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Burke

1. Edmund. 1729--97, British Whig statesman, conservative political theorist, and orator, born in Ireland: defended parliamentary government and campaigned for a more liberal treatment of the American colonies; denounced the French Revolution
2. Robert O'Hara. 1820--61, Irish explorer, who led the first expedition (1860--61) across Australia from south to north. He was accompanied by W. J. Wills, George Grey, and John King; King alone survived the return journey
3. William. 1792--1829, Irish murderer and body snatcher; associate of William Hare
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The Sterling Professor of English at Yale University informs us that "no historian today would repeat the commonplace that Burke was the father of modern conservatism.
political context, with its heavy emphasis on individual rights and autonomy--a stance that Burke criticized as a fundamental error which, along with an over-emphasis on rationality, inevitably led to the horrors of the French Revolution.
Among Burke Lift features is a one-clutch system, which allows for the elimination of switching between 4/5-ton and 8/10-ton devices.
Burke was among a group of 10 people who then surrounded the guard and punched him, Highbury magistrates court heard.
The main presence in Burke's criticism is Aristotle, and Burke often wrestles with the Aristotelian question of the priority of plot over character.
A discussion on breakfast radio last year asked 'is Brian Burke a one-off phenomenon or is he simply a product of our system of politics?
Even readers already persuaded of Burke's considerable and accurate knowledge of India and France, or already convinced that Burke was driven to challenge Hastings and the French revolutionaries more by principles than by personal or political self-interest, will find much here to reinforce and enlarge their views.
Thus, Burke's analysis of Marc Anthony's "Friends, Romans, countrymen" speech in Julius Caesar in "Antony on Behalf of the Play" (originally published in The Southern Review in 1935) shows Burke moving from a formally mediated but "aesthetically isolated" concept of audience, governed by strategies directed at a listener internal to a text, to a more expansive one including "anyone who should be concerned about understanding demagoguery in demagogic times"--what Burke himself calls in the essay "the grim intentions of the mob" (xxiv; 47).
The district's "video-on-demand functions exactly as it does in your home, plus the teachers have the ability to record and play only segments of full-length video," says Burke.
The women, while strong and outspoken, also had robust love lives, with Carter getting to act opposite real-life husband Hal Holbrook, and Burke meeting her future husband, Gerald McRaney, when he guested as her ex-husband, writer Dash Goth.
A successful helmsman in the Flying Dutchman and 505 classes, Burke was 22 when he set up his own sailmaking business in the early 1970s.