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Burke, Edmund (1729 — 97)

Irish-born politician who became a British statesman , and one of the most influential of writers both on politics and aesthetics. His Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas on the Sublime and the Beautiful was the most ambitious study of its kind undertaken up to 1756. Burke supported England's war against France, but had been consistently opposed to the Government's American policy. He is referred to 'Paddy Burke' in 'When Guilford good our Pilot stood'.
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