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William (“Peter Porcupine”) 1763–1835, English political essayist and journalist in the U.S. and England.
Historical Examples

The Bibliotaph Leon H. Vincent
The Atlantic Monthly , Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858 Various
Beacon Lights of History, Volume IX John Lord
My Novel, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century Leslie Stephen
Highways and Byways in Surrey Eric Parker
Recent Developments in European Thought Various
Thomas Paine, The Apostle of Liberty John E. Remsburg
Four Hundred Humorous Illustrations, Vol 2 (of 2) George Cruikshank
The Life of John Marshall (Volume 2 of 4) Albert J. Beveridge

William. 1763–1835, English journalist and social reformer; founded The Political Register (1802); author of Rural Rides (1830)


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