It is burning a farthing candle at Dover, to shew light at Calais.
The greatest crime to our own people is to be afraid to tell the truth ... the old frontiers are gone. When you think of the defence of England you no longer think of the chalk cliffs of Dover; you think of the Rhine. That is where it lies.stanley baldwin
Outside America I should hardly be believed if I told how simply, in my experience, Dover Street merged into the Back Bay.mary antin
A tunnel underneath the sea from Calais straight to Dover, Sir, The squeamish folks may cross by land from shore to shore, With sluices made to drown the French, if e'er they would come over, Sir, Has long been talk'd of, till at length 'tis thought a monstrous bore.
Go, thrust him out at gates, and let him smell His way to Dover.
It is burning a farthing candle at Dover, to shew light at Calais.james boswell
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