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Bradlaugh

/ˈbrædlɔː/
noun
1.
Charles. 1833–91, British radical and freethinker: barred from taking his seat in parliament (1880–86) for refusing to take the parliamentary oath
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  • The opposition spoke of the measure as a "bradlaugh Relief Bill."

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • bradlaugh lost his temper, and after that the parson wiped the boards with him.

    The Shellback's Progress Walter Runciman
  • He said, 'Gentlemen, bradlaugh's been elected; he must be allowed to come among us.'

    The Shellback's Progress Walter Runciman
  • When the hour came, Mr. bradlaugh advanced to the table to take the oath.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
  • Like others who had spoken, he quoted from the bradlaugh writings.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
  • The bradlaugh case was inexhaustible in scenes and sensations.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
  • Mr. Labouchere provoked the House to a division, in which Mr. bradlaugh voted.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
  • The Irish will find their revenge in voting for Mr. bradlaugh.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
  • The Whigs will not be indignant at the seating of Mr. bradlaugh.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
  • I think I may almost say that this was true of Mr. bradlaugh.

    Flowers of Freethought George W. Foote

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