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British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793-1815, by Betty T. Bennet, Edited by Orianne Smith

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A Sure Way to Prevent
The Threatened Invasion by the French

The Cambridge Intelligencer (February 1, 1794)

If we fight and tax on—for a year or two more,
The French I dare say will ne'er touch on our shore,
For fear of the charge of maintaining the Poor!

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September 2004