John Bull

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World War I recruiting poster featuring John Bull

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John Bull

  1. A personification of England
    • 1862, Dickens, One Grand Tour Deserves Another[1]:
      How much longer are we English to assist foreign nations in misunderstanding us, by holding up that ridiculous lay-figure of our race known by the style and title of John Bull?


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