Politician Sentence Examples

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  • He'd never seen the politician up against something he couldn't defeat.

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  • The politician managed to make even his casual wear appear distinguished as he stood in the doorway with sparkling blue eyes.

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  • Inexplicable anger at the politician surged through her.

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  • As a politician Virchow had an active career.

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  • He was a devoted member of the Republican party, but not a politician in the strict sense.

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  • He was going to make a good politician.

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  • No machine will be a politician.

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  • As a politician " Labby " was the chartered jester of the House of Commons, but his pungent and somewhat cynical speeches were the expression of highly independent democratic convictions, deeply opposed to all forms of social privilege or Jingo imperialism.

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  • It is unusual to find a politician with candor in today's government.

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  • You can use a quote from a famous politician, actor, or artist, a lyric from a song, or even a passage from a past graduation speech.

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  • Scandal-ridden politician Rod Blagojevich was slated to appear on the show as well, even though his actual "celebrity" status is questionable.

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  • The new cast of Dancing with the Stars follows the same formula of celebs and athletes, but throws in a politician for good measure.

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  • Tony Blair, that bogus spineless politician who runs our country.

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  • After eight years of shopping, attending an Ivy League school to become an Epidemiologist and working as a budding politician, she was completely broke.

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  • It is always a bit controversial when pictures of a politician in a swimsuit emerge.

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  • He'd either played everyone around him like the politician he was, or he'd simply seized on an opportunity that she and Brady created.

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  • Uriburu was neither a politician nor a statesman, but had spent the greater portion of his life abroad in the diplomatic service.

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  • The only politician capable of dealing adequately with the situation was Sella, leader of the Right, and to him the crown appealed.

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  • But his father had determined to make him a politician.

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  • A born politician, he greatly strengthened the papal position in Italy.

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  • How refreshing to hear a politician put common sense ahead of dogma.

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  • The Discourse on the Dissensions in Athens and Rome (September 1701), written to repel the tactics of the Tory commons in their attack on the Partition Treaties "without humour and without satire," and intended as a dissuasive from the pending impeachment of Somers, Orford, Halifax and Portland, received the honour, extraordinary for the maiden publication of a young politician, of being generally attributed to Somers himself or to Burnet, the latter of whom found a public disavowal necessary.

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  • The politician did not expect the responses to his town hall address to be so incendiary.

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  • You can get the classic plain black or white, but you can also get any number of color combinations, including those that support your favorite team, rapper or even politician.

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  • His grandfather had an almost subservient relationship to Tim's, but Brady had left the shadows on many occasions to remind Tim of what really mattered when the politician's ego started to get the best of him.

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  • The first of his original pieces performed was Der y politiske Kandestober (The Pewterer turned Politician); he wrote other comedies with miraculous rapidity, and before 1722 was closed, there had been performed in succession, and with immense success, Den Vaegelsindede (The Waverer), Jean de France, Jeppe paa Bjerget, and Gert the Westphalian.

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  • His son, Baron Antoine Marie Roederer (1782-1865), was also a politician of some note in his day.

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  • In 1816 the Democrats won both state and national elections; and out of the transition from Federalist to Democratic control, which was effected under the leadership of William Plumer (1759-1850), a prominent politician in New Hampshire for half a century, a United States senator from 1802 to 1807 and governor of the state in1812-1813and 1816-1819, arose the famous Dartmouth College Case.

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  • Alicia has spent the last several years as a politician's wife, handling charities, children and private life.

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  • His Diary is therefore a valuable chronicle of contemporary events from the standpoint of a moderate politician and a devout adherent of the Church of England.

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  • From 1882 till 1887 his prime minister was Walter Murray Gibson (1823-1888), a singular and romantic genius, a visionary adventurer and a shrewd politician, who had been imprisoned by the Dutch government in Batavia in 1852 on a charge of inciting insurrection in Sumatra, and had arrived at Honolulu in 1861 with the intention of leading a Mormon colony to the East Indies.

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  • The accidents of political life suddenly opened out to him a career which made him, next to Lord Salisbury, the most prominent, the most admired and the most attacked Conservative politician of the day.

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  • The new pope was known to be no politician, but a simple and saintly priest, and in some quarters there were hopes that the attitude of the papacy towards the Italian kingdom might now be changed.

