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  • But though the utter demolition of hope played with Henry its usual part of demolishing, also, half the fervour of admiration, he still felt, in consequence of his late failure, a distaste of any similar attempt: and Mr. Westwyn, unbribed by the high praise of his son, which had won him in Camilla, left him master of his choice.

    Camilla

  • The unbullied and unbribed journalists out there must keep the scheming of the Bush administration on the front burner and command the attention of the American people.

    BUSH PREPARES FOR ANOTHER WAR, AND THE NATION YAWNS

  • “There is no more mercy in them,” said another of the banditti, “than in an unbribed sheriffs officer.”

    Ivanhoe

  • But seeing what the man will do, unbribed, there's no occasion to.

    The Far Call

  • To her it was the centenary of the great betrayal to which, as a distinguished writer has said, the whole of her unbribed intellect was opposed, and which formed the climax to a century of suffering.

    Ireland and the Home Rule Movement

  • [582] _Reliquerat_, not 'he had left them behind,' which is the usual meaning of _relinquo_, but 'he had left them unbribed:' that is, he had neglected to bribe them.

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • But seeing what the man will do unbribed, there’s no occasion to.

    As I Please

  • For if politics is merely a guerilla war between the bribed and the unbribed, then statecraft is not

    A Preface to Politics

  • Not the Superba, Fantasma Paris of Anglo-Saxon fictioneers, not the Broadwayed, Strandified, dandified Paris of the Folies-Bergère and the Alcazar, but the Paris still primitive in innocent and unbribed pleasure.

    Europe After 8:15

  • Speaker Foster said that the whole unbribed intellect of Ireland was against the Union.

    The Life of Froude

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