Punch,  19 (1850), 89.

English Gratitude





Patronage, Cultural Geography

    Compares England, a 'most ungrateful nation', to 'France and other nations' that are 'not so tardy in rewarding their benefactors'. Citing the example of Thomas Waghorn, who 'was allowed to die almost in want', the author claims to know of 'numerous' other examples demonstrating that 'little encouragement [is] given in this country to men of science and enterprise'.

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