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" a corporation has neither a body to be kicked nor a soul to be damned. "
The United States Democratic Review - Page 410
by Conrad Swackhamer - 1846
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 6

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1823
...to what was really a shocking occurrence. A Corporation has been defined to be " a thing having neither a body to be kicked nor a soul to be damned." With this definition before him, Mr. O'Connell did not imagine that he exceeded the limits of public...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 8

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Thomas Hood, Theodore Edward Hook, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...to what was really a shocking occurrence. A Corporation has been defined to be " a thing having neither a body to be kicked nor a soul to be damned." With this definition before him, Mr. O'Connell did not imagine that he exceeded the limits of, public...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 58

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, William Empson, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1834
...are too solid to be made the sport of legal metaphysics. The modern proverb, that a corporation has neither a body to be kicked, nor a soul to be damned, is only a sarcastic version of the serious maxim of our ancestors ; that it is a thing which '...
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 10

Education - 1834
...unproductive Trin. Coll. Duh. ; he may defy the lloyal Irish Academy, a learned assembly, which, alas ! has neither a body to be kicked, nor a soul to be damned, secure of the applause which sterling merit challenges from every freebom inhahitant of these islands,...
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The reliques of father Prout, collected and arranged by Oliver Yorke

Francis Sylvester Mahony - 1836
...unproductive Trin. Coll. Dub. ; he may defy the Royal Irish Academy, a learned assembly, which, alas ! has neither a body to be kicked, nor a soul to be damned ; and may rest secure of the applause which sterling merit challenges from every freeborn inhabitant...
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Anti-gallic letters addressed to His Excellency, the Earl of Gosford ...

Adam Thom - History - 1836 - 226 pages
...individual may be actuated by fear or pity or compunction ; party, as, according to the proverb, it has neither a body to be kicked nor a soul to be damned, is never known to temper its selfishness by any better feeling. Defcnditnumerus.jntuitaeqtie umbone...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 19

History - 1842
...travelled. It is not, therefore, 1842.] [Mardi, Curran said that a corporation w.is a thing that had neither a body to be kicked, nor a soul to be damned. And, verily, I begin to think that masses of men are even more contemptible than individuals. Л nation...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 19

History - 1842
...imitation is poor, vulgar, and unmeaning. 1842] {Match, Curran said that a corporation was a thing that had neither a body to be kicked, nor a soul to be damned. And, verily, I begin to think that masses of men are even more contemptible than individuals. A nation...
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Nuts and nutcrackers [by C.J. Lever] illustr. by 'Phiz'.

Charles James Lever - 1845
...felt by every member, and Curran was not far wrong when he said, a " corporation was a thing that had neither a body to be kicked, nor a soul to be damned." It is, indeed, a melancholy fact, that nations partake much more frequently of the bad than the good...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 18

United States - 1846
...the Legislature and the courts too much margin for construction, and they also grant immunities to a class of interests which the state is no more bound...cotton-mill charter with $300,000 capital, which had Debt. Repaii paid 478,194 28 2,224,208 73 9,933,000 00 3,726,96458 103,80413 126,91501 Interest, paid. 611,47634...
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