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" ... not to the clergy, not to the bishop, not to the chapter, nor to any great minister at court; but amongst the married laymen, to the Company of Mercers, men of probity and reputation. And when he was asked the reason of so committing... "
The European Magazine: And London Review - Page 282
1807
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British Biography; Or, An Accurate and Impartial Account of the Lives and ...

Joseph Towers - British - 1773
...was no abfo" lute certainty in human affairs ; but, for his part, he found " lefs corruption in fuch a body of citizens, than in any other " order or degree of mankind." Dean Colct appointed William Lily to be the firft high or chief mailer of his fchool ( /). Erafmus,...
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London, by David Hughson, Volume 3

Edward Pugh - 1806
...effect : — That there vat no ahsolufe certainty in fitynan affairs ; but for his part, he found lest corruption in such a body of citizens, than in any other order or degree '<jf mankind." The original building was consumed by the fire of London in 166(5, soon after which...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive Survey of ...

Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale - London (England) - 1814 - 4033 pages
...committing the trust, he answered to this effect;) that there was no absolute certainty in human of" fturt; but for his part, he found less corruption in such...citizens, than in any other order or degree of mankind." ID framing the Statutes for the government and regulation of his School, Dr. Colet: was exceedingly...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 11, Part 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1814 - 803 pages
...he answered to tMs effect ;yrtaf there was no absolute certainty in human affairs; but for his fart, he found less corruption in such a body of citizens, than in any other order or degree of mankind." In framing the Statutes for the government and regulation of his School, Dr. Colet was exceedingly...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive ..., Volume 2

Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale - London (England) - 1814
...Miners, men of probity and reputation : (and when he was asked the reason of so committing the trust, he answered to this effect;) that there was no absolute certainty in human affoirt ; but for hit part, he found less corruption in such a body of citizens, than in any other...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1814
...Mercers, men of prohity and reputation : (and when he was asked the reason of so committing the trust, he answered to this effect;) that there was no absolute certainty in human affair i ; but for his part, he found less corruption tn such a body of citizens, than in any other...
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A Concise Description of the Endowed Grammar Schools in England ..., Volume 2

Nicholas Carlisle - Endowed public schools (Great Britain) - 1818
...MERCERS, men of probity and reputation. And, when he was asked the reason of so committing the trust, he answered to this effect: — That there was no absolute...his part, he found less corruption in such a body of Citizeni, than in any other order or degree of Mankind." It is also worthy of remark, that this School...
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The Political State of the British Empire: Containing a General ..., Volume 3

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1818
...there was no abfolute certainty in human affairs ; but, for his part, he found lefs corruption in fuch a body of citizens than in any other order or degree of mankind." The worthy dean prefaces his ftatutes by exprefling an ardent wift, that children mould be taught regularity...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 10; Volume 28

William Hendry Stowell - 1818
...he was asked the reason of so commÓting the trust, he answered to this efiect: — Thai there avw no absolute certainty in human affairs ; but, for his part, he found lest corruption in such a body of Citizens, than in any other order or degree of mankind." 1 It is...
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The Literary chronicle and weekly review, Volume 2, Issues 33-83

1820
...to the Company of Mercers, and when he was asked the reason of so committing the trust, he answered 'that there was no absolute certainty in human affairs ; but for his mind, he found less corruption in such a body of citizens than in any other order or degree of mankind....
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