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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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World Affairs

1859
...unaccountable power driven one against another, till they lose their motion that vultures may be fed. Others think they have observed something of contrivance...wide carnage. What it is that entitles him to such a pre-eminence, we know not ; he is seldom the biggest or the swiftest ; hut he shows, by his eagerness...
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1859 - 408 pages
...something of contrivance and policy among these caterers' of ours; and those that hover more closely around them, pretend that there is in every herd one that...the rest, and seems to be more eminently delighted wifib carnage.* What it is that entitles him to such preeminence, 3 we know not. He is seldom the biggest...
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1861 - 432 pages
...of contrivance and policy among these ca'terers' of ours ; and those that hover more closely around them, pretend that there is in every herd one that...the rest, and seems to be more eminently delighted wife carnage." What it is that entitles him to such preeminence,* we know not. He is seldom the biggest...
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1864 - 432 pages
...of contrivance and policy among these ca'terers ' of ours; and those that hover more closely around them, pretend that there is in every herd one that...rest, and seems to be more eminently delighted with carnage.8 What it is that entitles him to such preeminence,3 we know not. He is seldom the biggest...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

William Pollard - 1865
...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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Graduated exercises for translation into German, extr. from Engl. authors ...

Friedrich Otto Froembling - 1866
...unaccountable power driven one against another, till they lose their motion, that vultures may be fed. Others think they have observed something of contrivance...among these mischievous beings; and those that hover most closely round them pretend that there is, in every herd, one that gives directions to the rest,...
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Matrials for translating from English into French, a short essay on ...

Louis Le Brun, Henri van Laun - 1869
...observed something of contrivance and policy2 among these mischievous beings; and those that hover most closely round them pretend that there is, in every...with a wide carnage. What it is that entitles him to3 such pre-eminence we know not ; he is seldom the biggest or the swiftest, but he shows by his eagerness...
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National Fourth Reader: Containing a Simple, Comprehensive and Practical ...

Richard Green Parker - 1870
...of contrivance and policy among these ca'terers ' of ours; and those that hover more closely around them, pretend that there is in every herd one that...the rest, and seems to be more eminently delighted wife carnage.' What it is that entitles him 1 RSv* el, to feast in a riotous and tains in Europe, chiefly...
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The graduated course of translation from English into French, ed. by C ...

Hugues Charles S. Cassal, Théodore Karcher - 1875
...unaccountable power driven one against another, till they lose their motion, that vultures may be fed. Others think they have observed something of contrivance...among these mischievous beings ; and those that hover most closely round them pretend that there is, in every herd, one that gives directions to the rest,...
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English into French, a selection from the best English prose writers to be ...

Henri van Laun - 1876
...unaccountable power driven one against another, till they lose their motion, that vultures may be fed. Others think they have observed something of contrivance...policy ' among these mischievous beings ; and those 6 that hover most closely round them pretend that there is, in every herd, one 7 that gives directions...
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