A political party in Britain, also called the Conservative party. In the late eighteenth century, the Tories took form as defenders of the king and stability and of established interests in Britain; they advised caution in making political and social change. Winston Churchill, Benjamin Disraeli, and Margaret Thatcher belonged to the party.
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It all gets even more baroque, and, in the short term anyway, even worse for the Tories.
In the short term, though, the Tories might be hurt more by a “yes” win.
Indeed, the Tories of that day, many of them big landowners, found an intellectual champion in one Thomas Malthus.‘Downton Abbey’ Democrats May Cost their Party the Senate|Lloyd Green|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mostly such Tories were not big, paid-up Thatcherites, but they did enjoy that era very much.Lady Thatcher in Full: Charles Moore on Writing Her Biography|Matthew Walther|June 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some High Tories who were not very interested in Liberal economics were very anti-Thatcher.Lady Thatcher in Full: Charles Moore on Writing Her Biography|Matthew Walther|June 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Tories will wax eloquent on "the pink miasma of revolutionary Radicalism."
The Tories were reminded that his soldiers had guarded the scaffold before the Banqueting House.
He did not, like some hot headed men, among both the Whigs and the Tories, contend that there ought to be no regular soldiers.
Tories and malecontent Whigs, elated by the hope that Montague might be convicted of malversation, eagerly called for inquiry.
The Tories, with Seymour at their head, appealed both to the good faith and to the compassion of Parliament.