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Eldon

/ˈɛldən/
noun
1.
Earl of, title of John Scott. 1751–1838, British statesman and jurist; Lord Chancellor (1801–06, 1807–27): an inflexible opponent of parliamentary reform, Catholic emancipation, and the abolition of slavery
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  • The career of the late Lord eldon is perhaps one of the most remarkable examples.

    Self-Help Samuel Smiles
  • "So I hear," replied his nephew eldon in his cold, quiet way.

    Pearl and Periwinkle Anna Graetz
  • It is not as though Miss eldon was in the habit of sending for me.

    Kate's Ordeal

    Emma Leslie
  • eldon's residences may be noticed with advantage in this place.

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    John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • Lords Stowell and eldon were the children of a provincial tradesman.

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    John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • Under eldon, he says, 'equity has become an instrument of fraud and extortion.'

  • Stone Buildings were neglected, and the eldon saw nothing of him.

    The Prime Minister

    Anthony Trollope
  • Since Lopez had died Mr. Wharton had not once dined at the eldon.

    The Prime Minister

    Anthony Trollope
  • He went, and probably found that his taste for the eldon and for whist had returned to him.

    The Prime Minister

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  • But his was an esoteric reputation,—the greater fame had been eldon Parr's.

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