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|All deception in the course of life is, indeed, nothing else but a lie reduced to |
practice and falsehood passing from words into ... DECENCY. Decency is the
least of all laws, yet the law which is most strictly observed. — Rocliefoucauld. If
once a ...
|In law, what plea so tainted and corrupt, But, being season'd with a gracious |
voice, Obscures the show of evil? In religion, What damned ... Chamfort Decency
is the least of all laws, yet the law which is most strictly observed. —
|The world is still deceiv'd with ornament, In law, what plea so tainted and corrupt, |
But, being season'd with a gracious voicel Ohscurcs the show of evil? In religion
... Decency is the least of all laws, yet the law which is most strictly observed.
|There in less misery in being chested than tb that kind of wisdom which perceives|
, or thinks it perceives, that all mankind are cheats. — E. H. Chapin. ... Steele.
Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed
|La Rochefoucauld, Francois De Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the |
law which is most strictly observed. - La Rochefoucauld, Francois De The sure
way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
|Consisting of Beautiful Thoughts, Choice Extracts and Sayings, of the Most |
Eminent Writers of All Nations, from the Earliest ... Virtue and decency are so near
related, that it is difficult to separate them from each other, but in our imagination.
... Decency is the least of all laws, yet it is the law that is the most strictly observed
|A seventeenth-century French philosopher observed: Decency is the least of all |
laws, but yet it is the law that is most strictly observed. But if the Due de
LaRouchefoucauld were writing today, about America in 1970, I believe he would
have to ...
|The whole containing the history of the most illustrious persons of all ages and |
nations particularly those of Great Britain and ... are valid, so much the better for
me ; but if they are not just, I cannot be affected in any manner by it ; my case is
different ... specified by me above, and he will find that the last, which suits my
work, has the least to fear from a just criticism. ... should be drawn up according to
all the strict laws of decorum observed in a sermon, a treatise of devotion, or a
|Umbria and Picenum, Hannibal ordered all men slaughtered, which (as Polybius |
noted) was customary only after storming a defended town.264 ... 267 Cicero was
careful to say that: there are certain peculiar laws of war also, which are of all
things most strictly to be observed . ... Public war against a common foe was not,
at least notionally, a license for the suspension of the norms of human decency.
... But that was very different from imagining that they were to be the norm in