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His association, first and last, with literary men was unusually broad; when politics estranged him from Steele and Addison he drew close to Pope and other Tory writers in what they called the Scriblerus Club.
Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, and the next year, when the Queen died and the Tory ministry fell, he withdrew to Dublin, as he himself bitterly said, 'to die like a poisoned rat in a hole.'
Brooke heard the laughter; but he had expected some Tory efforts at disturbance, and he was at this moment additionally excited by the tickling, stinging sense that his lost exordium was coming back to fetch him from the Baltic.
The paper also reported David Cameron's criticisms of the direction the party has taken under Theresa May, saying "the country needs "modern, compassionate Conservatism".The Guardian's headline was "Now the Tories split: rebels denounce grip of hardliners", focusing on the MPs' comments that "Theresa May had allowed the party to fall prey to hardline Brexiters and that the Tory modernising project had been destroyed".
We all know that the Tory austerity measures are terrible, but why on earth did the Labour MPs troop through the Westminster lobbies and vote with the Tories to pass the Austerity Bill?
Despite a commitment from their leader, the Tory party didn't even present their own budget, instead making sure they got what they wanted in the Labour budget.
Gay Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson said there were "huge disagreements" between the DUP and the Tories.
Tory Candidate: Luke Hall Majority: 1495 Swing needed to LD: 1.55% LD Candidate: Claire Young
As for me, I'll keep my healthy hatred - there is no other word for it - of the Tory party and distrust everything they do, a lesson we should all learn.
Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said the election was a "litmus test" for pro-EU Tories, and urged them to refuse to support the Tory manifesto.
But they said they would not support a Tory Brexit Budget from their own Chancellor, who was only offering more of the austerity they had supported.