Charles James Fox


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Noun1.Charles James Fox - English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)Charles James Fox - English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)
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Buyers of the Middlemarch newspapers found themselves in an anomalous position: during the agitation on the Catholic Question many had given up the "Pioneer"--which had a motto from Charles James Fox and was in the van of progress-- because it had taken Peel's side about the Papists, and had thus blotted its Liberalism with a toleration of Jesuitry and Baal; but they were ill-satisfied with the "Trumpet," which--since its blasts against Rome, and in the general flaccidity of the public mind (nobody knowing who would support whom)--had become feeble in its blowing.
The speakers were politician and philosopher Edmond Burke (1729-97), Whig leader Charles James Fox (1749-1806), and celebrated playwright and manager of Drury Lane Theatre Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816).
The first foreign secretary, Charles James Fox, abolished the slave trade.
His themes were political and social--there are, for instance, many pieces depicting two political rivals of the time, Charles James Fox and William Pitt.
Among the unpowdered were Charles James Fox, an aristocratic maverick, and the Duke of Bedford, another opponent of the Tory government.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT EIGHTEENTH century politician Charles James Fox - who resided on the estate in the 1780s and inspired its current name - was apparently famous for his love of fine food and wine.
To Charles James Fox he was "a very bad man - downright wicked", and Walpole said of Thomas that "his detestable character was devoid of any principle and sentiment".
A careful analysis of the politically pointed style of The Englishman (jointly edited by Sheridan and Charles James Fox between March-June 1779) makes for especially compelling reading.
The other was the unscrupulous but nimble Charles James Fox, nominally part of the proto-Whig party that Burke belonged to--but willing to make deals and adjust his scruples, when he could tear himself away from the card table and horse racing.
Charles James Fox? She was a nineteenth century actress, he "a gambling addict, womaniser, debtor, and dandy", oh he was also a politician.
Despite its brevity, the dialogue paints a skillful portrait of the two men: Roues both, George Augustus and Charles James Fox nonetheless had rather different political sensibilities and a rather different sense of the purposes to which their new power should be applied.
He was an earnest sympathiser with Charles James Fox and his opposition party who regarded themselves as the defenders of English traditional civil and religious liberties.