Who is Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin?

  • (noun): English comedian and film maker; portrayed a downtrodden little man in baggy pants and bowler hat (1889-1977).
    Synonyms: Chaplin, Charlie Chaplin

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... On 4 November Charles-Jean-Fran├žois Depont wrote to Burke, requesting that he endorse the Revolution ... You will see that Sir Edward Coke, that great oracle of our law, and indeed all the great men who follow him, to Blackstone, are industrious to prove the ... Fellow Whig MPs Richard Sheridan and Charles James Fox disagreed with Burke and split with him ...

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    ‘Tirra Tirra,’ by the river
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