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  • Some of his worst actions as a politician were due to a sincere, though exaggerated, gratitude for the support which the Papacy had given him during his minority.

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  • His political career was rather that of a civil servant than of a party politician.

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  • Whatever else Catherine may have been she was emphatically a sovereign and a politician who was in the last resort guided by the reason of state.

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  • But Maurice was no politician.

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  • He was admitted to the bar in 1800, and became prominent as a lawyer and Democratic politician, serving in the Federal House of Representatives and in the Senate for many years.

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  • On Gambetta the influence of Leonie was absorbing, both as lover and as politician, and the correspondence which has been published shows how much he depended upon her.

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  • But the prince regent, if a good patriot, was a poor politician, and invincibly obstinate.

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  • He acquired repute as an able lawyer and a rising politician, and especially for his knowledge of financial questions.

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  • He is remembered, however, mainly as a politician, on account of his opposition to Grattan, his support of the Union, and his violent antagonism to Catholic emancipation.

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  • The definition of an honest politician as "one who when he is bought will stay bought" has been attributed to him.

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  • Trained in the political school of his father, he developed into an astute politician.

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  • In many respects Rudini, though leader of the Right and nominally a Conservative politician, proved a dissolving element in the Italian Conservative ranks.

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  • Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator and politician, was born at Arpinum on the 3rd of January 106 B.C. His mother, Helvia, is said to have been of good family.

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  • Van Buren was the most adroit politician of his time; and Jackson was in the hands of very astute men, who advised and controlled him.

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  • As a politician he was one of the leaders of modern Liberalism, and though always loyal when appeals were made to patriotism, such as government demands for the army, he remained obdurate on constitutional questions; and he resolutely opposed the reactionary policy of the Prussian Conservatives.

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  • With the accession of the new monarch in 1760 this volatile politician transferred his attentions from Pitt to the young king's favourite, Bute, and when in 1761, at the latter's instance, several changes were made in the ministry, Townshend was promoted to the post of secretary-at-war.

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  • It is true that, primarily a soldier, his whole ambition was directed towards military glory; but he was also an unusually sharp-sighted politician.

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  • It was in connexion with this affair that Cecil Rhodes first came into prominence as a politician.

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  • But, though he was an ardent politician (having from his childhood embraced republicanism and a peculiar variety of romantic free-thought), he was first of all a man of letters and an inquirer into the history of the past.

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  • William of Tyre speaks of him as a fine soldier, an able politician, and a good son of the church, and only blames him for partiality to his friends, and a forgetfulness of names and faces, which placed him at a disadvantage and made him too dependent on his immediate intimates.

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  • To force the matter, the Pelhams had to resign expressly on the question whether he should be admitted or not, and it was only after all other arrangements had proved impracticable, that they were reinstated with the obnoxious politician as vice-treasurer of Ireland.

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  • The entire revolution which much of his policy underwent in order to effect this object bears too close a resemblance to the sudden and inexplicable changes of front habitual to placemen of the Tadpole 'stamp to be altogether pleasant to contemplate in a politician of pure aims and lofty ambition.

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  • Both as general and as politician Cleomenes was one of Sparta's greatest men, and with him perished her last hope of recovering her ancient supermacy in Greece.

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  • As philosopher, politician, historian, essayist, orator, he aimed at lucid and harmonious expression - not, indeed, neglecting the importance of the material he undertook to treat, but approaching his task in the spirit of an artist rather than a thinker or a man of action.

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  • HiS SOn, Jacques Marie Eugene Godefroi Cavaignac (18J3-1905), French politician, was born in Paris on the 21st of May 1853.

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  • As a politician he excited bitter opposition, and was charged, apparently with justice, with corruption and venality in conniving at and sharing the profits of illicit trade with the Confederates carried on by his brother at New Orleans and by his brother-in-law in the department of Virginia and North Carolina, while General Butler was in command.

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  • The high commissioner, true to his reputation as a prudent statesman and astute politician, showed great skill in dealing with the situation.

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  • As a politician he acted with the extreme radicals, yet universal suffrage disgusted him as unreasonable in its principle and dangerous in its results.

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  • In public life it did him some harm in the opinion of serious people, who could not believe that so jocose a politician had solid capacity.

