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Literary confessors are contemptible, like beggars who exhibit their sores for money, but not so contemptible as the public that b ...
Nothing can be more contemptible than to suppose Public RECORDS to be true.
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
If you love music, hear it; go to operas, concerts and pay fiddlers to play to you; but I insist on your neither piping nor fiddli ...
If a Sovereign should, by great accident, deviate into moderation, justice, and clemency, what a contemptible figure would he make ...
Might, could, would--they are contemptible auxiliaries.
There is not in the universe a more ridiculous, nor a more contemptible animal, than a proud clergyman.
[T]he most artful method [of courtship] would be this, to tell her that what she doth not possess is useless and contemptible, tha ...
A full-dressed ecclesiastic is a sort of go-cart of divinity; an ethical automaton. A clerical prig is, in general, a very dangero ...
A Whig is properly what is called a Trimmer--that is, a coward to both sides of the question, who dare not be a knave nor an hones ...
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