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Walpole, or, Every man has his price

Edward Bulwer Lytton

Walpole, or, Every man has his price

a comedy in rhyme in three acts

by Edward Bulwer Lytton

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Published by R.M. De Witt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walpole, Robert, -- Earl of Orford, -- 1676-1745 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWalpole, Every man has his price
    Statementby Lord Lytton (Sir Edward Lytton Bulwer)
    SeriesDe Witt"s acting plays -- no. 91, English and American drama of the nineteenth century, De Witt"s acting plays -- no. 91
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination34 p.
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15159204M

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      Robert Walpole, 1st earl of Orford, British statesman (in power –42), generally regarded as the first British prime minister. He deliberately cultivated a frank, hearty manner, but his political subtlety has scarcely been equaled. Walpole was the third son of Colonel Robert Walpole by his Missing: price book. Manfred, more enraged at the vigour, however decently exerted, with which the young man had shaken off his hold, than appeased by his submission, ordered his attendants to seize him, and, if he had not been withheld by his friends whom he had invited to the nuptials, would have Missing: price book.

    Definition of every man/everyone has his price in the Idioms Dictionary. every man/everyone has his price phrase. What does every man/everyone has his price expression mean? This expression has been traced to a speech given by Sir Robert Walpole in , as reported in William Coxe’s Memoirs of the British statesman (). Walpole was. BY HORACE WALPOLE. CASSELL AND COMPANY, Limited LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK & MELBOURNE INTRODUCTION. Horace Walpole was the youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole, the great statesman, who died Earl of Orford. He was born in , the year in which his father resigned office, remaining in opposition for almost three years before his return to a long tenure of power.


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Every Man Has His Price is more than a biography. It is the story of a man's 4/4(41). Confusion arose when A.F. Robbins in The Gentleman's Magazine asserted that the phrase used by Walpole in a speech in Nov. or Dec., was "Every man has his price." Horace Walpole hotly denied this and claimed that the phrase had been attributed to Sir Robert by his enemies.

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(), stating "'All men have their price' is commonly ascribed to Walpole", and citing Coxe, Memoirs of Walpole, Vol. iv, p. "Flowery oratory he despised. He ascribed to the interested views of themselves or their relatives the declarations of pretended patriots, of whom he said, 'All those men have their price'".

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One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten. Sir Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, was the most despicable creature ever to have occupied the position of Prime Minister in this country and that, given the moral turpitude of many of the recent incumbents at No, is saying something.

He famously stated that every man has his price and, in a career of stupefying venality, set out to prove it. Horace Walpole has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Horace Walpole’s most popular book is The Castle of Otranto. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Horace Walpole (Walpole, Horace, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Walpole, Horace, The Castle of Otranto (Gutenberg text) Walpole, Horace, A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland and Ireland; With Lists of Their Works (enlarged and continued; 5. An early reference can be found in William Coxe's Memoirs of Walpole written inwhich records Walpole (English Prime Minister) saying in "All those men have their price".

Personally I doubt that this was the first use of the term, or at least the concept, which I suspect dates back many thousands of years into man's pre-history. Explore books by Horace Walpole with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Definition of every man has his price in the Idioms Dictionary.

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Horace Walpole (–), English historian, Member of Parliament, connoisseur, playwright and novelist, said to have coined the term serendipity wrote the Gothic novel Castle of Otranto ().

Fourth Earl of Orford, Horace Walpole was born 24 September in Arlington Street, Piccadilly, Westminster, London, England, the third son of Whig politician and First Earl of Orford Sir Robert.

Every man has his price. Sir Robert Walpole, speech (Nov. or Dec, ), according to A. Robbins, in Gentleman's Mag. No, IV, Pp. Horace Walpole asserts it was attributed to Walpole.

Page xxxi - It is the fashion to underrate Horace Walpole ; firstly, because he was a nobleman, and secondly, because he was a gentleman ; but to say nothing of the composition of his incomparable letters, and of the Castle of Otranto, he is the " Ultimus Romanorum," the author of the Mysterious Mother, a tragedy of the higher order, and not a puling love-play.

Walpole did not invent English political corruption, but he turned it into a public company." But there was more to Walpole's success than places and pensions and every man having his price. Quotation Details "Every man has his price." This is not true.

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We pay cash for books, textbooks, CDs, LPs, videos and DVDs daily. His vast financial resources were used to track down every letter written to and from Walpole, and every book, pamphlet or print that had been in Walpole's library at Strawberry Hill.Walpole was born in London, the youngest son of British Prime Minister Sir Robert Walpole and his wife Catherine.

Like his father, he received early education in Bexley; he was also educated at Eton College and King's College, Cambridge. Walpole's first friends were probably his cousins Francis and Henry Conway, to whom Walpole became strongly attached, especially mater: Eton College, King's College, Cambridge.