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Clarkson

Thomas. 1760--1846, British campaigner for the abolition of slavery
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4] Thomas Clarkson (1760-1846) and William Wilberforce
There are a perfect host of Clarksons and Wilberforces[4] risen up among us on that subject, most edifying to hear and behold.
Wilson said that he had three witnesses, the Misses Clarkson, who would testify that they met a veiled young woman leaving Judge Driscoll's premises by the back gate a few minutes after the cries for help were heard, and that their evidence, taken with certain circumstantial evidence which he would call to the court's attention to, would in his opinion convince the court that there was still one person concerned in this crime who had not yet been found, and also that a stay of proceedings ought to be granted, in justice to his clients, until that person should be discovered.
The Clarksons met an unknown woman in the back lane," he said to himself, "THAT is his case
An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man; as, Monachism, of the Hermit Antony; the Reformation, of Luther; Quakerism, of Fox; Methodism, of Wesley; Abolition, of Clarkson.
March 14: We reveal Tymon went to A&E amid claims that Clarkson had called him a "lazy, Irish c***.
THE CHANCES of Gilas Pilipinas doing very well in the Fiba-Asia Championship in China next month, which is the region's lone qualifying tournament for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, suddenly looks promising with Jordan Clarkson now in deep talks with the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas.
With a new motoring show in town, it will be a case of Jeremy Clarkson v Chris Evans.
TOMORROW night sees the most anticipated edition of Top Gear in history, and also the last featuring the terrible trio of Richard Hammond, James May, and of course, Jeremy Clarkson.
JEREMY Clarkson last night revealed the BBC offered him a chance to return to Top Gear just last week - but he turned them down.
It comes amid speculation the BBC will not directly replace Clarkson, but instead have a guest host on each show.
JEREMY Clarkson dropped his broadest hint yet of a return to television, as he teamed up with his former Top Gear presenters during a live show.