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Robert Walpole, Lord Orford (1676–1745)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Eighth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199668700
Published online September 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191758034
Robert Walpole, Lord Orford  (1676–1745)

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They now ring the bells, but they will soon wring their hands.

on the declaration of war with Spain, 1739

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