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Earl of, title of John Scott. 1751–1838, British statesman and jurist; Lord Chancellor (1801–06, 1807–27): an inflexible opponent of parliamentary reform, Catholic emancipation, and the abolition of slavery
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  • eldon Part's grief was real, and the beautiful English window in the south transept of the church bears witness to it.

  • It is not as though Miss eldon was in the habit of sending for me.

    Kate's Ordeal Emma Leslie
  • Then came the motor, the ring at the door, the entrance of eldon Parr into the library.

  • eldon's residences may be noticed with advantage in this place.

    A Book About Lawyers John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • Never, perhaps, had eldon Parr given such complete proof of his lack of spiritual intuition.

  • Under eldon, he says, 'equity has become an instrument of fraud and extortion.'

  • eldon Smith jumped to the window and throwing it up with a bang, leaned out into the darkness.

    The Flying Death Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • Since Lopez had died Mr. Wharton had not once dined at the eldon.

    The Prime Minister Anthony Trollope
  • eldon seemed affected with a sudden surprise; as he met the large gaze his look showed embarrassment.

    Demos George Gissing
  • In spite of the tone of bitterness in which he had spoken, eldon Parr smiled.

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