ARBUTHNOT, JOHN

   a physician and eminent literary man of the age of Queen Anne and her two successors, born in Kincardineshire, the friend of Swift and Pope and other lights of the time, much esteemed by them for his wit and kind-heartedness, joint-author with Swift, it is thought, of the "Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus" and the "History of John Bull" (1667-1735).

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  • Arbuthnot, John — born April 1667, Inverbervie, Scot. died Feb. 27, 1735, London, Eng. Scottish mathematician, physician, and satirist. His satirical writings include a political allegory, The History of John Bull (1712), that established John Bull as a… …   Universalium

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  • Arbuthnot, John — (1667 1735)    Physician and satirist, was b. in Kincardineshire, and after studying at Aberdeen and Oxford, took his degree of M.D. at St. Andrews. Settling in London, he taught mathematics. Being by a fortunate accident at Epsom, he was called… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

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  • John Arbuthnot — (29 de abril de 1667, Inverbervie 27 de febrero de 1735, Londres) fue un médico, escritor satírico y polímata, escocés. Sus mordaces escritos contienen cierta alegoría polític …   Wikipedia Español

  • John Bull — John Bullish. John Bullishness. John Bullism. 1. England; the English people. 2. the typical Englishman. [1705 15; named after John Bull, chief character in Arbuthnot s allegory The History of John Bull (1712)] * * * ▪ English symbol       in… …   Universalium

  • John Arbuthnot — For other people named John Arbuthnot, see John Arbuthnot (disambiguation). John Arbuthnot Portrait of John Arbuthnot by Godfrey Kneller Born 1667 (baptised on 29, April) Kincardineshire …   Wikipedia

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