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Laud

William. 1573--1645, English prelate; archbishop of Canterbury (1633--45). His persecution of Puritans and his High Church policies in England and Scotland were a cause of the Civil War; he was impeached by the Long Parliament (1640) and executed
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I tell ye, fellow-exiles, that Charles of England, and Laud, our bitterest persecutor, arch-priest of Canterbury, are resolute to pursue us even hither.
Men of letters, following in the painters' wake, conspired suddenly to find artistic value in the turns; and red-nosed comedians were lauded to the skies for their sense of character; fat female singers, who had bawled obscurely for twenty years, were discovered to possess inimitable drollery; there were those who found an aesthetic delight in performing dogs; while others exhausted their vocabulary to extol the distinction of conjurers and trick-cyclists.
A coloured advertisement lauded the many merits of a new vermouth.
However, my speech produced nothing else beside a laud laughter, which all the respect due to his majesty from those about him could not make them contain.
When this noble act of the Marquis de Pombreton was lauded before the chevalier, the good man reddened even to his right cheek.
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