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There's no nation under the sun can beat the English for ill-politeness: for my part, I hate the very sight of them; and so I shall only just visit a person of quality or two of my particular acquaintance, and then I shall go back again to France.
Frances Burney (1752–1840), British author. Madame Duval, in Evelina, letter 14 (1778).
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