- WilliamPeter Porcupine, 1763–1835, English political essayist and journalist in the U.S. and England.
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Examples from the Web for cobbett
This is one of the few instances in which Cobbett was wrong.The Verbalist
Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)
Even Cobbett, who abhors the dash, permits it to be used for this purpose."Stops"
Cobbett's radicalism, in fact, was of the type most hostile to the Utilitarians.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.
Cobbett was right in his assertion that the measures and manners of George IV.Lord John Russell
Stuart J. Reid
Cobbett says: "The lucerne will send its roots thirty feet into a dry bottom!"Farm drainage
Henry Flagg French
- William. 1763–1835, English journalist and social reformer; founded The Political Register (1802); author of Rural Rides (1830)