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John Arbuthnot
(1667-1735) born on
Apr 29
English physician. He wrote five "John Bull" pamphlets, 1712, which popularized idea of John Bull as a typical Englishman.
         
   
F
The first Care in building of Cities, is to make them airy and well perflated; infectious Distempers must necessarily be propagated amongst Mankind living close together.

R
[The writer] warns the heads of parties against believing their own lies.
A
All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.
N
Law is a bottomless pit, it is a cormorant, a Harpy that devours everything.
K
Biography is one of the new terrors of death.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "An Essay Concerning the Effects of Air on Human Bodies."
R: "The Art of Political Lying."
A: In "Life of Emerson, by Richard Garnett, ch. 7, 1888.
N: From a pamphlet entitled "Law is a bottomless pit."
K: In "The Poetical Works of Pope," vol. 1, ch. 3, by Robert Carruthers, 1853.
   


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