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" PENSION [an allowance made to any one without an equivalent. In England it is generally understood to mean pay given to a state hireling for treason to his country}. "
The Speeches of Iohn Wilkes, One of the Knights of the Shire for the County ... - Page 34
by John Wilkes - 1777
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A Complete Collection of the Genuine Papers, Letters, &c. in the Case of ...

John Wilkes - Great Britain - 1767 - 272 pages
...recourfe to, for the trueft literary information on this fubjedt His definition then of a penfion is, an allowance made to any one, without an equivalent....England it is generally underftood to mean pay given to a ftate hireling for treafon to his country. And under the word penfioner we read, i . one who is fupported...
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The life and political writings ...

John Wilkes - History - 1769 - 519 pages
...recourfe to, for the trueft literary information on this fubjecl:. His difinition then of a pen/ion is, an allowance made to any one without an equivalent. In England it is generally under/load to mean pay given to a Jlate hireling for treajon to his country. And under the word pen/loner...
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A complete collection of the genuine papers, letters, &c. in the case of ...

John Wilkes, North Briton - Great Britain - 1769 - 261 pages
...the'trueft'literary information on this fubjedll His definition then of a penfton is, an alk,wancc made to any one, without an equivalent. In England it is generally untterfioed to mean fay given to a ftate hireling far treajon to bis country. And under the word penfioner...
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Lexiphanes: A Dialogue. Imitated from Lucian, and Suited to the Present ...

Archibald Campbell - English language - 1774 - 185 pages
...deir fpecial affaire. I confult de grand DiiU.onaire ,of dis Dofteur J.-TT— n, and I fee *PENSION. An allowance made to any one without an equivalent. In England it is generally .linderftood to mean pay given to a ftate hireling for tteafon. to his. country.- PEN.SIONE^. A flaye...
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The speeches of John Wilkes ... in the Parliament appointed to ..., Volume 2

John Wilkes - History - 1777
...ever read. His Lord/hip's nice, exquifitc judg•j Penfion. nf \_f>enfion, Fr.] An allowance ma'le to any one without an equivalent. In England it is generally underftood to mean pay given to a fate hireling fcr treafen to bis country. Pen/toner, nf [from penfion] i. One who is fup. ported...
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The Speeches of Mr. Wilkes in the House of Commons

John Wilkes - Great Britain - 1786 - 442 pages
...The fame abufive, bafe, abandoned thing, When pilloried, or ptnjimid by a king. *'Ptnfan, nf [pinfan, Fr.] An allowance made to any one without an equivalent. In England it is generally understood to mean pay given to a /ale b'lrel-.ag for treaj'in to hit country. Ftuftntr. nf [from pinfoti]...
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1788
...togeder, in dis country. Bcgar I will go fee dis marvielle. Veil I go to the cabaret at tie '* Penfion. An allowance made to any one without an equivalent....England it is generally underftood to mean pay given to a ftatc hireling fur treafoh to his country. Penfioner. A flave of ftate, hired by a ftipcnd. to obey...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...edition, published in 1678. A pensioner or bride [bribed} person is rendered Afercenarius. * ' Pension. An allowance made to any one without an equivalent. In England it is generally understood to mean pay given to a state hireling for treason to his country.' Pensioner is defined...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...published in 1678. A v pensioner or bride [bribed} person is rendered Mrrcenarius. ^* " ' Pension. An allowance made to any one without an equivalent. In England it is generally understood to mean pay given to a state hireling for treason to his country.' Pensioner is defined...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...philological labours. Thus he had given the following definitions in his Dictionary : Pension. — An allowance made to any one without an equivalent. In England, it is generally understood to mean pay given to, a state hireling for treason to his country. Pensioner. — 1. One...
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