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Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke PC (12 January 1729– 9 July 1797) was an Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist and philosopher who, after moving to England, served for many years in the House of Commons of Great Britain as a member of the Whig party.

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    Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty.
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    Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
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