Sentence Examples


  • In opposition to the efforts of the Anglicans to procure the establishment of an American episcopate, he wrote an open Letter to the Right Reverend Father in God, John Lord, Bishop of Llandaf (1768), and edited and in large measure wrote the "American Whig" columns in the New York Gazette (1768-1769).
  • His brother, Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1710-1792), was a prominent merchant and a Whig political leader in New York.
  • The Whig party on this occasion unanimously followed Burke's lead.
  • It is said that the terms Whig and Tory were first applied to English political parties in consequence of this dispute.
  • Meanwhile, Partridge was making a name for himself on the strength of the alarmist Whig tone of his almanacs.

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