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" I should be exceedingly sorry to find the Legislature make any new laws against the practice of duelling ; because the methods are easy and many, for a wise man to avoid a quarrel with honour, or engage in it with innocence. And I can discover no political... "
The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. In Thirteen ... - Page 264
by Jonathan Swift - 1774
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The London Magazine, Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, Volume 31

English essays - 1762
...honour, or engage in it with innocence. And I can difcovcr no political evil in fuffering bullies, (harpers, and rakes to rid the world of each other...where the law hath not been able to find an expedient. A* the common forms of good-manners were intended for regulating the conduct of thofe who have weak...
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW OR LITERARY JOURNAL VOL.XI

SEVERAL HANDS - 1754
...eafy, and many, for a wife man to avoid a * quarrel with honour, or engage in it with innocence. And * and rakes, to rid the world of each other by a method of * I can difcover no political evil in fuffering bullies, {harpers, * -their own ; where the law hath...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1763
...or engage in it with innocence. And I can difcover no political evil in fuffering bullies, fharpers and rakes, to rid the world of each other by a method...forms of goodmanners were intended for regulating the conduit of thofe who have weak underftandirigs ; fo they have been corrupted by the perfons for whofe...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 14

Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, John Hawkesworth - 1765
...it with innocer/ce. And I can difcover no political evil in fuffering bullies, fharpers, • • and and rakes to rid the world of each other by a method...forms of good-manners were intended for regulating the conduit of thofe who have weak underftandings ; fo they have been corrupted by the perfons for whole...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1766
...or engage in it with innocence. And I can difcover no political evil in fuffering bullies, fharpers, and rakes to rid the world of each other by a method...weak underftandings ; fo they have been corrupted by the perfons for whofe ufe they were contrived. For thefe people have fallen into a needlefs and endlefs...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 14

Jonathan Swift - 1768
...with honour, or engage in it v innocence. And I can difcover no poi1 tical evil in fuftering bullies, (harpers, and rakes, to rid the world of each other...for regulating the conduct of thofe who have weak understandings ; O * Ło they have been corrupted by the perfons for whofe ufe they were contrived....
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1784
...or engage in it with innocence. And I can difcover no political evil in fuffering bullies, fharpers, and rakes, to rid the world of each other by a method of their own, where the law has not been able to find an expedient. As the common forms of good-manners were intended for regulating...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 12

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1784
...engage in it with innocence. And I can difcover no political evil, in fuffering bullies, fharpers, and rakes to rid the world of each other by a method of their own, where the Jaw hath not been able to find- an expedient. As the common forms of good manners were intended for...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 5

Edmund Burke - History - 1787
...honour, oc engage in it with innocence. And I can difcover no political evil in f«ffering bullies, (harpers, and rakes, to rid the world of each other...of their own, where the law hath not been able to nod an expedient. As the common forms of goodmanners were intended for regulating the conduft of thofe...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...engage in it " with innocence. And I can discover no political " evil in suffering bullies, sharpers, and rakes, to rid " the world of each other by a method...own, " where the law hath not. been able to find an expe" dient f." FOR a specimen of the humorous, take as a contrast to the two last examples, the following...
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