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Lansbury

/ˈlænzbərɪ/
noun
1.
George. 1859–1940, British Labour politician, who led the Labour Party in opposition (1931–35). A committed pacifist, he resigned over the party's reaction to Mussolini's seizure of Ethiopia
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  • The only thing wanting now is that Crooks and lansbury should be put on the top of it.

  • He and lansbury spared themselves in nothing on that Committee.

  • At all events Mr. lansbury continued his protest for five minutes longer.

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  • His colleague lansbury shared in the inspiring reception and addressed the meeting.

  • Mr. Asquith glanced carelessly at the indignant lansbury, but sank into his seat without deigning to reply.

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  • Crooks and lansbury raised such indignation in the district as to make it impossible for this state of things to continue.

  • Now that Mr. lansbury and I have got you treated like human beings, we expect you to behave like human beings.'

  • The Inspector was bound to say there was no reflection upon the "personal integrity of Mr. Crooks and Mr. lansbury."

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