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" They look upon fraud as a greater crime than theft, and therefore seldom fail to punish it with death; for they allege, that care and vigilance, with a very common understanding, may preserve a man's goods from thieves, but honesty hath no fence against... "
The Pamphleteer - Page 523
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A voyage to Lilliput

Jonathan Swift - 1726 - 199 pages
...fome publick Mark of his Favour, and Proclamation is made of his Innocence through the whole City. THEY look upon Fraud as a greater Crime than Theft, and therefore feldom fail fail to punifli it with Death ; for they alledge, that Care and Vigilance, with a very...
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World: In Four Parts. By Lemuel ...

Jonathan Swift - 1742 - 351 pages
...fome -public Mark of his Favour, and Proclamation is made of his Innocence through the whole City. . . They look upon Fraud as a greater Crime than Theft, and therefore feldom fail to punifh it with Death ; for they alledge, that Care and Vigilance, with a very common...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...him fome public mark of his favour, and proclamation is made of his innocence thro' the whole city. THEY look upon fraud as a greater crime than theft, and therefore feldom fail to punifh it with death ; for they alledgc, that care and vigilance, with a very common...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1768
...fome publick mark of his favour, and proclamation is made of his innocence through the whole city. They look upon fraud as a greater crime than theft, and therefore feldom fail to punifh it with death ; for they alledge, that care and vigilance, with a very common...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...him fome public mark of his favour, and proclamation is made of his innocence throagb the whole city. They look upon fraud as a greater crime than theft, and therefore feldom fail to pnnifli it with death ; for they а!Ыде, that care and vigilance, with a very common...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 6

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...some publick mark of his favour, and proclamation is made of his innocence through the whole city. They look upon fraud as a greater crime than theft,...goods from thieves, but honesty has no fence against superiour cunning ; and since it is necessary that there should be a perpetual intercourse of buying...
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The Select Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing the Whole of His ..., Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1823
...him some public mark of his favour, and proclamation is made of his innocence through the whole city. They look upon fraud as a greater crime than theft,...man's goods from thieves, but honesty has no fence agmnst superior cunning; and since it is necessary that there should be a perpetual intercourse of...
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Prose

Literature - 1826
...him fome public mark of his favour, and proclamation is made of his innocence through the whole city. They look upon fraud as a greater crime than theft, and therefore feldomt fail to puniih it with death ; for they alledge, that care and vigilance, with a very common...
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Gulliver's Travels

Jonathan Swift - Dystopias - 1882 - 19 pages
...proclamation is made of his innocence through tho whole city. They look upon fraud as a greater grime than theft, and therefore seldom fail to punish it with death ; for they allege, that cure and vigilance, with a very common understanding, may preserve a man's goods from thieves, but...
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Gulliver's travels. Pt.1. A voyage to Lilliput. Pt.2. A voyage to ...

Jonathan Swift - 1883
...him some public mark of his favour, and proclamation is made of his innocence through the whole city. They look upon fraud as a greater crime than theft,...preserve a man's goods from thieves, but honesty has no defence against superior cunning ; and, since it is necessary that there should be a perpetual intercourse...
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