Example sentences from the Web for wilberforce
People like Wilberforce who persisted for years because of his faith and because of his love for people.
Invoking Wilberforce allows conservatives like DeMint to pretend that he, not Calhoun, is their moral lodestar and inspiration.
Neither Mr. Wilberforce, nor my uncle Babington, come up to him in this respect.Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay|George Otto Trevelyan
"That might be quite enough to set you going," said Mrs. Wilberforce.A Country Gentleman and his Family|Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
It was "twenty years before Wilberforce took the first step in England against the slave-trade."Quaker Hill|Warren H. Wilson
Hearing the groans, Wilberforce Chaster sat up in bed and listened.Joe The Hotel Boy|Horatio Alger Jr.
At his house she met many persons, distinguished for literature and piety, among whom were Sumner, Babington and Wilberforce.Lives of the Three Mrs. Judsons|Arabella W. Stuart