G W Hunt Quotes

  • We don't want to fight, but by jingo if we do, We've got the ships, we've got the men, we've got the money too.

    1878 Music-hall song, inspired by Disraeli's speech of 9 Nov1876 threatening Russia with war if it sent volunteers into Serbia and Montenegro. This is the origin of 'jingoism'.

G W Hunt

  • Born: 1839
  • Died: 1904
  • Occupation: Music composer
  • Cite this Page: Citation