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He may still see , though he may not pry : he may yet hear , though he may not question . And that knowledge which his eyes and ears force upon him it is still his duty to use , for the benefit of his flock .
I talked of the corruption of the British Parliament , in which I alledged that any question , however unreasonable or unjust , might be carried by a venal majority ; and I spoke with high admiration of the Roman Senate , as if composed ...
Kames is puzzled with question that puzzled me when I was a very young man . Why is it that the interest of money is lower , when money is plentiful ; for five pounds has the same proportion of value to a hundred pounds when money is ...
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