He is a representative of Barkshire.

A vulgar joke on any one afflicted with a cough, which is here termed barking.

Entry taken from Provincial Glossary, edited by Francis Grose.

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England
England is a ringing island

Barkshire
He is a representative of Barkshire

Bedfordshire
As plain as Dunstable Road

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Barkshire in Nuttal Encyclopædia

Antique pictures from Barkshire