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" In a prison, the awe of the public eye is lost, and the power of the law is spent ; there are few fears, there are no blushes. The lewd inflame the lewd, the audacious harden the audacious. Every one fortifies himself as he can against his own sensibility,... "
The Pamphleteer - Page 545
edited by - 1815
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The Idler: In Two Volumes. ...

1761
...of his aflbciates by fimilitude of manners. . THUS fome fink amidft their mifery, and others furvive only to propagate villainy. It may be hoped that our...Lawgivers will at length take away from us this power of ftarving And depraving one another : But, if there be any reafon why this inveterate evil fhould not...
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London Review of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 2

Bibliography - 1776
...of his aiTociates by Cmilitude of manners. " Thus (orne i:nk amidrt their mifery, and others furvive only to propagate villainy. It may be hoped that our lawgivers will at length t.iku away from u$ this po.ver of ilarving and depraving one another : But, if there be any reafun...
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Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ...

1787
...of his aflociates by fimilitudeof manners. Thus lome ķink ani'ullt their mifery, and others furvive only to propagate villainy. It may be hoped, that...lawgivers will at length take away from us this power of Itarving and depraving one another : but, if there be any reafon why this inveterate evil ihouM not...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...fimilitude of manners. Thus fome fink amidft their mifery, and others furvive only to propagate villany. It may be hoped, that our lawgivers will at length take away from us this power of ftarving and depraving one another : but, if there be any reafon why this inveterate evil fhould not...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...fimilitude of manners. Thus fome fink amidft their mifery, and others furvive only to propagate villany. It may be hoped, that our lawgivers will at length take away from us this power of ftarving and depraving one another: but, it there be any reafon why this inveterate evil fhould not...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...fimilitude of manners. Thus fome fink amidft their mifery, and others furvive only to propagate villany. It may be hoped, that our lawgivers will at length take away from us this power of ftarving and depraving one another : but, if there be any reafon why this inveterate evil inould not...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1792
...kindnefs of his aifociates by fimilitude ofmanners. Thus fome fink amidft their mifery, and others furvive only to propagate villainy. It may be hoped that our lawgivers will fome time take away from us this power of ftarvingand depraving one another. But, if there be any reafon...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...of his aflbciates by fimilitude of manners. Thus fome fink amidft their mifery, and others furvive only to propagate villainy. It may be hoped, that...lawgivers will at length take away from us this power of ftarving and depraving one another ; but, if there be any reafon why this inveterate evil mould not...
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An Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State, of the ..., Issue 398

James Neild - Debt, Imprisonment for - 1802 - 363 pages
...are few fears, there are no blushes; the lewd inflame the lewd, the audacious harden the audacious. Every one fortifies himself as he can against his...misery, and others survive only to propagate villainy." Lastly, That a committee be appointed at the quarter-sessions, and a journal of the daily occurrences...
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Annual Register, Volume 2

History - 1802
...The lewd inflame the lewd ; the audacious harden the audacious. Every oncfortifies himself as liecan against his own sensibility, endeavours to practise...others survive only to propagate villainy. It may be hopecl that our lawgivers will some time take away from us this power of starving and depraving one...
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