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  • An altercation ensued.
  • His action led to an altercation with Ossory, the son of Ormonde, in which Ossory used language for which he was compelled to apologize.
  • He was admitted after an altercation, and found a warm welcome at the hands of his former teacher.
  • Tyler thereupon grew insolent, and in the altercation that ensued the rebel leader was killed by the mayor, Sir William Walworth, and John Standwick, one of the king's squires.
  • The discovery that the poet had printed secretly 1500 copies of The Patriot King caused him to publish a correct version in 1749, and stirred up a further altercation with Warburton, who defended his friend against Bolingbroke's bitter aspersions, the latter, whose conduct was generally reprehended, publishing a Familiar Epistle to the most Impudent Man Living.

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