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  • The country was flooded with government spies and informers, whose efforts were seconded by such voluntary societies as the Association for preserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers, founded by John Reeves, the historian of English law.
  • Lincoln's name was presented by Illinois and seconded by Indiana.
  • Their exertions were seconded in 1253 by the labours of another Franciscan whom Louis IX.
  • Their efforts would not, however, have sufficed if they had not been seconded by events; pure doctrine would not, have given birth to a church, nor that church to a party; !n France, as in Germany, the religious revolution was conditioned by an economic and social revolution.
  • Meanwhile the Austrian forces closed round the city; but Manin showed an astonishing power of organization, in which he was ably seconded by the Neapolitan general, Guglielmo Pepe.

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