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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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The Warrior's Looking Glass: Wherein is Shewn from Many High Authorities ...

George Beaumont - War - 1808 - 204 pages
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise' like exhalations....rejoice when obstinacy or ambition adds another year to the slaughter and devastation ; and laugh from their desks at bravery and science, while they are adding...
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Memoirs of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Volume 3

Great Britain - 1808
...sovereign detestation.— " These are the men," Dr. Johnson well observed, " who, without virtue, labor, hazard, are growing rich as their country is impoverished;...laugh from their desks at bravery and science, while the)7 are adding figure to figure, and cypher to cypher, hoping for a new contract from a new armament,...
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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations...science, while they are adding figure to figure, and cipher to cipher, hoping for a new contract from a new armament, and computing the profits of a siege...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: With an Essay on His Life and Genius

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations...adds; another year to slaughter and devastation ; and Jaugh from their desks at bravery and science, while they are adding figure to figure, and cipher to...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations...from their desks at bravery and science, while they arc adding figure to figure, and cipher to cipher, hoping for a new contract from a new armament, and...
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations ? t .*.,.,., These are the men who, without virtue, labour, or...science, while they are adding figure to figure, and cipher to cipher, hoping for a new contract from a new armament, and computing the profits of a siege...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations...science, while they are adding figure to figure, and cipher to cipher, hoping for a new contract from a new armament, and computing the profits of a siege...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing essays, tracts, and Journey

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations...science, while they are adding figure to figure, and cipher to cipher, hoping for a new contract from a new armament, and computing the profits of a siege...
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The Herald of Peace, Volume 3

Peace - 1821
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations ! These are the men who, without yiftue, labour, or hazard, are growing rich as their country is impoverished ; they rejoice when obstinacy...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palacjes rise like exhalations? These are the men who, without...science, while they are adding figure to figure, and cipher to cipher, hoping for a new contract from a new armament, and computing the profits of a siege...
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