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Walpole

by John Morley

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This 1889 volume in the Twelve English Statesmen series focuses on Sir Robert Walpole (1676-1745), who laid the groundwork for the modern parliamentary system of government that distinguished Great Britain. No intelligent reader who picks up this volume on Walpole will lay it down unread, said an 1889 review in the New York Times .… (more)

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