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  • As a preacher, writer, propagandist and ardent Liberal politician, he became a power in the Nonconformist body.

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  • All share in the administration of even Irish affairs was denied him; every politician shunned him; and his society hardly included a single author or wit.

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  • Known affectionately as the " Father of Australia," Edmund Barton inspired through his long career as a politician a deep personal devotion.

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  • Marceau became affianced about this time to Agathe Lepretre de Chateaugiron, but his constant military employment, his broken health, and the opposition of the comte de Chateaugiron on the one hand and of Marceau's devoted half-sister "Emira," wife of the Republican politician Sergent, on the other, prevented the realization of his hopes.

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  • His son John Dolben (1662-1710) was a barrister and politician; he was M.P. for Liskeard from 1707 to 1710 and manager of Sacheverell's impeachment in 1709.

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  • The influence of Melbourne as a politician dates from his succeeding to the peerage in 1829.

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  • Cade was not a social reformer, like his predecessor Wat Tyler, with whom he has often been compared, but a politician.

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  • It was plain that the House of Commons had withdrawn its support from Lord Derby, but it was not clear that any other leading politician would be able to form a government.

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  • This dignity he lost owing to the revolution of 1848; and as a politician his career now ended.

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  • In 1868 she married Count Bozenta Chlapowski, a Polish politician and critic, and almost immediately afterwards received an invitation to act at Warsaw.

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  • The mass of the crusaders became weary of the political factions which divided some of their leaders; and Godfrey, who was more of a pilgrim than a politician, becomes the natural representative of this feeling.

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  • But it is as a politician that he is best known.

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  • His own strongly perceptive imagination (the gift in which he was to excel every other politician of his time) and the bent of political reading and aspiration from boyhood completed his equipment; and so the wonder that so young a man in Disraeli's social position should write a book like Vivian Grey is accounted for.

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  • The pen of romance was again taken up - the poet's also and the politician's.

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  • Here again he failed, but with enhanced reputation as a fighting politician and with other consequences good for notoriety.

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  • Meanwhile, consciously and unconsciously, as is the way with men of genius, his mind was working upon problems of government, the magnitude, the relations and the natural developments of which he was more sensible of than any known politician of his time.

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  • He could not have become suddenly blind to the fallacy of the expectations derived from such a course; and all his life it had been his distinction to look above the transient and trafficking expedients of the professional politician.

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  • Stephen was a keen and circumspect politician, and for his future security contracted, during his father's lifetime, a double' matrimonial alliance with the Neapolitan princes of the House of Anjou, the chief partisans of the pope.

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  • Thus the Protagoras brings the educational theory of Protagoras and the sophists of culture face to face with the educational theory of Socrates, so as to expose the limitations of both; the Gorgias deals with the moral aspect of the teachings of the forensic rhetorician Gorgias and the political rhetorician Isocrates, and the intellectual aspect of their respective theories of education is handled in the Phaedrus; the Meno on the one hand exhibits the strength and the weakness of the teaching of Socrates, and on the other brings into view the makeshift method of those who, despising systematic teaching, regarded the practical politician as the true educator; the Euthydemus has for its subject the eristical method; finally, having in these dialogues characterized the current theories of education, Plato proceeds in the Republic to develop an original scheme.

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  • Here he hoped to pursue the tranquil avocations of a poet honoured by men of the world and men of letters throughout Europe, and of an idealistic politician, whose effusions on the questions of the day were read with pleasure for their style.

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  • You can tell from that I 'm clearly not cut out as a politician or media whore.

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  • During his campaign, the politician promised to extirpate distrust by being very transparent..

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  • During his campaign, the politician promised to extirpate distrust by being very transparent.

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  • In a furious tirade, she railed against the opposing politician's incompetence.

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  • In a furioustirade, sherailedagainst the opposing politician'sincompetence.

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  • She and the politician were intellectual and sexual equals.

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  • Sarah Palin is no stranger to controversy either, having been the focus of many scathing reports and editorials throughout her career as a politician.

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  • Baltar's roles as scientist, politician, war criminal and religious leader are paradoxical in nature and are all directly related to his need to survive.

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  • Nathan Petrelli - Nathan, played by Adrian Pasdar, is a politician who has the ability to fly.

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  • If you're a local politician it might be better to use a tool like Delicious to figure out what people in the local area are bookmarking.

