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Wilkes was defended by Pitt, who came to the house again enveloped in flannel, and this time supported by crutches.
It appears that Captain Wilkes fired shot to enforce his first order to stop.The Uprising of a Great People|Count Agnor de Gasparin
He was in constant communication with Wilkes, whom he supplied with funds.Lord Chatham|Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
This was his first political essay, and at once stamped Wilkes as a political as well as literary writer of no mean order.London and the Kingdom - Volume III|Reginald R. Sharpe
At this time, Wilkes, not satisfied with the alderman's gown, aspired to be sheriff.