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" But, at the conclusion of a ten years' war, how are we recompensed for the death of multitudes, and the expense of millions, but by contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors,... "
Eminent British Lawyers - Page 289
by Henry Roscoe - 1830 - 428 pages
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Political tracts. Political essays. Miscellaneous essays. A journey to the ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...commiflaries, whofe equipages frrine like meteors, and whofe palaces rife like exhalations ? Thefe are the men who, without virtue, labour, or hazard, ,are growing rich as their country is impoverifhed ; they rejoice when obftinacy or ambition adds another year to flaughter and devaftationj...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Political tracts. Political essays ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...and commiflaries, whofe equipages fhine like meteors, and whofe palaces rife like exhalations ? Thefe are the men who, without virtue, labour, or hazard, are' growing rich as their country is impoverifhed; they rejoice when obftinacy or ambition adds another year to Daughter and devaftation...
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The Phoenix; or, Weekly miscellany improved, Volume 1

...aud-Contmiffaries, whofe equipages fhinc like meteors, and whofe Palaces rife like exhalations. TLefc are the men who, without virtue, labour, or hazard, are growing rich as their country is impoverifhed ; they rejoice when obftinacy or ambition adds another year to ilaughter and d«vaftation...
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An Essay on Colonization, Particularly Applied to the Western ..., Volume 2

Carl Bernhard Wadström - Africa - 1794 - 365 pages
...terms, v .— ; by any adminiflration." Johnson's. ' 119- " Thefe are the men,1' fays Dr. Johnfon, "who, without virtue, labour or hazard, are growing rich as their country is impoveriftied. They rejoice when obftinacy or ambition adds another year to flaughter and devaflation...
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The Manual of Liberty, Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Civil rights - 1795 - 406 pages
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations....are growing rich as their country is impoverished ; tl'ey rejoice when obstinacy or ambition adds another year to slaughter and devastation ; and laugh...
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 4

Universalism - 1800
...through realms their valour saved ! while too many who are conversant *nly in ihe knavery of war, and without virtue, labour, or hazard,' are •growing rich as their country is impoverishing ; and their infamies rewarded at length by equipages that shine like meteors, and palates...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...comrnhTaries, whofe equipages fhine like -like meteors, and whgfe palaces rife like exhalations ? Thefe are the men who, without virtue, labour, or hazard, are growing rich as their country is impoverifhed; they rejoice when obftinacy or ambition adds another year to Slaughter and devaftation...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...commiflaries, whofe equipages fhine like meteors, and whofe, palaces rife like exhalations ? Thefe are the men who, without virtue, labour, or hazard, are growing rich as their country is impoverifhed; they rejoice when obftinacy or ambition adds another year to flaughter and devaftation...
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The School of Wisdom

Readers - 1803 - 224 pages
...comtniffioners, whofe equipages /hine like meteors, and whofe palaces rife like exhalations ? Theft rtre the rm n who, without virtue, labour, or hazard, are growing rich as their country is impoverifhed; they rejoice when obliinacy or yrbition adds another year to flaughter and devaluation...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations....and science, while they are adding figure to figure, aud cipher to cjpher, hoping for a new contract from a new armament, and computing the profits of a...
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