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parliament -- (with a lowercase "p")
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  • Then followed the history and rise of the ancient and respectable family, in the usual terms; how it had been first settled in Cheshire; how mentioned in Dugdale, serving the office of high sheriff, representing a borough in three successive parliaments, exertions of loyalty, and dignity of baronet, in the first year of Charles II, with all the Marys and Elizabeths they had married; forming altogether two handsome duodecimo pages, and concluding with the arms and motto:—"Principalů

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  • Throughout Europe, parliaments are debating how much power to give to the European Union.
  • The Sheik of Kuwait was admired for voluntarily creating a parliament to share power with him.

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