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Examples

  • Edmund Burke put up £50 for information, the Merchant Venturers contributed £500, the King a further £1,000.

    Morgan’s Run

  • His lips curled in faint contempt; the Morgans were staunch Whigs whose votes had contributed to the success of Edmund Burke and Henry Cruger at the elections last year—what a circus they had been!

    Morgan’s Run

  • Tis Edmund Burke ye have to thank for striking Lemaine and all Africa from the list of places thought possible transportation destinations.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Ballitore is the village in which Edmund Burke was educated by Abraham Shackleton, whose pupil he became in 1741, and from whose school he entered the college of Dublin in 1744.

    Selected English Letters

  • Edmund Burke in 1795 defined the word in English: “Those hell-hounds called terrorists … are let loose on the people.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • Edmund Burke spoke against them, and Colonel Isaac Barre, who had served in the colonies, warned that America was a sleeping giant and ought not to be provoked.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

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