Any one who objects to Whiggery
should be glad when the Whigs don't put up the strongest fellow.
Hazlitt's vituperative skepticism about Whiggery
shows the foundational status of Dissent in his thought, recently mapped meticulously by Stephen Burley.
(1981) 'John Hullah, John Curwen and Sarah Glover: a classic case of "Whiggery
" in the history of musical education?', British Journal of Educational Studies 29 (2): 164-7.
Jenkins, Gladstone, Whiggery
and the Liberal Party, 1874-1886, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1988, 293).
However, the social conservative faction has its own deep roots in antebellum Whiggery
, and a discussion of it could have helped better contextualize the efforts of Prohibitionists and, later, Christian conservatives to use the government to enforce a vision of social control.
The following extract, taken from Marchand's article on Poe's life at that period, vividly demonstrates and confirms Poe's social criticism: "his stand on the larger general questions of social reform, democracy, and progress as it was understood by industrial Whiggery
, is hardly open to doubt [...].
Capitalism, Tombs writes, "laid New Labour's golden eggs." But if Blair made peace with city grandees, he did little to loosen the stranglehold of the overregulated state, and the recent banking booms in London, like those in New York, suggest rot rather than vitality, the cronyism of Court Whiggery
(financial and political elites in bed together).
Do they signify Whiggery
"as a Jonsonian or Shadwellian 'humour' " (195), as Susan Owen comments on Sir Barnaby Whigg, or, surprisingly, its opposite, royalism, as suggested by one of the characters with regard to Sir Lawrence's oath (90)?
Among the topics are Irish-Ireland and Catholic Whiggery
on the role of the militia: Ideological roots of the American revolutionary militia.
The people of Massachusetts have lived through any number of theories, faiths and fads -- paper money, Whiggery
, Abolition, water therapy, temperance, women's rights, etc.