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" It was said of Andrew Fletcher, he would lose his life to serve his country, but he would not do a base thing to save it... "
Darien; or, The merchant prince - Page 72
by Bartholomew Elliott G. Warburton - 1852
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 76

1843
...sacrifice principle to patriotic considerations. It was said of Andrew Fletcher, ' He would have ' died to serve his country ; but he would not do a base thing to save it.' Moreover, these exiles, however in some respects reprehene, were not accused of any crime which...
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A fragment on Mackintosh: being strictures on some passages in the ...

James Mill - Utilitarianism - 1835 - 431 pages
...not do a base thing for any public advantage. It was said of Andrew Fletcher, he would lose his life to serve his country, but he would not do a base thing to save it" This sin which " must most easily beset " the persons whom Sir James is at such pains to defame...
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THE EDINBURGH REVIEW OR CITICAL JOURNAL

THE EDINBURGH REVIEW OR CRITICAL JOURNAL - 1843
...sacrifice principle to patriotic considerations. It was said of Andrew Fletcher, ' He would have .' died to serve his country ; but he would not do a base thing to save it.' Moreover, these exiles, however in some respects reprehensible, were not accused of any crime...
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Darien: Or, The Merchant Prince, a Historical Romance, Volume 3

Eliot Warburton - Buccaneers - 1852
...the very name of the originator was lost. The Bank of England rose struggling through the obscurity in which mean men and base imputations had enveloped...his estate had been confiscated, and he had taken arms under the Duke of Lorraine in Hungary. When William III. restored the liberties of England, the...
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Wellington, a lecture

John Cumming - 1853 - 132 pages
...great, a good, or a brilliant end by consciously wicked or unrighteous means. He would lose his life to serve his country, but he would not do a base thing to save iti There was the least of the Jesuit in the Duke of any man living. He rejected with magnanimous scorn...
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Lectures Delivered Before the Young Men's Christian Association ..., Volume 8

Young Men's Christian Association (London, England) - Christianity - 1853
...great, a good, or a brilliant end by consciously wicked or unrighteous means. He would lose his life to serve his country, but he would not do a base thing to save it. There was the least of the Jesuit in the Duke of any man living. He rejected with magnanimous scorn...
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The relations of the industry of Canada, with the mother country and the ...

Isaac Buchanan - Business & Economics - 1864 - 551 pages
...the noble saying of another distinguished Scotchman, Fletcher, of Saltoun : " He would lose his life to serve his country, but he would not do a base thing to save her." But as Britons, proud of our freedom, and proud of our having set free those of the African race which...
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The Relations of the Industry of Canada, with the Mother Country and the ...

Henry James Morgan - Canada - 1864 - 551 pages
...saying of another distinguished Scotchman, Fletcher, of Saltoun : " He would lose his life to serve Ms country, but he would not do a base thing to save her." But as Britons, proud of our freedom, and proud of our having set free those of the African race which...
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THE WORKDS OF PHILIP LINDSLEY

1866
...please and say what they think." (Tacitus.] 9. It was said of Andrew Fletcher, "He would have died to serve his country; but he would not do a base thing to save it." 10. "Kank is but the guinea stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that." * * * "The honest man, though...
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The Works of Philip Lindsley ...: Miscellaneous discourses and essays

Philip Lindsley - 1866
...please and say what they think." (TacituB.) 9. It was said of Andrew Fletcher, "He would have died to serve his country; but he would not do a base thing to save it." 10. "Rank is but the guinea stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that." * * * "The honest man, though...
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