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D.W. Wilkin

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About this author

A graduate in history, Mr. Wilkin has been writing in various genres for twenty five years. He came to the study of the Regency through the enjoyment of the dance of the period which he later taught for over ten years. Combining his training with his enjoyment of the period has led Mr. Wilkin to have written several Regency era historicals.


Regency Personalities Series

In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of themany period notables.


Sir William Pulteney 5th Baronet

October 1729 30 May 1805


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William Pulteney


Sir William Pulteney 5th Baronet was a Scottish advocate, landowner and politician. He was reputedly the wealthiest man in the Great Britain. He invested in lands in North America...

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“A man is the sum of his actions.”
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“As long as freedom is paid for in the blood of others, I can truly say it is a commodity that has great value to me. If it was my blood that was taxed for it... Socialism, Dictatorship, Communism--basically living cowardism would be fine by me.”
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“A man is the sum of his actions.”
D.W. Wilkin

“An actor is the sum of his parts.”
D.W. Wilkin

“As long as freedom is paid for in the blood of others, I can truly say it is a commodity that has great value to me. If it was my blood that was taxed for it... Socialism, Dictatorship, Communism--basically living cowardism would be fine by me.”
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“Communism failed because man is not altruistic.”
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“Dancing isn't everything. But if you do it while you still can move, I guarantee that you'll have a hell of a good time. And look at it this way, wouldn't you rather dance while you are able, than find yourself unable to dance later--wishing that you could.”
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