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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 irrepressible Chancellor of the Exchequer was still talking about the birds he had brought down, the birds that Burke and Halkett had brought down, and the birds that Jenkins, their host, had failed to bring down.
You and your big game," he ejaculated, aggressively, to Burke.
The next moment a torrent of guttural but good-humored oaths came from Major Burke as he and the two other men saw what was in front of them.
He did it with one of Burke's rifles, and Burke thought he knew the sound of it.
Kevin Burke does not think of the Vietnam War much these days.
For John Morley and the Victorian Whigs, thinking like Burke meant thinking like a cool, calculating utilitarian.
Edmund Burke in America: The Contested Career of the Father of Modern Conservatism, by Drew Maciag.
British Member of Parliament Jesse Norman has written an engaging and accessible biography of the great foundational philosopher of Anglo-American conservatism, Edmund Burke (1729-1797).
Building on its signature precast/prestressed lifting hardware innovation, Rapid Lift, Meadow Burke unveiled the Burke Lift system at the 2013 PCI Convention last month in Dallas.
Aaron Burke 19, lost his temper after there were no rooms available at the Novotel Hotel, in London.
Scott Newstok's Kenneth Burke on Shakespeare provides an extraordinary service.
Quentin Beresford, The Godfather: The Life of Brian Burke, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 2008.