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" HE that goeth about to persuade a multitude, that they are not so well governed as they ought to be, shall never want attentive and favourable hearers ; because they know the manifold defects whereunto every kind of regiment is subject, but the secret... "
The Pamphleteer - Page 87
edited by - 1822
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...justice, and the best rulers seldom find the freest passage. He that goes about to persuade a multitude they are not so well governed as they ought to be, shall sooner want argument than attenagainst the inordinate ambition and subtle prac-r tices of Courtiers...
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The Port Folio, Volume 3

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1810
...invective, may often supply the place of sober •reason. For (in the words of the judicious Hooker) " he that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they are not so well governed as they ought to he, shall never want attentive or favourable hearers ; because they know the manifold defects whereunto...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1807
...17.) The first sentence of Hooker's Ecclesiastical Polity contains no less truth and eloquence: "He " that goeth about to persuade a multitude, that they are not so 4* well governed as they ought to be, shall never want attentive " and favourable hearers." This subject...
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The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ...

William Oldys, John Malham - Europe - 1808
...favour and good word of the common people ; and what readier way to obtain it, than by persuading them that they are not so well governed as they ought to be? Some things will happen amiss, let men do what they can ; and the common people who see the immediate...
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The Harleian miscellany; or, A collection of scarce, curious, and ..., Volume 1

Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress), Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress) - History - 1808
...favour and good word of the common people; and what readier way .to obtain it, than by persuading them that they are not so well governed as they ought to be? Some things will happen amiss, let men do what they can; and thÁ common people who see the immediate...
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The Port Folio, Volume 3

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...invective, may often supply the place of sober reason. For (in the words of the judicious Hooker) " he that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they...governed as they ought to be, shall never want attentive or favourable hearers; because they know the manifold defects whereunto every kind of regiment is subject;...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26, Volume 12

Europe - 1823
...Parliament. HOOKER commences his admirable work on Ecclesiastical Polity with this observation ; " He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they...as they ought to be, shall never want attentive and favourable hearers." This remark, at once eloquent and just, indicates a deep insight into the principles...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...shire ; the particular rates being increased, but the total bulk of trading rather decreased. IBID. HE that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they...as they ought to be, shall never want attentive and favourable hearers ; because they know the manifold defects whereuuto every kind of regimen is subject...
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The works of Francis Gregor

Francis Gregor - 1816
...fair hearing ; and on their good spirit for fair play. The passage from Hooker is as follows ." He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that " they...they ought to be, " shall never want attentive and favourable hearers. " Because they know the manifold defects whereunto " every kind of government is...
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An impartial narrative of the late melancholy occurrences in Manchester

1819
...given from the Bill of Rights, the first sentence that occurs in Hooker's Ecclesiastical Polity. " He that goeth about to persuade a multitude, that they...as they ought to be, shall never want attentive and favourable hearers." Sanctioned, it was presumed, by the Bill of Rights, and the various other authorities...
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