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  • If you are a politician and you can figure out what seems to be their interests, that's what you should be addressing and talking to.

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  • So it varies across the map, whether you're a politician, small business or big business, which tools you should focus on.

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  • Isn't that a classic definition of good politician?

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  • But he was a politician.

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  • I'm not a politician.

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  • Brady recognized him—he was another high-ranking politician in the President's cabinet.

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  • His only son, Edward Jerningham Wakefield (1820-1879), was a New Zealand politician.

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  • A taxpayers ' revolt is in full swing, but no senior politician dares to step forward to lead it.

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  • You can tell from that I'm clearly not cut out as a politician or media whore.

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  • Right or Left was the Centre, a small group led by Sidney Sonnino, a young politician of unusual fibre, which sought in the press and in parliament to spread a conviction that the only sound basis for Italian policy would be close alliance with the central powers and a friendly understanding with Great Britain in regard to Mediterranean affairs.

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  • Although defeated in the mayoralty election, his work on behalf of the merit system, as opposed to the spoils system of politics, was such that he was made a Civil Service commissioner - probably the last office a politician would wish to hold who desired further promotion, for the conflict which a Civil Service commissioner must have with members of Congress and other party leaders on questions of patronage is usually, or, at any rate, has been in the past history of American politics, inevitably detrimental to further official advancement.

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  • Laynez was an astute politician and saw the vast capabilities of the Society over a far wider field than the founder contemplated; and he prepared to give it the direction that it has since followed.

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  • If you were anywhere near the lover that you are a politician we wouldn't be having this argument.

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  • Another son, Thomas Ewing (1829-1896), studied at Brown University in1852-1854(in 1894, by a special vote, he was placed on the list of graduates in the class of 1856); he was a lawyer and a freestate politician in Kansas in 1857-1861, and was the first chiefjustice of the Kansas supreme court (1861-1862).

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  • The assassination of Beton left her the cleverest politician in Scotland.

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  • In order to discount the chances of failure, Bonaparte warned the three Directors that Augereau was a turbulent politician, not to be trusted overmuch.

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  • He was handsome and eloquent, but licentious; and at the same time active, hardy, courageous, a great general and an able politician.

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  • His Son, Victor Ambroise, Vicomte De Lanjuinais (1802-1869), was also a politician, becoming a deputy in 1838.

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  • Father Fitzherbert, who is described as "a person of excellent parts, a notable politician, and of graceful behaviour and generous spirit," wrote many controversial works, a list of which is given in the article on him by Mr Thompson Cooper in the Dictionary of National Biography, together with authorities for his life.

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  • The court of Versailles sent Dumouriez to act as commander-in-chief of the confederates, but neither as a soldier nor as a politician did this adroit adventurer particularly distinguish himself, and his account of his experiences is very unfair to the confederates.

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  • In 1890 Lavigerie appeared in the new character of a politician, and arranged with Pope Leo XIII.

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  • Cardinal Siffrein, who is known as the Abbe Maury (1746-1817), resumed all the known artifices of sermon-style in a volume which has a permanent historical value, the well-known Essai sur l'eloquence de la chaire (1810); he was himself rather a fiery politician than a persuasive divine.

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  • There he soon became conspicuous both as a lawyer and as a politician, attracting particular attention by his speeches during the presidential campaign of 1888 on behalf of the candidates of the Democratic party.

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  • Wallqvist was, however, much more of a politician than a churchman.

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  • To this demand the king as stubbornly refused to accede; 3 and as the result of the consequent dead-lock, Tisza, who had courageously continued in office at the king's request, after every other leading politician had refused to form a ministry, was finally dismissed on the 17th of June.

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  • He aspired to the role of a politician, and has left a memorable example of genius degraded to servility for the sake of a riband and a title.

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  • He fought with Bul - garian and Greek guerrilla bands, coming meanwhile in contact with the representatives of the new ideas, and finding in Talaat, the minor telegraph official, a politician after his own heart.

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  • As a politician and statesman, Chesterfield's fame rests on his short but brilliant administration of Ireland.

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  • As a politician Fourier achieved uncommon success, but his fame chiefly rests on his strikingly original contributions to science and mathematics.

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  • Vallandigham was a good lawyer and a popular politician.

