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" The turning of coats so common is grown, That no one would think to attack it ; But no case until now was so flagrantly known Of a schoolboy's turning his jacket. "
Belgravia, a London magazine, conducted by M.E. Braddon - Page 447
by Belgravia - 1870 - 2 pages
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1867
...friends, and Colonel Fitz Patrick revenged them by the following couplet : — ' The turning of coats so common is grown, That no one would think to attack...flagrantly known Of a schoolboy turning his jacket.' George IV. was excessively annoyed by Mr. Canning's taking the Queen's side, although he held aloof...
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Historical Characters: Talleyrand, Cobbett, Mackintosh, Canning, Volume 2

Henry Lytton Bulwer Baron Dalling and Bulwer - Europe - 1868 - 915 pages
...old friends, whom Colonel Fitz Patrick avenged by the following couplet : "The turning of coats so common is grown, That no one would think to attack...flagrantly known Of a schoolboy turning his jacket." V. There was little justice in Colonel Fitz Patrick's satire. Nine-tenths of Mr. Fox's partisans, old...
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Historical Characters: Talleyrand, Cobbett, Mackintosh, Canning, Volume 2

Henry Lytton Bulwer Baron Dalling and Bulwer - Statesmen - 1868
...friends, whom Colonel Fitz Patrick avenged by the following couplet : " The turning of coats so commou is grown, That no one would think to attack it; But no case until now was so flagrantly known t)!' a schoolboy turning his jackot." V. There was little justice in Colonel P^itz Patrick's satire....
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Historical Gleanings: A Series of Sketches: Montagu. Walpole. Adam Smith ...

James Edwin Thorold Rogers - 1869 - 185 pages
...lampoons, made him the object of an epigram at the time : — ' The turning of coats is so commonly known. That no one would think to attack it ; But no case until now was so flagrantly shown Of a schoolboy in turning his jacket/ But how could the author of the Gagging Acts, of the Press...
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - Epigrams - 1870 - 587 pages
...GEORGE CANNING. (Sir Henry Bulwer's " Historical Characters" — Cnuning.) The turning of coats so common is grown, That no one would think to attack...flagrantly known Of a school-boy turning his jacket. Canning liad originally been imbued with Whig principles, nnd his friends were principally of that...
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The epigrammatists: a selection, with notes and an intr. by H. P. Dodd

Epigrammatists - 1870
...GEORGE CANNING. (Sir Henry Bulwer's " Historical Characters" — Canning.) The turning of coats so common is grown, That no one would think to attack...flagrantly known Of a school-boy turning his jacket. Canning had originally been imbued with Whig principles, and his friends were principally of that party...
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Anecdote Lives of the Later Wits and Humourists, Volume 1

John Timbs - Humorists - 1874
...avenged by the following couplet : — " The turning of coats so common is grown, That no one could think to attack it ; But no case until now was so...flagrantly known Of a schoolboy turning his jacket." COUET GOSSIP. Sir Henry Lytton Bulwer relates the following anecdote of the times which is worth recording....
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - Epigrams - 1875 - 695 pages
...ON GEOItGE CANNING. (T.ord Dall ing's "Historical Characters." 1868. II. 213.The turning of coats so common is grown, That no one would think to attack it; But no case until now was BO flagrantly known Of a school-boy turning his jacket. Canning had originally been imbued with Whig...
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Historical Characters: Mackintosh, Talleyrand, Canning, Cobbett, Peel

Henry Lytton Bulwer Baron Dalling and Bulwer - Europe - 1876 - 591 pages
...old friends, whom Colonel Fitz-Patrick avenged by the following couplet : " The turning of coats so common is grown, That no one would think to attack...flagrantly known Of a schoolboy turning his jacket." V. There was little justice in Colonel Fitz-Patrick's satire. Nine-tenths of Mr. Fox's partisans, old...
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English epigrams, selected and arranged, with intr., notes and notices of ...

English epigrams - 1878
...Commons. "The Abbey": Westminster.] ON CANNING'S DESERTION OF THE WHIGS (1793). The turning of coats so common is grown, That no one would think to attack...flagrantly known Of a school-boy turning his jacket. Richard Fitzpatrick (1747-1813). [From Lord Balling and Bulwer's Historical Characters. Canning was...
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