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" ... to labour, takes away something from the public stock. The confinement, therefore, of any man in the sloth and darkness of a prison, is a loss to the nation, and no gain to the creditor. For of the multitudes who are pining in those cells of misery,... "
Political Portraits in this New Era: With Explanatory Notes, Historical and ... - Page 321
by William Playfair - 1814
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The Idler: In Two Volumes. ...

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Warton, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Bennet Langton - 1761
...public flock. THE confinement, therefore, of any man in the floth and darknefs of a prifon, is a lofs to the nation, and no gain to the Creditor. For of the multitudes who are pining in thofe cells of mifery, a very fmall part is fufpected of any fraudulent act by which they retain what...
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Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ...

1787
...publick ftock. The confinem«nt, therefore, of any mar. ii the floth and darknefs of a prifon, is a lofs to the nation, and no gain to the creditor. For of the multitudes who are pining in thole cells of miiery.a very fmall part is íufpeéled of any fraudulent aft by which they retain what...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...publick ftock. The confinement, therefore, of any man in the floth and darknefs of a prifon, is a lofs to the nation, and no gain to the creditor. For of the multitudes who are pining in thofe cells of mifery, a very fmall part is fufpected of'any fraudulent act by which they retain what...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...publick (lock. The confinement, therefore, of any man in the floth and darknefs of a prifon, is a lofs to the nation, and no gain to the creditor. For of the multitudes who are pining in thofe cells of mifery, a very fmall part is fufpected of any fraudulent act by which they retain what...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...publick flock. The confinement,' therefore, of any man in thd floth and darknefs of a prifon, is a lois to the nation, and no gain to the creditor. For of the multitude's who are pining in thofe cells of mifery, a very fmall part is fufpected of any fraudulent...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...labour, takes away something from the publick stock. The confinement, therefore, of any man in the darkness of a prison, is a loss to the nation, and...For of the multitudes who are pining in those cells 1__ 1.11 __ of misery, a very small part is suspected of any fraudulent act by which they retain what...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...gangrene, and idleness is an atrophy. Whatever body, and whatever society wastes more than it acquires, must gradually decay: and every being that continues...part is suspected of any fraudulent act by which they reta;n what belong to others. The rest are imprisoned by the wantonness of pride, the malignity of...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - 1829
...ceases to labour, takes away something from the public stock. The confinement, therefore, of any man m the sloth and darkness of a prison, is a loss to the...gain to the creditor. For of the multitudes who are pinmg in those cells of misery, a very small part is suspected of any fraudulent act by which they...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 2

John Taylor - Quotations - 1839
...gangrene, and idleness is an atrophy. Whatever body and whatever society wastes more than it acquires, must gradually decay: and every being that continues...no gain to the creditor. For of the multitudes who arc pining in those cells of misery, a very small part is suspected of any fraudulent act by which...
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The Meteor, ed. by E. Yewens

E Yewens - 1840
...And the soft tears, by warm affection shed, Renew the verdure of thy grassy bed. WS THE confinement of any man in the sloth and darkness of a prison,...suspected of any fraudulent act by which they retain what belong to others. The rest, are imprisoned by the wantonness of pride, the malignity of revenge, or...
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