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" He runs for office from a pocket-borough and gives "presents" to the voters: Disinterested as these -.worthy voters were, and purchased by wholesale as they had been when the family of the Brays bought the borough, they yet had wives and daughters; who... "
The adventures of Hugh Trevor - Page 74
by Thomas Holcroft - 1797 - 634 pages
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Virtue of Necessity: Inconclusiveness and Narrative Form in Chaucer's Poetry

Narration (Rhetoric) - 1984 - 160 pages
...gives "presents" to the voters: Disinterested as these worthy voters were, and purchased by wholesale as they had been when the family of the Brays bought...rings, and gowns; and who would each of them think themselves so flattered, by a genteel present from me, that there was no describing the pleasure it...
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