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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,... "
Essays on Peace & War: Which First Appeared in the Christian Mirror, Printed ... - Page 111
by William Ladd - 1827 - 279 pages
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Memoirs of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, Volume 3

Great Britain - 1808
...the stock jobber, and all the locust tribe of paymasters, eomisinisaries, contractors, and agents. "- whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations ;" these men are objects of our supreme and sovereign detestation.— " These are the men," Dr. Johnson well...
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...victory, he might shew his gains without envy. But at the con*, elusion of a ten years war, how are we recompensed for the death of multitudes and the expense...like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations ? t .*.,.,., These are the men who, without virtue, labour, or hazard, are growing rich as their country...
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The Herald of peace. July 1850-Jan./March 1930. Oct. /Dec. 1938, Jan./April 1939

International peace society
...the expense of million*, but by contemplating the sudden glory of paymasters and ngents, cnutractors and commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations !" TALLEYRAND'S PLAN OF PEACE. Tins prince of diplomatists seems to have been much more a man of peace...
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The Herald of Peace, Volume 3

Peace - 1821
...victory, he might shew his gains without envy. But at the conclusion of a ten years' war, how are we recompensed for the death of multitudes and the expense...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 - Authors, English - 1823
...victory, he might show his gains without envy. But at the conclusion of a ten years' war, how are we recompensed for the death of multitudes and the expense...commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palacjes rise like exhalations? These are the men who, without virtue, labour, or hazard, are growing...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...victory, he might show his gains without envy. But, at the conclusion of a ten years' war, how are we recompensed for the death of multitudes, and the expense...sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors arid commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations ! These...
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Eminent British Lawyers

Henry Roscoe - Lawyers - 1830 - 428 pages
...ocean without notice, without remembrance." ..." But at the conclusion of a ten years' war how are we recompensed for the death of multitudes, and the expense...paymasters and agents, contractors and commissaries, whose equi* Cobbett'l Part. Deb. vol. xxviii. p. 1035. f Id. p. 1043, pages shine like meteors, and whose...
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Lives of the poets. Lives of eminent persons. Political tracts. Philological ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...victory, he might show his gains without envy. But at the conclusion of a ten years' war, how are we recompensed for the death of multitudes and the expense...sudden glories of paymasters and agents, contractors ana commissaries, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations ? These...
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Works, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1838
...victory, he might show his gains without envy. B'ut at the conclusion of a ten years' war, how are we recompensed for the death of multitudes and the expense...like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations 7 These are the men who, without virtue, labour, or hazard, are growing rich as their country is impoverished;...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...victory, lie might show his gains without envy. But at the conclusion of a ten years' war, how are we he starts a sudden question, to the confusion of philosophy...grace, Why does that twining plant the oak embrace j coiiimissĦiri< s, whose equipages shine like meteors, and whose palaces rise like exhalations? These...
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