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" Acorns, so Men are by some unaccountable power driven one against another, till they lose their motion, that Vultures may be fed. Others think they have observed something of contrivance and policy among these... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson - Page 69
by Samuel Johnson - 1806
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces Biographical, Historical ..., Volumes 33-34

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...unaccountable power driven one against another, till they lose their motion, that vultures may be fed. Others think they have observed something of contrivance...every herd, one that gives directions to the rest, and seemi to be more eminently delighted with a wide carnage. What it is that entitles him to such pre-eminence...
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Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...unaccountable power driven one against another, till they lose their motion, that vultures may be fed. Others think they have observed something of contrivance...every herd, one that gives directions to the rest, and s«emi xxxm. 2 G to be more eminently delighted with a wide carnage. What it is that entitles him to...
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the works of samuel johnson

1823
...unaccountable power driven one against another, till they lose their motion, that vultures may be fed. Others think they have observed something of contrivance...pretend, that there is, in every herd, one that gives di* rections to the rest, and seems to be more eminently delighted with a wide carnage. What it is...
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The English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

1830 - 263 pages
...s'etsit nourri de. — 18 With a avec te pouvoir lhey have observed something of contrivaiace •' ;ind policy among these mischievous beings ; and those...with a wide carnage. What it is that entitles him 'e to such pre-eminence, we know not; he is seldom the biggest or the swiftest, but he shews by his...
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The Apology of an Officer, for Withdrawing from the Profession of Arms ...

Thomas Thrush - 1833 - 272 pages
...unaccountable power, driven one against another, till they lose their motion that vultures may be fed. Others think they have observed something of contrivance...rest, and seems to be more eminently delighted with wild carnage. What it is that entitles him to such pre-eminence we know not, he is seldom the biggest...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumes 10-11

1837
...unaccountable power, driven one against another, till they lose their motion, that vultures may be fed. Others think they have observed something of contrivance...rest, and seems to be more eminently delighted with a wklc carnage. What it is that entitles him to such pre-eminence we know not; he is seldom the biggest...
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The Odd Fellows' Magazine, Volume 4

1837
...till they lose their motion, that vultures may be fed. Others think they have observed something cf contrivance and policy among these mischievous beings...more eminently delighted with a wide carnage. What is it that entitles him to such pre-eminence we know not ; he is seldom the biggest or the swiftest,...
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The National: A Library for the People, Issues 1-26

William James Linton - 1839
...contrivance and policy among thcso mischievious beings; and those that hover more ,îlosely around them pretend that there is in every herd one that...wide carnage. What it is that entitles him to such pre-emmence we know not; he is seldom the biggest or the swiftest, but he shows, by his eagerness and...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

John Campbell - 1846
...unaccountable power, driven one agaubi another, till they lose their motion, that vultures may be fed. Others think they have observed something of contrivance...mischievous beings ; and those that hover more closely around them, pretend that there is in every herd one that gives directions to the rest, and seems to...
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Oldham's Amusing and Instructive Reader: A Course of Reading, Original and ...

Oliver Oldham - 1854 - 384 pages
...driven one against another, till they lose their motion, that vultures may be fed. And those that hover round them pretend that there is, in every herd, one...rest, and seems to be more eminently delighted with a wild carnage. What it is that entitles him to such pre-eminence we know not; he is seldom the biggest...
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