Sir Robert Walpole


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Sir Robert Walpole Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
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In literature:

He was devoted to the Tory interest, and seconded with much ability the attacks of Pulteney on Sir Robert Walpole.
"Waverley" by Sir Walter Scott
Sir Robert Walpole had it.
"The Prime Minister" by Anthony Trollope
Letter attributed to Sir Robert Walpole, 304.
"Notes & Queries, Index of Volume 1" by Various
"Notes & Queries, No. 19, Saturday, March 9, 1850" by Various
He did not trouble greatly about enemies of his own, but he never could forgive the enemies of Sir Robert Walpole.
"The Art of Letters" by Robert Lynd
Sir Robert Walpole born 1676.
"Leaves of Life" by Margaret Bird Steinmetz
Sir Robert Walpole put the general feeling in his own coarse way.
"A History of English Prose Fiction" by Bayard Tuckerman
Sir Robert Walpole, one of the shrewdest of men, had long preserved his popularity by the same means.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine -- Volume 55, No. 340, February, 1844" by Various
We had principally consulted the proceedings of the Commons in the case of Sir Robert Walpole, 13 Chandler's Debates.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
The grand question at this time before the House was the trial of Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester, demanded by Sir Robert Walpole.
"The Wits and Beaux of Society" by Grace Wharton and Philip Wharton