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Washington, Or, Liberty Restored; A Poem, in Ten Books (Paperback) Loot Price: R383
Discovery Miles 3 830
Washington, Or, Liberty Restored; A Poem, in Ten Books (Paperback): Thomas Northmore

Washington, Or, Liberty Restored; A Poem, in Ten Books (Paperback)

Thomas Northmore

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1809. Excerpt: ... Of unextinguished hate, and whelm Tvith u In one eternal ruin all mankind." Thus spake the chief, and the universal Lost Id lengthen'd acclamations rang the dome. As the fond parent, who to distant Ind 145 Had sent his only son to amass that wealih Which various evils teach mankind to love, But which mankind too frequent at the expense Of health and conscience heap; him when from far U9. Of health and conscience heap: --The allurements anil temptations which have been laid in the way of the British touth upon their arrival in Bengal are so ably delineated by one, whose judgment will scarcely be called in question, that Ido not think 1 can render a more acceptable sen ice to those who are unwilling to overlook the means in the attainment of the end, than by presenting them with the following extract from the celebrated speech of Lord dive, March 1772. "The passion for gain is as strong as the passion oflove. 'will suppose that two intimate friends have lived long together; that one of them has married a beautiful woman, that the friend still continues to live in the house; and that the beautiful woman, forgetting her duty to her husband, attempts to seduce the friend; who, though in thevigoui of his vouth, may, from a high principle of honour, at first resist the temptation, and even rebuke the lady-lint if he still continues to live under the same roof, and.she still continues 'o throw out her allurements, he must be seduced at last, or % Now the banyan is the fair ladv to the Company's servant. He lays his bags of silver before him to-day, gold to-morrow; jewels the next day; and if these fail, he then tempts him in the way of his profession, which is trade-He assures him that goods may be had cheap, and sold to great advantage up the country In this mann...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Thomas Northmore
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 76
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-76511-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-76511-9
Barcode: 9781150765117

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