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  • His style, though marred by Latinisms, is clearer than that of his model Thucydides, and his narrative shows the hand of the practised soldier and politician; the language is correct and free from affectation.

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  • Martineau's theory of the religious society or church was that of an idealist rather than of a statesman or practical politician.

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  • Vilas, a lawyer and Democratic politician, emigrated in 1851 to Madison, Wisconsin.

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  • Sacheverell, the politician and divine, was born here in 1674, and educated at the grammar school.

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  • He is assisted by two under-secretaries of state (one of them a politician, the other a permanent civil servant), three assistant under-secretaries (civil servants), a librarian, a head of the treaty department and a staff of clerks.

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  • Shrewd, wily, adroit, unfailingly tactful, an adept in all the arts of the politician, he is considered to have done more than any other one man, in the years immediately preceding the War of Independence, to mould and direct public opinion in his community.

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  • He held that the people, as distinguished from the nobles and the clergy, were the pith and fibre of nations; yet this same people had to become wax in the hands of the politician - their commerce and their comforts, the arts which give a dignity to life and the pleasures which make life liveable, neglected - their very liberty subordinated to the one tyrannical conception.

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  • Kempe was a politician first, and hardly at all a bishop; and he was accused with some justice of neglecting his dioceses, especially at York.

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  • But although he was one of the greatest scholars Iceland has produced, he was still greater as a politician.

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  • His son Pierre Henri (1815-1899) was a humorous writer and politician of purely contemporary interest.

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  • In the history of the United States the politician has been too often the man who, in connexion with some other trade or profession, has taken up politics as a tool to carve out some personal ambition or manufacture a financial profit.

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  • The government proposed that Prince Albert should receive an annuity of 50,000, but an amendment of Colonel Sibthorpa politician of no great repute - for making the annuity £30,000 was carried against ministers by 262 votes to 158, the Tories and Radicals going into the same lobby, and many ministerialists taking no part in the division.

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  • As a politician he on the whole failed, though he retained the confidence of the popular party almost to the last.

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  • Charles Lucien Jules Laurent (1803-18J7), prince of Canino, son of Lucien Bonaparte, was a scientist rather than a politician.

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  • He wrote full biographies of two chroniclers of Louis XI., one very obscure, Jean Castel (in the Bibliotheque de l'Ecole des Charles, 1840), the other, Thomas Basin, bishop of Lisieux, who was, on the contrary, a remarkable politician, prelate and chronicler.

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  • Apart from the question of political morality he could not, as a shrewd politician, have failed to see that the people of that section were too loyal to sanction such a scheme.

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  • A valiant soldier and a man of much enlightenment, John Albert was a poor politician, recklessly sacrificing the future to the present.

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  • As a politician he ended his career with his submission to Henry, who found in Roger of Salisbury a financier not less able and infinitely more acceptable to the nation.

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  • Impressive in matter rather than in manner of delivery, and seldom rising to the level of eloquence in the sense in which that quality was understood in a House which had listened to Bright and Gladstone, his speeches were logical and convincing, and their attractive literary form delighted a wider audience than that which listens to the mere politician.

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  • Brock fell in action on the 13th of October, while repulsing Dearborn's subordinate Van Rensselaer, a politician named to command by favour, and ignorant of a soldier's business.

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  • Clemencin, Diego (1765-1834), Spanish scholar and politician, was born on the 27th of September 1765, at Murcia, and was educated there at the Colegio de San Fulgencio.

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  • Kuyper, Abraham (1837-1920), Dutch theologian and politician, was born Oct.

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  • As a soldier everything had gone well with him; as a politician he was a failure.

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  • Martin sat in the assemblee nationale as deputy for Aisne in 1871, and was elected life senator in 1878, but he left no mark as a politician.

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  • Every practical politician of whatever party must necessarily combine in his programme individualistic and socialist principles.

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  • His force of character, his undoubted patriotism, his brilliant eloquence, and his disinclination to accept office - a rare characteristic in a Bulgarian politician - combined to render him one of the most influential men in Bulgaria.

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  • His Son, Montgomery Blair (1813-1883), politician and lawyer, was born in Franklin county, Kentucky, on the 10th of May 1813.

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  • He was not a showy, hardly even a prominent politician, but effected far more than many more conspicuous men.

