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" And crowds with crimes the records of mankind; For gold his sword the hireling ruffian draws, For gold the hireling judge distorts the laws; Wealth heap'd on wealth, nor truth nor safety buys, The dangers gather as the treasures rise. "
Darien; or, The merchant prince - Page 1
by Bartholomew Elliott G. Warburton - 1852
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...his Sword the hireling Ruffian draws, For Gold the hireling Judge diftorts the Laws ; Wealth heap'd on Wealth, nor Truth nor Safety buys, The Dangers gather as the Treafures rife. Let.Hift'ry tell where riyal Kings command, And dubious Title fhakes the madded Land,...
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Bell's classical arrangement of fugitive poetry: Vol. V.

Literary Criticism - 1789 - 200 pages
...his sword the hireling ruffian draws, For gold the hireling judge distorts the laws ; Wealth heap'd on wealth nor truth nor safety buys ; The dangers gather as the treasures rise. Let hist'ry tell, where rival kings command, And dubious title shakes the madded land, When statutes...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...his sword the hireling ruffian draws, For gold the hireling judge distorts the laws ; Wealth heap'd on wealth, nor truth nor safety buys,. The dangers gather as the treasures rise. Let hist'ry tell where rival kings command, And dubious title shakes the madded land, When statutes...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...his sword the hireling ruffian draws, For gold the hireling judge distorts the laws ; Wealth heap'd on wealth, nor truth nor safety buys, The dangers gather as the treasures rise. Let Hist'ry tell, where rival kings command, And dubious title shakes the madded land, When statutes...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...his sword the hireling ruffian draws, For gold the hireling judge distorts the laws ; Wealth heap'd on wealth, nor truth nor safety buys,. The dangers gather as the treasures rise. Let hist'ry tell, where rival kings command, And dubious title shakes the madded land, When statutes...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...Impeachment stops the speaker's powerful breath. And restless fire precipitates on death. Wealth heap'd on wealth, nor truth nor safety buys. The dangers gather as the treasures rise. Let history tell where rival kings command, And dubious title shakes the madded land, When statutes...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson, Francis William Blagdon - English fiction - 1811 - 234 pages
...his sword the hireling ruffian draws, For gold the hireling judge distorts the laws ; Wealth heap'd on wealth, nor truth nor safety buys ; The dangers gather as the treasures rise. Let history tell where rival kings command. And dubious title shakes the madded land, When statutes...
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The poetical works of Samuel Johnson: collated with the best editions

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Park - 1811 - 133 pages
...his sword the hireling ruffian draws, For gold the hireling judge distorts the laws ; Wealth heap'd on wealth, nor truth nor safety buys, The dangers gather as the treasures rise. Let history tell where rival kings command, And dubious title shakes the madded land, When statutes...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 1

English poetry - 1817
...his sword the hireling ruffian draws, For gold the hireling judge distorts the laws; Wealth heap'd on wealth, nor truth nor safety buys., The dangers gather as the treasures rise. Let history tell where rival kings command, And dubious title shakes the madden'd land, When statutes...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1819
...his sword the hireling ruffian draws, For gold the hireling judge distorts the laws ; Wealth heap'd on wealth, nor truth nor safety buys, The dangers gather as the treasures rise. Let hist'ry tell where rival kings command, And dubious title shakes the madded land, When statutes...
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