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  • 'I am not what is vulgarly called a Jingo' (hear, hear!) he said finally, 'and measures of simple aggrandisement, sir, I have never been known to advocate.'

    'That Very Mab'

  • And by my bedside, to inspire me: "Field Notes on the Compassionate Life" and to lull me to sleep: "Jingo" by Terry Pratchett.

    I was just considering Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett

  • This policy which his opponents resented the more bitterly because they saw it to be the only one by which they could be held in check, won him the title of "Jingo," and made him the leading representative of British imperialism abroad as he was of English aristocracy at home.

    The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10)

  • The Conservatives were taunted with having ruined the country financially and with pursuing a "Jingo" policy certain to end in bloodshed.

    The Dominion in 1983

  • "Jingo;" and in his quiet way he felt so deeply that he thought it best to stay away -- not that he loved _Punch_ less, but he loved his convictions more.

    The History of "Punch"

  • This clique, composed of army and navy men and the junker, the "Jingo" party, the big gun interests, backed by public opinion, were trying their utmost to urge war with France.

    The Secrets of the German War Office

  • My knowledge of that historic event, I ought to say, is rather hazy; I remember a vague something about Drake playing bowls while the Spanish fleet was off the coast, and of Elizabeth going to Tilbury en grande tenue, but there was always a good deal of 'Jingo' shouting and Crystal Palace fireworks about it, and it never seemed real.

    The Life of Froude

  • England is called a "Jingo," and was at one time eager to fight this country for the possession of what is now British Columbia.

    Abraham Lincoln

  • 'Jingo' had some of the vague suggestiveness of an effectively bad name, but 'Separatist,' 'Little

    Human Nature in Politics Third Edition

  • Spanish fleet was off the coast, and of Elizabeth going to Tilbury en grande tenue, but there was always a good deal of 'Jingo' shouting and Crystal Palace fireworks about it, and it never seemed real.

    The Life of Froude

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