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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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Reviews, political tracts, and Lives of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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.: Reviews, political tracts, and Lives of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 cipher, hoping for a new contract from a new armament, and computing the profits of a...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors arid commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations...are growing rich, as their country is impoverished ; thej rejoice, when obstinacy or ambition adds another year to slaughter and devastation ; and laugh,...
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Essays on Peace & War: Which First Appeared in the Christian Mirror, Printed ...

William Ladd - Peace - 1827 - 279 pages
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors ; and whose palaces rise like exhalations...growing rich as their country is impoverished : they are rejoiced, when obstinacy or ambition adds another year to slaughter and devastation ; and laugh...
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Essays on Peace & War: Which First Appeared in the Christian Mirror, Printed ...

William Ladd - Peace - 1827 - 279 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 : tluy are rejoiced, / when obstinacy pr ambition adds another I year to slaughter and devastation...
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An Inquiry Into the Accordancy of War with the Principles of Christianity ...

Jonathan Dymond - Evil, Non-resistance to - 1834 - 229 pages
...sudden glories of paymasters and agents, and contractors 159 160 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 Manual of Peace, Embracing I, Evils and Remedies of War, II, Suggestions ...

Thomas Cogswell Upham - International law - 1836 - 408 pages
...is their peculiar situation they happen to be made rich by it; men, who, m he language of Johnson, "rejoice, when obstinacy or ambition adds another...and science, while they are adding figure to figure, cypher to cypher, 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.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages Johnson Samuel" Samuel Johnson( luugh from their desks at bravery and science, while they are adding figure to figure, and cipher to...
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Works, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1838
...contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations 7 These are the men who, without virtue, labour, or...obstinacy or ambition adds another year to slaughter ana devastation ; and laugh from their desks at bravery and science, while they are adding figure to...
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