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" And when he was asked the reason of so committing this trust, he answered to this effect : — that there was no absolute certainty in human affairs ; but, for his part, he found less corruption in such a body of citizens than in any other order or degree... "
The Literary chronicle and weekly review - Page 285
1820
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British biography; or, an accurate and impartial account of the lives and ...

Joseph Towers - Bio-bibliography - 1773
...was no abfo" lute certainty in human affairs ; but, for his part, he found " lefs corruption in fuch a body of citizens, than in any other " order or degree of mankind." Dean Colct appointed William Lily to be the firft high or chief mailer of his fchool ( /). Erafmus,...
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 52

1807
...he committed tliis sacred trust to a .trading company, he is said to have answered to this effect, that " there was no absolute certainty in human affairs ; but, for his part, he found less corruption in such a body of citizens, than in any other order or degree of mankind.''...
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London, by David Hughson, Volume 3

Edward Pugh - 1806
...effect : — That there vat no ahsolufe certainty in fitynan affairs ; but for his part, he found lest corruption in such a body of citizens, than in any other order or degree '<jf mankind." The original building was consumed by the fire of London in 166(5, soon after which...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 11, Part 2

John Britton - Architecture - 1814
...he answered to tMs effect ;yrtaf there was no absolute certainty in human affairs; but for his fart, he found less corruption in such a body of citizens, than in any other order or degree of mankind." In framing the Statutes for the government and regulation of his School, Dr. Colet was exceedingly...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial, & Descriptive ..., Volume 2

Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale - London (England) - 1814 - 4033 pages
...answered to this effect;) that there was no absolute certainty in human of" fturt; but for his part, he found less corruption in such a body of citizens, than in any other order or degree of mankind." ID framing the Statutes for the government and regulation of his School, Dr. Colet: was exceedingly...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 10, Part 5

Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1814 - 803 pages
...that there was no absolute certainty in human affair i ; but for his part, he found less corruption tn such a body of citizens, than in any other order or degree of mankind." In framing the Statutes for the goverument and regulation of his School, Dr. Colet was exceedingly...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 10; Volume 28

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1818
...efiect: — Thai there avw no absolute certainty in human affairs ; but, for his part, he found lest corruption in such a body of Citizens, than in any other order or degree of mankind." 1 It is also worthy of remark, that this School is not shackled or obstructed by any Statute, which...
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The Political State of the British Empire: Containing a General ..., Volume 3

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1818
...there was no abfolute certainty in human affairs ; but, for his part, he found lefs corruption in fuch a body of citizens than in any other order or degree of mankind." The worthy dean prefaces his ftatutes by exprefling an ardent wift, that children mould be taught regularity...
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Saturday night

Saturday night - 1824
...791. Si. \<l. leaving a balance of 88 /. 16 . :*;.-'- for1 ' the reparations, suytes, casuclties, and all other charges extraordinarye. After the good...government of the school; this liberality was not lees apparent when he extended the benefits of his institution to those who are foreigners, " of all...
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Saturday Night: Comprising a Review of New Publications, Biography ..., Volume 1

1824
...a. 3{il. for ' the reparations, suytes, casualties, and all other charges extraordinarye.' After Ihe good dean had finished all, he left the perpetual...such way as to tend to the better government of the 242 24* school; this liberality was not less apparent when he extended the benefits of his institution...
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