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- The Howe brothers belonged to one of England's most eminent families.p. 76.3
- "It seemed to be the principle employment of both armies to look at each other with spyglasses," wrote the eminent Loyalist Peter Oliver, former chief justice of the province.p. 28.1
- John Dickinson of Pennsylvania, an eminent member of Congress who opposed the Declaration, had called it a "skiff made of paper."p. 136.8
There are no more uses of "eminent" in 1776.
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