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December 2018: A West Country Christmas – Dorset in December

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'You had better have one King than five hundred'

'I always admired virtue - but I could never imitate it'

'my words are my own, and my actions are my ministers'

'Never in the way, and never out of the way.'

Born in St James's, London
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Success is the child of audacity. - Benjamin Disraeli
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England’s Worst Mining Disaster - 1866, Marconi sends 1st transatlantic wireless message - 1901, Marples Hotel Tragedy - 1940, Peace Women Embrace Greenham Common - 1982, Clapham rail disaster - 1988
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