Origin of Whiggish
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Finally, Obama weighed in with his teleological view of the historical process, revealing a rather optimistic and Whiggish view.On ‘Hardball,’ Obama Touts HealthCare.gov, Dodges Clinton-Biden Talk|Ben Jacobs|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Jersey will be the most whiggish colony on the continent," writes an officer of this corps of Cadwalader's.The Campaign of Trenton 1776-77|Samuel Adams Drake
His passions, on the contrary, were violent even to slaying against all who leaned to Whiggish principles.Macaulay's Life of Samuel Johnson|Thomas Babington Macaulay
As far, however, as he could be said to have any opinions, his opinions were Whiggish.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
I asked Hardinge last night what he thought of it, and he said it struck him as ‘too Whiggish.’The Greville Memoirs|Charles C. F. Greville
For the Tories this tap represented all that was most loathsome, most repulsive, most Whiggish.