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  1. Union, The

    a name applied in the English history to (1) the Union of England and Scotland in 1603 under one crown, by the accession of James VI. of Scotland to the throne of England on the death of Elizabeth; (2) the Union of England and Scotland in 1707, under one Parliament seated at Westminster, into the United Kingdom of Great Britain; and (3) to the Union of the United Kingdom of Great Britain to Ireland in 1801, when the Irish Parliament was abolished, and was represented, as it still is, in the Imperial.

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  1. Sallust:

    By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.

  2. Paul Gillen:

    We worked together to shut down the command and control servers for the network in various countries across the European Union, the criminals have lost control of the infrastructure they were using.

  3. Mohamed Abu Breeda:

    Our possibilities are very, very limited. We cannot do anything without support from the European Union, the southern borders are open without any monitoring.... The smugglers have weapons, better capabilities.

  4. Cyril Connolly:

    There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.

  5. Budapest André Goodfriend:

    With its eastern opening, Hungary clearly pursues an energy policy independent of the European Union, the fact that they planned to build a second pipeline from Russia and they want to increase nuclear energy production, that is what threatens Hungary's energy independence.

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