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O England, forget the Nelson touch! | 10-Mar-14

Enquirer is seeking full text and poet for the following quote:

O England, forget the Nelson touch/Learn to vanish like the Dutch!

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AP Herbert seems to have parodied it in Punch as 'Fool, Britannia! Forget the Nelson touch: Learn to dwindle, like the Dutch' unless this is the original. See if it's in his Book of Ballads.
Susanne Woodman

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