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  • The Fenian element was with him, as he admitted, but the clergy were against him, and the odds were too great, especially against a Protestant politician.

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  • An orator of a business-like, straightforward type, cool and hard-hitting, his spare figure, incisive features and single eye-glass soon made him a favourite subject for the caricaturist; and in later life his aggressive personality, and the peculiarly irritating effect it had on his opponents, made his actions and speeches the object of more controversy than was the lot of any other politician of his time.

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  • Born in Denmark of a noble Swedish family, a politician, as were all his contemporaries of distinction, Tycho, though no conjuror, could.foresee the advent of some great northern hero.

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  • He became a politician through his Junius-like letters to the "Murcielago " - The Bat, a satirical political journal - and by drawing up the manifesto of Manzanares in 1854 for Marshal O'Donnell, of whom he always remained a loyal adherent.

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  • He was not only a politician but also a man of the world, a writer of considerable merit, a scholar well versed in social, economic and philosophical questions, a great debater, a clever lecturer, a member of all the Madrid academies and a patron of art and letters.

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  • He remained standing in the open vehicle, holding on to the roll bar for support, looking like a parade politician as he waved to the strolling women.

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  • Dean asked in his friendly politician voice.

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  • The politician hadn't ordered any of his companions or his thirteen sons protected, and she was important enough that Tim asked about her every time they spoke.

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  • Brady recognized him—he was another high-ranking politician in the President's cabinet.

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  • That the smooth politician genuinely cared for her never crossed Brady's mind.

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  • I intended to make you the companion of some powerful politician at some point, but you showed an incredible aptitude for learning when you were quite young, he explained.

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  • When he lost reelection, the politician found that he didn't like being abased by his party.

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  • The politician had an arrogant disregard of the majority view.

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  • The politician is pandering to division which is a clear abandonment of any effort to strive for unity.

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  • Features Flame and Fortuyn – Andy Armitage examines the aftermath of the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn.

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  • I also survived lunch without being verbally skewered like an unworthy politician for saying something crass.

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  • Not a pleasant chap, but a shrewd politician who stabilized the Crown, and was able to mend fences.

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  • I also believe that an artist can have more of an impact on society as a whole then any politician or political figurehead.

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  • Mr. Pond had borne an excellent reputation as an astute and honorable business man, successful politician and an exceedingly genial companion.

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  • It's actually so bad that being called an idealist is one of the worst appraisals a politician can get from Big Media.

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  • These wrecked the positive PR image that the most powerful politician in the world and her British lackey wanted to present.

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  • I can think of no British politician who inspired such sheer loathing as she did.

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  • Speaking for myself, I have never in my life felt such impassioned loathing for a mere politician.

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  • Someone with a full frontal lobotomy could expose a Republican politician.

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  • One recalls the speech in Dublin by a Tory politician who insisted that Irish neutrality was the greatest obstacle to Irish unity.

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  • Hanging out with the super rich is of course par for the course for a New Labor politician.

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  • I don't believe a politician had ever written for Melody Maker previously.

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  • If you wish to name an invertebrate or a labor politician after me, feel free.

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  • Populist politician could be Peru.

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  • True enough Ann, the wife of corrupt politician Eric Bridges, does indeed arrange a rendezvous.

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  • Is it too soon to write such a wily politician off?

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  • He was not really a politician and was quite gentle and honest for a political stooge.

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  • They are no clamorous expressions of anger at the discrepancies and contrasts of humanity, but plain, solemn pictures of conditions of life, which neither the politician nor the moralist can deny to exist, and which they are imperatively called upon to remedy.

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  • In this position he earned a reputation as a politician of thorough straightforwardness and grit, and as one who would maintain British interests independently of party; and he shared with Mr Asquith the reputation of being the ablest of the Imperialists who followed Lord Rosebery.

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  • From the moment that he became primate of Ireland, Stone proved himself more a politician than an ecclesiastic. "He was said to have been selfish, worldly-minded, ambitious and ostentatious; and he was accused, though very probably falsely, of gross private vice."

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  • He was weak, vacillating and ineffective as a politician, lacking in judgment and decision, and without any great parliamentary talent.

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  • Brady could picture the politician glowering at the three men he towered over.

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  • Everybody likes to see a politician knocked on his butt once in a while!

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