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  • Edmund Burke had taken the subject races of India under the protection of his eloquence.
  • With Cromwell as with Burke the question was "whether the spirit of the people of this nation is prepared to go along with it."
  • The bodies of Burke and Wills were recovered and brought to Melbourne for a solemn public funeral, and a noble monument has been erected to their honour.
  • At a later date he was charged by Burke with having taken up profitable contracts for supplying bullocks for the use of the Company's troops.
  • His first literary work, except the bombastic but eloquent Essai sur le despotisme (Neufchatel, 1 775), was a translation of Robert Watson's Philip II., done in Holland with the help of Durival; his Considerations sur l'ordre de Cincinnatus (London, 1788) was based on a pamphlet by Aedanus Burke (1743-1802), of South Carolina, who opposed the aristocratic tendencies of the Society of the Cincinnati, and the notes to it were by Target;, his financial writings were suggested by the Genevese exile, Claviere.
 

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