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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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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies...

1845
...answered to this effect : — that there was no absolute certainty in human aH'airs ; but, for his part, he found less corruption in such a body of citizens than in any other order or degree of mankind."* But the nature of the original establishment, and also some points in the character of the founder,...
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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies..

Authors - 1845
...reputation. 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 of mankind."*...
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Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 1-3

Great Britain - 1845
...reputation. 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 of mankind."*...
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The English Journal of Education, Volume 1

Education - 1847
...reputation. 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 lese corruption in such a body of citizens, than in any other order or degree of mankind."...
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The Juvenile Museum, Or, Child's Library of Amusement and Instruction

George Frederick Pardon - Animals - 1840 - 199 pages
...perpetual care of the school ; and when asked the reason of committing such trust to them, he observed " that there was no absolute certainty in human affairs...such a body of citizens than in any other order or body of mankind." The confidence of the worthy Dean was not misplaced, for under the prudent managem,ent...
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Knight's Cyclopędia of London, 1851

Charles Knight - Electronic book - 1851 - 860 pages
...reputation. And when he was asked the reason of so committing the 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 of mankind."...
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Knight's Cyclopędia of London, 1851

Charles Knight - Electronic book - 1851 - 860 pages
...reputation. And when he was asked the reason of so committing the 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 of mankind."...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - Scholarships - 1855 - 554 pages
...answered to this effect:—That there wat 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." L of the value of £50 a year, to foundation scholars of St Paul's school, tenable for four years at...
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Liber Cantabrigiensis.

Robert Potts - 1855
...effect:—That there was no absolute certainty in human affairs,• but for hi* p«rt he found lest corruption in such a. body of citizens, than in any other order or degree oj' mankind." of the value of £50 a year, to foundation scholars of St Paul's school, tenable for...
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The Great Schools of England: An Account of the Foundation, Endowments, and ...

Howard Staunton - Education - 1865 - 517 pages
...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." The fellowship thus highly spoken of has more to answer for than any ordinary board of school governors,...
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