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" ... direct opposition to such conjectures, we can easily prove, that the noblest virtues have been ruined, or driven into exile, since the love of money has crept in amongst us ; and since deceit and hypocrisy have carried mercenary policy and slavish,... "
Report of the Committee of the Highland Society of Scotland Appointed to ... - Page 49
by Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland - 1805 - 498 pages
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Report of the Committee of the Highland Society of Scotland, Appointed to ...

Highland Society of Scotland, Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland - Literary forgeries and mystifications - 1805 - 498 pages
...direct opposition to such conjectures, we can easily prove, that the noblest virtues have been ruined, or driven into exile, since the love of money has...sentiment, an independent spirit, and unshaken fortitude, which were the defence of their friends, and the destruction of their own enemies, and the enemies...
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Scottish Literacy and the Scottish Identity: Illiteracy and Society in ...

R. A. Houston - History - 2002 - 336 pages
...in winning. An eighteenth-century Uist tacksman complained how The noblest virtues have been ruined, or driven into exile, since the love of money has...mercenary policy and slavish, sordid avarice into our land.'14 But perhaps a divided society was already an established feature of Lowland Scotland in the...
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Crowded with Genius: Edinburgh, 1745-1789

James Buchan - History - 2009 - 464 pages
...direct opposition to such conjectures, we can easily prove, that the noblest virtues have been ruined, or driven into exile, since the love of money has crept in amongst us ... Before this change, our chief cherished humanity.'89 If, for Adam Smith, sympathy had a social...
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Scotland, Britain, Empire: Writing the Highlands, 1760-1860

Kenneth McNeil - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 228 pages
...failed to live up to its social obligations in the Highlands: [T]he noblest virtues have been ruined, or driven into exile, since the love of money has...and slavish, sordid avarice into our land. Before . . . our chiefs cherished humanity. They were warm-hearted, determined and immoveable, in supporting...
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