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" It is a shameful and unblessed thing to take the scum of people and wicked condemned men, to be the people with whom you plant; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation; for they will ever live like rogues, and not fall to work, but be lazy, and... "
Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political - Page 174
by Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

1680
...People, and wicked condemned Men, to be the People with whom you Plant : And not only fo, but it fpoileth the Plantation , for they will ever live like Rogues, and not fall to work, but be lazy, and do mifchief, and fpend Victuals, and be quickly weary i and then certine over to theirCountry to the difcredit...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720
...and not fall to work, but give themfelves up to Lazinefs, and commit Villanies, and confume Viftuals, and be quickly weary, and then Certify over to their Country, to the Prejudice and Difcredit of the PL A NTATION. LET the People wherewith you PLANT, be efpecially Artifans...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 226

1917
...and unblessed thing to take the scum of .people, and wicked condemned men, to be the people with whom you plant ; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation...their country to the discredit of the plantation.' It was not long before the Virginia Company had to confess its error, and mend its choice of settlers....
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The Expediency Maintained of Continuing the System by which the Trade and ...

Robert Grant - Electronic book - 1813 - 404 pages
...unblessed thing, to take " the scum of people and wicked condemned " men to be the people with whom you plant: " and not only so, but it spoileth the...wherewith you " plant ought to be gardeners, ploughmen, la'.'tourers, smiths, carpenters, joiners, fishermen, " fowlers, with some few apothecaries, surgeons,...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 13

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...conimemoratio. I: a,os enim bodie lazu dicimus.J i. Idle ; flug"' unwilling to work.— — Wicked condemned men will ever live like rogues and not fall to work, but be lazy, and fpend victuals. Bacon. — Whofe lazy waters without motion lay. Rofe. The/azy glutton fafe at home...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...unblessed thing, to take the scum of people, and wicked .condemned men, to be the people with. whom you plant; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation;...fall to work, but be lazy, and do mischief, and spend vie-: tuals, and be quickly weary, and then certify over to their country to the discredit of the plantation......
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...and unblessed thing to take the scum of people and wicked condemned men, to be the people with whom you plant; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation;...carpenters, joiners, fishermen, fowlers, with some fewapothecaries,~surgeons, cooks, and bakers. In a country of plantation, first look about what kind...
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The London Magazine, Volume 8

1823
...tiling (says Bacon) to take the scum of people and wicked condemned men to be the people with whom D ' % P ` 0Nx ħ -D *Ua%$';V J / #r΍e ]j c Sܝ 9q-> ٓ " pVfh evils and expense of the transportation system would certainly be lessened by placing the convicts...
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Geographical Memoirs on New South Wales: By Various Hands...together with ...

Barron Field - Australia, Eastern - 1825 - 504 pages
...wise man just quoted) to take the scum of people, and wicked condemned men, to be the people with whom you plant ; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation...country, to the discredit of the plantation." The evils and expense of the transportation-system would certainly be lessened, by placing the convicts...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1826 - 688 pages
...confined to servants and the laboring classes ; laziness is opposed to industry ; ' Wicked condemned men will ever live like rogues, and not fall to work, but be lazy and spend victuals.' BACON. Laxy may howerer be applied figuratively to other objects ; The daw, ' The...
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