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  • The attempts of the government to counteract his influence by founding a rival paper, the Vilag, only increased his importance and added to the political excitement.
  • To counteract Alberoni's intrigues, he suggested an alliance with England, and in the face of great difficulties succeeded in negotiating the Triple Alliance (1717).
  • Efforts have been made to counteract this feeling by making the Church more distinctly English.
  • On the 31st of August of the same year a series of proposals upon the currency question was submitted to congress by the president, whose real object was to counteract the too rapid appreciation of the inconvertible paper money.
  • Worse men had been less detested, but Danby had none of the amiable virtues which often counteract the odium incurred by serious faults.

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