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" In a prison the awe of the public eye is lost, and the power of the law is spent; there are few fears, there are no blushes. The lewd inflame the lewd, the audacious harden the audacious. "
The barouche driver and his wife - Page 182
by Charles Sedley (novelist.) - 1807
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An Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State, of the ..., Issue 398

James Neild - Debt, Imprisonment for - 1802 - 363 pages
...impudence of ignominy, the rage of want, and the malignity of despair. In a prison, the awe of the public eye is lost; and the power of the law is spent; there are few fears, there are no blushes; the lewd inflame the lewd, the audacious harden the audacious. Every one...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 33

British essayists - 1802
...impudence of ignominy, the rage of want, and the malignity of despair. In a prison, the awe of the public eye is lost, and the power of the law is spent ; there are few fears, there are no blushes. The lewd inflame the lewd, the audacious harden the audacious. Every one...
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A Critical Enquiry Into the Moral Writings of Dr. Samuel Johnson: In which ...

William Mudford - 1802 - 144 pages
...impudence of ignominy, the rage of want, and the malignity of despair. In a prison, the awe of the public eye is lost, and the power of the law is spent ; there are few fears, there are no blushes. The lewd inflame the lewd, the audacious harden the audacious. Every one...
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Select British Classics, Volume 9

English literature - 1803
...the impudence of ignominy, the rage of want, and the malignity of despair. In a prison the awe of the public eye is lost, and the power of the law is spent ; there are few fears, there are no blushes. The lewd inflame the lewd, the audacious harden the. audacious. Every...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...interest, to understandings depraved by resentment. Idler, vol. 2, p. iiz. In a prison the awe of the pulic eye is lost, and the power of the law is spent. There are few fears, there are no blushes. The lewd inflame' the lewd; the audacious harden the audacious. Every...
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The barouche driver and his wife, Volume 2

Charles Sedley (novelist.) - 1807
...between them : with all th^ " shameless and profligate enormities " that can be produced by the impu" dence of ignominy—the rage of want '* —and the...one fortifies himself, as he " can, against his own sensibility: he " endeavors to practise on others, the ** arts which have been practised on ** himself,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...impudence of ignominy, the rage of want, and the malignity of despair. In a prison the awe of the publick eye is lost, and the power of the law is spent; there are few fears, there are no blushes. The lewd inflame the lewd, the audacious harden the audacious. Every one...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...impudence of ignominy, the rage of want, and the malignity of despair In a prison, the awe of the publick eye is lost, and the power of the law is spent ; there are few fears, there are no blushes. The lewd inflame the lewd, the audacious harden the audacious. Every one...
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Works, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...impudence of ignominy, the rage of want, and the malignity of despair In a prison, the awe of the publick eye is lost, and the power of the law is spent ; there are few fears, there are no blushes. The lewd inflame the lewd, the audacious harden the audacious. Every one...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...the impudence of ignominy, the rage of want, and the malignity of despair. In a prison the awe of the public eye is lost, and the power of the law is spent ; there are few fears, there are no blushes. The lewd inflame the lewd, the audacious harden the audacious. Every one...
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