In all this he could count on, as we can always count on, good old John Bull.
But John Bull knows not the unimaginable fact, or knew it not, for the barrier is now widely broken down.
Then the John Bull would have been upon us with every advantage.
In spite of these promptings to reflection, ignorance of his neighbours is the character of the typical John Bull.
John Bull, as simple as he is, understands a little of a pulse.
Sir John Bull would neither acknowledge nor deny the signature, but in dumb show made signs of innocence.
And summing all up, found due upon the balance by John Bull to Nic.
John Bull, spectacles on nose, is regarding the altered conditions with visible astonishment.
Does this become the generosity of the noble and rich John Bull?
John Bull has not yet acquired the secret of enjoyable outing, and gets but a poor return for his money.
"Englishman who exemplifies the national character," 1772, from name of a character representing the English nation in Arbuthnot's satire "History of John Bull" (1712).