"Burke," he says, describing a dinner party at Lord Fitzwilliam's in 1793, "has now got such a train after him as would sink anybody but himself: his son, who is quite nauseated by all mankind; his brother, who is liked better than his son, but is rather oppressive with animal spirits and brogue; and his cousin, William Burke, who is just returned unexpectedly from India, as much ruined as when he went years ago, and who is a fresh charge on any prospects of power Burke may ever have.
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Don't be fooled by his unkempt appearance, benign expression and softly spoken Irish brogue.
In particular one of the boys has a strong Irish brogue, and another has an equally strong west Hampshire accent.
But first, surprisingly, he asked, " What er ya crying about, " in an Irish brogue.