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 (är-bŭth′nət, är′bəth-nŏt′), John 1667-1735.
Scottish physician and writer noted for his satirical anti-Whig pamphlets published as Law Is a Bottomless Pit (1712) and later retitled The History of John Bull.
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Arbuthnot

(ɑːˈbʌθnɒt)
n
(Biography) John. 1667–1735, Scottish physician and satirist: author of The History of John Bull (1712) and, with others, of the Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus (1741)
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Ar•buth•not

(ɑrˈbʌθ nət, ˈɑr bəθˌnɒt)

n.
John, 1667–1735, Scottish author and physician.
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Others to sign a letter in protest at the appointment were trainers Barry Hills, Nicky Henderson, Marcus Tregoning, Nick Gaselee, David Arbuthnot, John Hills, Charlie Mann, Oliver Sherwood, Brian Meehan and Hughie Morrison.
John Arbuthnot, John Gay, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, and Thomas Parnell, They created the persona of a dull modern scholar, Martinus Scriblerus, to whom they attributed various dull and absurd works of literary scholarship and criticism.
Other trainers to sign the protest were Nick Gaselee, David Arbuthnot, John Hills, Charlie Mann, Oliver Sherwood, Simon Sherwood, Brian Meehan and Hughie Morrison.