Sentence Examples

  • The latter work was attacked by Burnet and others, but the author showed himself as keen a controversialist as ever.
  • He was in the House of Lords, however, in 1675, when Danby brought forward his famous Non-resisting Test Bill, and headed the opposition which was carried on for seventeen days, distinguishing himself, says Burnet, more in this session than ever before.
  • Townsend; Burnet, ed.
  • Burnet declares he had little Latin, but he was able to converse with the Dutch ambassador in that language.
  • Burnet described him as "the most hated minister that had ever been about the king."

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