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" I spoke to a boroughjobber, and offered five-and-twenty hundred pounds for a secure seat in Parliament ; but he laughed at my offer, and said, That there was no such thing as a borough to be had now ; for that the rich East and West Indians had secured... "
The French Constitution: With Remarks on Some of Its Principal Articles : in ... - Page 185
by Benjamin Flower - 1792 - 454 pages
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1792
...latter as follows: " Since that (difappointment) 1 have heard no more of it ; which made me look oat for fome venal borough : and I fpoke to a borough-jobber,...and faid, that there was no fuch thing as a borough to-be had now ; for that the rich Eaft and Weft Indians had fecured them, all, at the rate of three...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 8

1792
...him a feat for his fon Mr. Stanhope, writes to the latter as follows : " Since that (difappointment) I have heard no more of it ; which made me look out...for a fecure feat in parliament; but he laughed at myoffer; and faid, that there was no fuch thing as a borough to be had now ; for that the rich Knit...
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The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of ...

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1793
...Exlradi of a letter from the Earl of Chefterfeld to bis fan, dated December the igth, 1767. " Since that I have heard no more of it, which made me look out for fome venal borough ; and I fpoke to a borough jobber, and offered five-and-twenty hundred pounds for a fecure feat in Parliament ; but he...
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Letters written by the ... earl of Chesterfield to his son, publ ..., Volume 4

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1800
...would make it his own affair ; and defired I would give myfelf no more trouble about it. Since that, I have heard no more of it ; which made me look o"ut for fome venal borough ; and I fpoke to a borough jobber, and offered five-and-twenty hundred pounds for a fecure feat in Parliament ; but he...
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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer ..., Volume 4

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1804
...would make it his own affair ; and defired I would give myfelf no more trouble about it. Since that, I have heard no more of it ; which made me look out for fome venal borough ; and I fpoke to a borough jobber, and offered tivsand-twenty hundred pounds for a fecure feat in Parliament ; but he...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1813
...make it his mvi: .iti'.iir ; and desired 1 would give myself no more trouble about it. Since that, 1 have heard no more of it ; which made me look out for some venal borough ; and I sjioke to a borough-jobber, and offered five-and-twentyhundred pounds for...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1817
...and unconnected with party views of any kind, even those of the time he lived in : — " Since that I have heard no more of it, which made me look out for some venal borough ; and I spoke to a borough jobber, and offered five -and- twenty hundred pounds...
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Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son, Volume 3

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1827
...would make it his own affair; and desired I would give myself no more trouble about it. Since that, I have heard no more of it ; which made me look out for some venal borough: and I spoke to a boroughjobber, and offered five-and-twenty hundred pounds for...
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A key to both houses of parliament

Parliament lists - 1832 - 924 pages
...would make it his own nffair ; and detired I would give myself no more trouble about it. Since that, I have heard no more of it; which made me look out for some venal borough : and I spoke to a borough-jobber, and offered fivc-and-twcnty hundred pounds for...
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Letters, political and miscellaneous

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1847
...would make it his own aflair ; and desired I would give myself no more trouble about it. Since that, I have heard no more of it; which made me look out for some venal borough: and I spoke to a borough-jobber, and offered five-and-twenty hundred pounds for...
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