustín de Iturbide

  • Detesting the new liberal regime in Spain, they planned to shift authority over Mexico from the Madrid government to the Council of the Indies, a traditional body of priests and lawyers that had been in business since the Conquest.

    Chameleon adventurer: the astonishing career of Agustín de Iturbide

  • Detesting the new liberal regime in Spain, they planned to shift authority over Mexico from the Madrid government to the Council of the Indies, a traditional body of priests and lawyers that had been in business since the Conquest.

    Chameleon adventurer: the astonishing career of Agustín de Iturbide

  • Detesting the new liberal regime in Spain, they planned to shift authority over Mexico from the Madrid government to the Council of the Indies, a traditional body of priests and lawyers that had been in business since the Conquest.

    Chameleon adventurer: the astonishing career of Agustín de Iturbide

  • Detesting Panama–this “God-forsaken country” he called it in one letter to Taft–he appears to have been haunted by the fate of his French predecessors.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • Detesting Panama–this “God-forsaken country” he called it in one letter to Taft–he appears to have been haunted by the fate of his French predecessors.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • Detesting her superiors in rank and position, she soon managed to cut off Aurore from all intercourse with her father's family, and thus to frustrate every prospect of her marriage in the sphere for which she had been so carefully educated.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 49, November, 1861

  • Detesting war, the Utopians make a practice of hiring certain barbarians who, conveniently, are their neighbors, to do whatever fighting is necessary for their defense, and they win if possible, not by the revolting slaughter of pitched battles, but by the assassination of their enemies 'generals.

    A History of English Literature

  • Detesting the weak and crooked policy of Mar and viewing from his calm position as an inferior actor, with a fiendish pleasure, the embarrassments and mistakes of him whom he hated, stood the Master of Sinclair.

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745 Volume III.

  • Detesting idleness, I pass my vacant time in business (he was a shoemaker at Horncastle, in Lincolnshire) and work in my shoeshop near the church day after day until such time as I am required elsewhere.

    A Book of Remarkable Criminals

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