It was soon clear that opinion had been embittered rather than silenced by the blow at Wilkes.
His fees at Elbert were larger than at any other court except his own home in Wilkes.
Wilkes also wrote a bold letter to the Speaker asserting his right.
Wilkes, in fact, seemed to be a watershed in early politics.
No one could blame Captain Wilkes for acting policeman on the seas.
It was on this same day that he sighted the vessels of Lieutenant Wilkes.
Mr. Wilkes has, however, favoured me with one repartee of Pope, of which Johnson was not informed.
I will instruct Wilkes on my way out, that you are to be at home to no one.
Alderman Oliver was likewise ordered to attend in his place, while Wilkes was directed to appear at the bar of the house.
The characteristic speeches of Wilkes and Junius he thought most admirable.