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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.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...contemplating the suduen glories of pay masters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations?...year to slaughter and devastation ; and laugh from then- desks nt bravery ajid science, while they arc adding figure to figure, and cipher to cipher,...
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The Manual of Peace: Exhibiting the Evils and Remedies of War

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Peace - 1842 - 212 pages
...their peculiar situation, they happen to be made rich by it ; men who, in the language of Johnson, " rejoice when obstinacy or ambition adds another year...and science, while they are adding figure to figure, 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.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and coiiimissĦiri< s, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations? These are the men who, without virtue, la.hour, or hazard, are growing rich as their country is impoverished; they rejoice when obstinacy...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages tragedy was written on the same subject by Des Champs, a French poet, which aro adding figure to figure, and cipher to cipher, hoping for a ntw contract from a new armament, and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1846
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipigcs shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations?...are the men who, without virtue, labour, or hazard, arc growing rich as their country is irrtjioverished ; they rejoice when obstinacy or ambition adds...
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The Peace Manual: Or, War and Its Remedies

George Cone Beckwith - Peace - 1847 - 252 pages
...whose palaces rise like exhalations ? These are the men who, without virtue, labor or hazard, grow rich as their country is impoverished. They rejoice...obstinacy or ambition adds another year to slaughter and 10 devastation, and laugh from their desks at bravery and science, while they are adding figure to...
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The Peace Manual: Or, War and Its Remedies

George Cone Beckwith - Peace - 1847 - 252 pages
...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 virtue, labor or hazard, grow rich as their country is impoverished. They rejoice when obstinacy or ambition...
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The Local Preachers' Magazine and Christian Family Record: For ..., Volumes 5-6

Church work with the poor - 1855
...glories of paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteor.-;, and whose palaces rise like exhalations ? These are...rejoice when obstinacy or ambition adds another year to the slaughter and devastation, and laugh from their desks at bravery and science, OCR CHILDREN. while...
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An Inquiry Into the Accordancy of War with the Principles of Christianity ...

Jonathan Dymond - Evil, Non-resistance to - 1861 - 124 pages
...meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations ? " These are the men, who without virtue, labor, or hazard, are growing rich as their country is impoverished...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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Advocate of Peace

Arbitration (International law) - 1866
...contemplating the sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors arid commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations? These are the men, who without virtue, kbor, or hazard, are growing rich as their country is impoverished. They rejoice when obstinacy or...
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