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" Army corrupted, the people enslaved ; all things vendible, no man safe, but by such evil and infamous means as flattery and bribery ; what joy can I have in my own country in this condition ? Is it a pleasure to see that all I love in the world is sold... "
The Magazine of Magazines: Compiled from Original Pieces, with Extracts from ... - Page 200
1756
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A select collection of original letters: written by the most eminent persons ...

History - 1755
...; what Joy can I have in my Own Country in this Condition ? Is it a Pleafure to fee all that I love in the World, fold and deftroyed ? Shall I renounce...the vile" Court Arts, and make my Peace by bribing foriie of them ? Shall their Corruption and Vice be my Safety ? Ah ! No ] Better is a Life a&iong Stringers,...
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Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland: from the dissolution of the last ...

Sir John Dalrymple - Great Britain - 1790
...forth, and who, in firm^^V nefs and fimplicity of character, refembled that firft of 1683. Romans. old principles, learn the vile court- arts, and make my peace by bribing feme of them ? Shall their corruption and vice be my lufety ? Ah ! no : Better is a life among ftrangers,...
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Life and Writings, Volume 1

Algernon Sidney - Political science - 1794
...the world is fold and deftroyed ? * Shall I renounce all my own principles, learn the vile c cou t arts, and make my peace by bribing fome of « them ? Shall their corruptions and vice be my fafety ? * Au I no; better is a life among ftrangers, than in my « own...
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Biographical, literary, and political anecdotes, of several of the most ...

John Almon - 1797
...Sydney's, to a friend who prefled his return home. — Shall I renounce all my old principles, karn the vile Court arts, and make my peace by bribing...them ? Shall their corruption and vice be my fafety ? Oh ! no — • I hope I fhall die in the fame principles in which I have always lived, and will...
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Annual Register, Volume 14

History - 1803
...country in this «onditien ? Is it a pleafure to fee all I iove in the world is fold and destroyed î Shall I renounce all my old principles, learn the vile court arts, and make my peace by bribing fome efthemî Shall their corruption and vice be my fafety ? Ah ! no : Eet'er is a life among ftrangers,...
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Discourses on Government, Volume 1

Algernon Sidney - Monarchy - 1805
...a pleasure to see, that all I love in the world is sold and destroyed? Shall I renounce all my own principles, learn the vile court arts, and make my peace by bribing some of them? Shall their corruptions and vice be my safety ? Ah! no; better is a life among strangers,...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 3

John Walker - 1811
...country in this condition ? Is it a pleasure to sec all that I love in the world sold and destroyed ? Shall I renounce all my old principles, learn the vile court arts, and make my peace by bribing some of them ? Shall their corruption and vice be my safety ? Ah! no; better is a life among strangers,...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...country in this condition ? Is it a pleasure to see all that I love in the world sold and destroyed ? Shall I renounce all my old principles, learn the vile court arts, and make my peace by brihing some of them ? Shall their corruption and vice be my safety? Ah ! no ; better is a life among...
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a ..., Volume 1

Anecdotes - 1820
...country in this condition ? Is it a pleasure to see all that I love in the world sold and destroyed ? Shall I renounce all my old principles, learn the vile court arts, and make my peace by bribing some of them ? Shall their corruption and vice be my safety? AhJ no: better is a life among strangers...
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