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" plenty of travellers to do that with a pretended liberality : but I don't set up for a cosmopolite, which, to my mind, signifies being polite to every country except your own." " I have never heard the English accused," suggested your humble servant,... "
The Works of Thomas hood - Page 25
by Thomas Hood - 1861
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Up the Rhine

Thomas Hood - Rhine River - 1840 - 327 pages
...joke. I didn't say so before the Dutchman, because I don't choose to let down my native land: there's plenty of travellers to do that with a pretended liberality;—..."Not as to humankind, Frank: not as to humankind; but haven't we exterminated the bastards—I mean to say bustards; and haven't we got rid of the black...
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Up the Rhine

Thomas Hood - Rhine River - 1840 - 327 pages
...joke. I didn't say so before the Dutchman, because I don't choose to let down my native land: there's plenty of travellers to do that with a pretended liberality...as to humankind, Frank : not as to humankind ; but haven't we exterminated the bastards—I mean to say bustards; and haven't we got rid of the black...
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Up the Rhine

Thomas Hood - 1840 - 327 pages
...let down my native land : there's plenty of travellers to do that with a pretended liberality;—but I don't set up for a cosmo-polite, which, to my mind,...as to humankind. Frank : not as to humankind ; but haven't we exterminated the bastards—I mean to say bustards; and haven't we got rid of the black...
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UP THE RHINE

THOMAS HOOD - 1854
...joke. I didn't say so before the Dutchman, because I don't choose to let down my native land : there's plenty of travellers to do that with a pretended liberality...as to humankind, Frank : not as to humankind ; but haven't we exterminated the bastards—I mean to say bustards ; and haven't we got rid of the black...
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Works, Volume 7

Thomas Hood - 1871
...choose to let down my native land : there's plenty of travellers to do that with a protendedliberality; but I don't set up for a cosmo-polite, which, to my...as to humankind, Frank : not as to humankind ; but haven't we exterminated the bastards—I mean to sny bustards ; and haven't we got rid of the black...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...one of those treading grounds where they rush in"-Heywood Broun (d. 1939)."! don't set up for being a cosmopolite, which to my mind signifies being polite to every country except your own"— Thomas Hood, Up the Rhine (1840). Freedom of speech and freedom of publication are still debated concerns,...
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Patriotism: Quotations from Around the World

Herb Galewitz - Reference - 2003 - 64 pages
...OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES A glorious death is his who for his country falls. HOMER I don't set up for being a cosmopolite, which to my mind signifies being polite to every country except your own. If I have to lay an egg for my country, I'll do it. THOMAS HOOD It is sweet and glorious to die for...
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