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25 Apr. 1816 *E 51
Cat.

Append. III
Dean Andrews
2. Vansittart
F

1

Now instead of a Chancellor of the Exchequer doing who does
these things in the way in which we see them done doing
by Mr Vansittart, suppose a Chancellor of the Exchequer
doing them for bribes received in each instance in
hard money by himself. The bribe-taking would he
be more noxious than the bible-distributing bible-giving Chancellor?
No: he would be much less noxious. Suppose all
corruption-spreading Chancellors of the Exchequer of this
bribe-taking sort, and none no one of them of this
bible-distributing sort: — The condition of the country
would it be worse in the supposed case than in
the real case? No: it would be beyond all comparison
less bad. The bribe-taking Cha financier Chancellor, though
by the supposition he has commenced set out in engaged his career bribe taking
could not in the nature of men and things the case long continue
in it. Many such bribes would not have been received
before
On the one hand Corruption, in the shape in which, to any efficient
extent, it never can be committed, being by the
sentimentality and piety of the ruling few loaded with all the
odium, which in the only shape in which they can have
any need use of it it passes receives with those presents — (while, on the other hand, — (at
[the same time that] the bribe-taking would not be all this while not being susceptible
of any such varnish as it is afforded we are by the generous indignation
excited by "the "revengeful motive" the extortionate demands resentment and treachery —
what




Identifier: | JB/007/067/001
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 7.

Date_1

1816-04-25

Marginal Summary Numbering

Box

007

Main Headings

church of englandism

Folio number

067

Info in main headings field

cat

Image

001

Titles

Category

text sheet

Number of Pages

1

Recto/Verso

recto

Page Numbering

c1 / d51

Penner

jeremy bentham

Watermarks

<…>co

Marginals

Paper Producer

a. levy

Corrections

Paper Produced in Year

Notes public

ID Number

3011

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