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Letters on a Regicide Peace; Burke, Edmund
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Vol. 3, Letters on a Regicide Peace, Letter I
Note:
P. 70, l. 7.If our wealth commands us, &c. So B. Jonson, "The Fox," Act vi. sc. 12:


These possess wealth as sick men possess fevers,
Which trulier may be said to possess them.


The conceit is derived from a classical source: "Ea invasit homines habendi cupido ut possideri magis quam possidere videamur": Pliny, Letters, B. ix. Lett. 30. So Archbishop Leighton, Commentary on 1 St. Peter, iv. 8: "Hearts glued to the poor riches they possess or rather are possessed by." Leighton repeats it in his "Commentary on the Ten Commandments."
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Note:
P. 70, l. 7.If our wealth commands us, &c. So B. Jonson, "The Fox," Act vi. sc. 12:


These possess wealth as sick men possess fevers,
Which trulier may be said to possess them.


The conceit is derived from a classical source: "Ea invasit homines habendi cupido ut possideri magis quam possidere videamur": Pliny, Letters, B. ix. Lett. 30. So Archbishop Leighton, Commentary on 1 St. Peter, iv. 8: "Hearts glued to the poor riches they possess or rather are possessed by." Leighton repeats it in his "Commentary on the Ten Commandments."
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Note:
P. 70, l. 7.If our wealth commands us, &c. So B. Jonson, "The Fox," Act vi. sc. 12:


These possess wealth as sick men possess fevers,
Which trulier may be said to possess them.


The conceit is derived from a classical source: "Ea invasit homines habendi cupido ut possideri magis quam possidere videamur": Pliny, Letters, B. ix. Lett. 30. So Archbishop Leighton, Commentary on 1 St. Peter, iv. 8: "Hearts glued to the poor riches they possess or rather are possessed by." Leighton repeats it in his "Commentary on the Ten Commandments."
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Note:
P. 70, l. 7.If our wealth commands us, &c. So B. Jonson, "The Fox," Act vi. sc. 12:


These possess wealth as sick men possess fevers,
Which trulier may be said to possess them.


The conceit is derived from a classical source: "Ea invasit homines habendi cupido ut possideri magis quam possidere videamur": Pliny, Letters, B. ix. Lett. 30. So Archbishop Leighton, Commentary on 1 St. Peter, iv. 8: "Hearts glued to the poor riches they possess or rather are possessed by." Leighton repeats it in his "Commentary on the Ten Commandments."