Any other than yourself would have considered the disclosure of M. de Villefort insignificant, or else dictated by venal ambition," These words were an allusion to the sentiments which the minister of police had uttered with so much confidence an hour before.
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have to work around the self serving, venal politicians so common on the African continent
Organized crime and venal police officers in the country, make it a less predictable business climate.