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Whig- and Tory

... Whig- and Tory. The word Whig was given to the Liberal Party in England the in Cromwell’s time, and was taken from the initial letters of their own motto ‘‘Wo hope in God,” but Drydeu, iu IBtS” wrote them in these terms Damned ncutors, in their middle ...

CHEW WHIG RUGBY TOPICS

... CHEW WHIG RUGBY TOPICS TAUNTON-WELLINGTON MATCH TO-DAY’S FIXTURE AT PRIORY PARK [BY SPHINX. I Taunton and Wellington meet at Taunton to-day in what should a most interesting struggle. It will certainly no kid-glove' aiiair. Wellington come to Taunton ...

WHIG PEOPLE’S GOLDIOI. IF YOU WANT A PRIZE

... WHIG PEOPLE’S GOLDIOI. IF YOU WANT PRIZE. Plcaso write on one bide of the paper only, and in ink if posbible. All contributions sent in must be in the handwriting of the girl or boy in whoso na they are stmt. No prizes will awarded for any contributions ...

MEADE KING

... mind that the name had disappeared because the Whig 1800 was the Conservative of to-day. The actual line dividing Whig and Tory was very narrow one indeed The first William Pitt, the Earl Chatham, was a. Whig, and did not suppose there ever was finer or ...

TRUE MEANING OF CONSERVATISM

... their opponents Whigs, not on account of anything they wore on their heads —(laughter)—tyit because whig was the name given in Scotland to sour milk, and they could not tnink of anything nastier. (Renewed laughter.) The Whigs retaliated by calling ...

LOCAL NOTES & QUERIES

... Europe following Marlborough Campaigns. The Whigs on the whole against this peace, The Schism Act levelled against the Dissenters, and especially schools. The Whigs were against this, Protestant Succession. The Whigs, with many moderate Tories, were for this ...

LAY MAGISTRACY

... the 18th Century when the! Whig oligarchs came wield the! power of the Crown during the, reigns of the first two Georges, they were careful to leave the countrywide to be administered and judged the local squire.** Torv and Whig aliKe. Fielding's lo'm Joue ...

“THE LINE OF BEAUTY.”

... Saebeverell, who of Puritan and Whig family, became a Tory and High Churchman. One sermon he preached before the Judges Derby Assizes, and the other he preached St. Paul’s Cathedral. In both he spoke against the Whig Government, and raised the cry of ...

VIEWS OF BISHOPS

... conversation unnatural ;o me.” Lord Houghton wrote in 1873: I heard Lord Melbourne say: Svdnev Smith has done more for the Whigs than U -he clergy put together, and our not making him a bishop was mere cowardice.’ George IV. died on the 26th of June. Ihe ...

Mi-S G. S. WILKINS

... Jckyell, a thorough going Whig, and Master of the Rolls, who died in 1738, has left i*. upon record that Jeffreys was an able and upright mao wherever sat and * a great Chancellor.’ Nor has the reversal of Jeffreys’ judgments by the Whig Convention of William ...

SOMERSET'S SPECIAL DISHES

... chaps, and not least for the Sally Lun, the recipe for which Miss White gives F.F.” has recently mentioned the Wells wig or whig” on sale in the shops on Good Friday. An old lady relative of mine always kept one of these for a whole vear and though I was ...

DEATH OP LORD NORTH BROOK. FAMOUS STATESMAN AND EX-VICBBOY OF INDIA. regret announce the death of the Earl of ..

... accuracy , called a Whig statesman for traditions were | still alive in English ».clitic* wlien he began to take 1 part them, and his own carcer illustrate* in more 1 than one respect the tendencies and limitation* of j the old Whig reed. His lordship ...