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

  • The only thing wanting now is that Crooks and Lansbury should be put on the top of it.

  • 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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