The Politicks on Both Sides, With Regard to Foreign Affairs...…

His tongue is mightier than a sword

The Politicks on Both Sides, With Regard to Foreign Affairs... bound with- ------, ------- An Enquiry into the Conduct of Our Domestick Affairs, from the Year 1721 to the Present Time.... Being a Sequel to Politicks on Both Sides. Second Edition, Corrected

London: Printed by H. Haines, at Mr. Francklin’s... 1734. Two works in 1 vol. 8vo, 75pp, + 68pp, separate title-pages, cont. calf, 2-line gilt fillet borders, morocco label on spine, joints sound, “Bond” stamped on fly.
Originally allied with Walpole, Pulteney gradually became alienated from him and in 1725 began a journalistic war against him through the columns of ‘The Craftsman’, finally joining with Sir William Wyndham in forming a new party of malcontent Whigs called “The Patriots”. His power as an orator led Walpole to observe that he feared Pulteney’s tongue more than another man’s sword.
Reference: Kress 4170

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