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Edmund Burke
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Observations on a Late Publication on the Present State of the Nation (1769), volume i, page 273.
Edmund Burke
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Letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol (April 3, 1777); as published in The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke (1899), vol. 2, p. 206.
Edmund Burke
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Speech at Bristol Previous to the Election (06 September 1780).
Edmund Burke
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On Pitt's First Speech (1781-02-26), from Wraxall's Memoirs, First Series, vol. i. p. 342.


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Born: January 12, 1729

Died: July 9, 1797 (aged 68)

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Statesman

Bio: Edmund Burke was an Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist and philosopher who, after moving to England, served for many years in the House of Commons of Great Britain as a member of the Whig party.

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