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" Mat, hide the nakedness of thy country, and give the best turn thy fertile brain will furnish thee with to the blunders of thy countrymen, who are not much better politicians than the French are poets.'* Soon after, the duke of Shrewsbury went on a formal... "
Southey's Common-place Book: Special collections - Page 552
by Robert Southey - 1850
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The Political State of Great Britain, Volume 9

Great Britain - 1715
...dear Matt, hide the Nakednefs of thy Cfuntry, and give the befl turn thy fertile Brain will furnifh thee with, to the Blunders of thy Country-men, who...much better Politicians than the French are Poets. Ld. Dart mouth acquiefced, and difpatch'd Orders to Ld. Lexington, to acknowledge K. Philip, notwithftanding...
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The Historical Register: containing ... relation of all ..., Volume 1

History - 1724
...Matt, hide ' the Nakeduefs of thy Country, and give the beft Turn * thy fertile Brain will furnifli thee with, to the Blunders * of thy Countrymen, who are not much better Politic cians, than the French are Poets." Lord Dartmouth acquiefc'd, and difpatch'd Orders to Lord...
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Historical Register, Part 1

C. H. Green - Great Britain - 1724
...dear Matt.- hide the Nak'ednefs of thy Country, and give the beft Turn thy fertile Brain will'furuifh thee with, to the Blunders of thy Countrymen, who are not much better Politis cians, tlian the French are Poets." Lord Dartmouth acquiefc'd, and difpatth'd Orders to Lord...
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A Supplement to Dr. Swift's Works: Containing Miscellanies in Prose and ...

Jonathan Swift - 1779
...dear Matt, hide the nakednefs of thy country ; and give the beft turn thy fertile brain will furnifh thee with to the blunders of thy countrymen, who are...much better Politicians than the French are Poets. I have writ in great hafle a prodigious long letter to Monfieur Di Very, which, I believe, he will...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 64

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...Dear Mat, hide the nakednefs " of thy country, and give the beft turn " thy fertile brain will furnifh thee with "to the blunders of thy countrymen, " who...much better politicians " than the French are poets." Soon -after the duke of Shrewfbnry went on a formal embaffy to Paris. It' is related'-'by Bbyer, that...
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profaces, briogrpahical and critical

samuel johnson - 1781
...the nakednefs " of thy country, and give the beft turn " thy fertile brain will furnifh thee witk " to the blunders of thy countrymen, " who are not much better politicians " than the French are poets." Soon after the duke of Shrewfbury went on a formal embafly to Paris. It is related by Boyer, that the...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 5

History - 1791
...fake, Matt. hide the nakednefs of thy country, and give the beft turn, thy fertile brain will furnifh thee with, to the blunders of thy countrymen, who...much better politicians than the French are poets." His lordfhip thus concludes his epiftle : " It is near three o'clock in the morning. I have been hard...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1791
..."Dear Mat, hide " the nakednefs of thy country, and give the " beft turn thy fertile brain will furnifh thee " with to the blunders of thy countrymen, ** who are not much better politicians than tf the French are poets." Soon after, the duke of Shrewfbury went on a formal embafly to Paris. It...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...Mat, hide the nakednefs of ' f thy country, and give the beft turn thy fertile " brain will furnifh thee with to the blunders of thy " countrymen, who...better politicians <' than the French are poets." Soon after, the duke of Shrewfbury went on a formal embaffy to Paris. It is related by Eoyer, that...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 9

History - 1793
...fake, Matt, hide the nakednefs of thy country, and give the bell turn thy fertile brain will furnifh thee with, to the blunders of thy countrymen, who...much better politicians, than the French are poets." His lord '.Lip thus concludes his epiftle : " It is near three o'clock in the morning : I have been...
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