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  • His repugnance to public life had been strongly expressed to his father in a letter of a very early date, in which he begged that the money which a seat in the House of Commons would cost might be expended in a mode more agreeable to him.
  • In 1766 he was called upon to give evidence before a committee of the House of Commons upon the affairs of Bengal.
  • Ten lords, twenty members of the House of Commons, and one hundred and twentyone ministers.
  • Finally the city of London - not only as the converted champion of religious liberty but as the convinced apologist of the Jews - sent Baron Lionel de Rothschild to knock at the door of the unconverted House of Commons as parliamentary representative of the first city in the world " (Wolf, loc. cit.).
  • His independent attitude drew upon him an attack by Dangerfield, and in the Commons by the attorney-general, Sir W.
 

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