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MORRIS, Robert (1701--1754)
Have at you all: being a proper and distinct reply to three pamphlets just published, intituled, What of that? The weather-menders, and, They are not. By the author of Yes, they are.
London: printed for T. Cooper, 1740.
8 p. ; 33.3 cm. (2º)

Anonymous. The author of Yes, they are = Robert Morris. Formerly attributed to James Dance and to Bonnell Thornton. What of That? is by Philip, Duke of Wharton; The weather-menders is by George Spiltimber (q.v.); the author of They are not is unknown (q.v.). The theme of the attacks and the defences raised against them in a chain of pamphlets, beginning with James Miller's anonymously published Are these things so?, 1740 (q.v.) is the role of Sir Robert Walpole in government and the Second Convention of Pardo which, signed with Spain in January 1739, was broken in October 1739 by the outbreak of the 'War of Jenkin's Ear'. ESTC n17265; Foxon M507.

Copy Notes Previously folded. Bound (7) with Are these things so? in a collection of satirical pamphlets, including several further in the exchange over Walpole; the front pastedown inscribed in ink H Lushington 1766.

Binding C18th quarter pigskin (?), marbled-paper boards, red morocco spine-label gilt-lettered 'Miscellaneous Poems'. Numbered '62' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 2830


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