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" Wit, my Lords, is a sort of property; it is the property of those who have it, and too often the only property they have to depend on. It is indeed but a precarious dependence. Thank God! we, my Lords, have a dependence of another kind... "
The Stage Censor: An Historical Sketch: 1544-1907 - Page 94
by G. M. G. - 1908 - 128 pages
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The history and proceedings of the House of lords, from the Restoration in ...

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords - 1742
...likewife an Encroachment on Property. Wit, my Lords, is a fort of Property : It is the Property of thofe that have it, and too often the only Property they have to depend on. It is, indeed, but a precarious Dependence. Thank God ! We) — my Lords, have a Dependence of another...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 6

British Plutarch, Thomas Mortimer - Great Britain - 1776
...liberty, but it is likeU'ife an incroachment on property.. " Wit, my lords, is a fort of property of thoie that have it, and too often the only property they have to depend on. It is indeed but a precarious dependance. Thank God ! we, my lords, have a. dependance of another kind...
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Miscellaneous Works of the Late Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of ..., Volume 2

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield, Matthew Maty, John Obadiah Justamond - Authors, English - 1779
...encroachment upon property. Wit, my lords, is a fort of property : it is the property of thofe who have it, and too often the only property they have to depend on. It is indeed but a precarious dependence. Thank God ! we, my lords, have a dependence of another kind...
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Memoirs of His Own Life, Volume 1

Theater - 1790
...fcarce a commodity as wit."-—" Wit," continues Lord Chefterfield, " is a fort of property of thofe that " have it, and too often the only property they " have to depend on.—It is, indeed, but a precari" ous dependence.—Thank God ! we, my Lords, •" have a dependence...
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Memoirs of the Life of Charles Macklin, Esq: Principally Compiled from His ...

James Thomas Kirkman - Actors - 1799
...an encroachment on Property. Wit, my Lords, is a fort of property ; it is the property of thofe who have it, and too often the only property they have to depend on : it is, indeed, but a precarious dependance. Thank God ! we, my Lords, have a dependance of another...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - History
...encroachment upon liberty, but it is likewise an encroachment upon property. " Wit, .my lords, is a sort of property of those that have it, and too often the only property they have to depend on. It is is. deed but a precarious dependance. Thank God ! we my lords, .have a dependance of another...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 pages
...encroachment upon property. Wit, my lords, is a sort of property : it is the property of those who have it, and too often the only property they have to depend on. It is indeed but a precarious dependance. Thank God ! we, my lords, have a dependance of another kind...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 pages
...encroachment upon property. Wit, my lords, is a sort of property : it is the property of those who have it, and too often the only property they have to depend on. It is indeed but a precarious dependance. Thank God ! we, my lords, have a dependance of another kind...
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The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best Speeches ...

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1810
...lords, it is not only an encroachment upon liberty, but it is likewise an encroachment upon property. Wit, my lords, is a sort of property : it is the property...too often the only property they have to depend on. It is, indeed, but a precarious dependence. Thank God ! we, my lords, have a dependence of another...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...useful: therefore, I must look upon the bill as a most dangerous encroachment upon liberty in general. those that have it, and too often the only property they have to depend on. It is, indeed, but a precarious dependence. Thank God ! we, my Lords, have a dependence of another...
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