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  • The spread of the Roman Empire helped to propagate the idea throughout Europe.
    propagate = spread
  • The book had been published at Detroit by the Society for the Propagation of Fordian Knowledge.   (source)
  • Indeed, the Italian paid high tribute to his listeners' fatherland for two inventions: gunpowder, which had turned feudalism's suits of armor into junk, and the printing press, which had made possible the democratic propagation of ideas, or rather, the propagation of democratic ideas.   (source)
  • But the uncompromising Evangelical did not even now hold that he would have been justified in giving his son, an unbeliever, the same academic advantages that he had given to the two others, when it was possible, if not probable, that those very advantages might have been used to decry the doctrines which he had made it his life's mission and desire to propagate, and the mission of his ordained sons likewise.   (source)
  • Unlike radio waves, sound does not propagate through a vacuum.
  • Silence propagates itself, and the longer talk has been suspended, the more difficult it is to find anything to say.   (source)
  • Hans Castorp would tilt his head and nod as he listened to the man propagate his earth-saving ideas in flights of fevered eloquence, and all the while he would explore the nature of his own contempt and disdain that prevented him from joining the inventor in his battle against a thoughtless world.   (source)
  • And then he actually spoke about the Savior of the Christians, who had first revealed the principle of equality and brotherhood; the propagation of that same principle had been considerably advanced by the printing press, and finally the great French Revolution had raised it to the status of law.   (source)
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  • The plant is typically propagated by seed or cuttings.
    propagated = reproduced
  • There are constables at the doors—"to prevent further propagation of the species," it said in the newspaper.   (source)
    propagation = procreation (producing offspring)
  • Man, truly the animal that talks, is the only one that needs conversations to propagate its species … In love, conversations play an almost greater role than anything else.   (source)
    propagate = procreate (create offspring)
  • Life was the propagation of more life and the living of as good a life is possible.   (source)
    propagation = reproduction
  • One is this hypothesis: that every physical quality admired by men in women is in direct connexion with the manifold functions of women for the propagation of the species.   (source)
    propagation = procreation (producing offspring)
  • It all had to do with the next generation, the propagation of the human species, yes indeed.   (source)
  • Men attach importance only to self-preservation and the propagation of their species.   (source)
  • And she is an unimpeachable Christian, I am sure; perhaps of the very tribe, genus, and species you desire to propagate.   (source)
    propagate = multiply
  • Even if they were to leave Europe and inhabit the deserts of the new world, yet one of the first results of those sympathies for which the daemon thirsted would be children, and a race of devils would be propagated upon the earth who might make the very existence of the species of man a condition precarious and full of terror.   (source)
    propagated = reproduced
  • From the strong principle of inheritance, any selected variety will tend to propagate its new and modified form.   (source)
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  • In the search for some link, scientists had stooped to the absurdity of hypothesizing living material with no structure, unorganized organisms, which if placed in a solution of protein would grow like crystals in a nutrient solution—whereas, in fact, organic differentiation was simultaneously the prerequisite and expression of all life, and no life-form could be proved that did not owe its existence to propagation by a parent.   (source)
    propagation = procreation (producing offspring)
  •   Griefs of mine own lie heavy in my breast,
      Which thou wilt propagate, to have it prest
      With more of thine.   (source)
    propagate = multiply
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  • SO DARK THE CON OF MAN "Sophie," Langdon said, "the Priory's tradition of perpetuating goddess worship is based on a belief that powerful men in the early Christian church 'conned' the world by propagating lies that devalued the female and tipped the scales in favor of the masculine."†   (source)
  • She messed with the genes to make them propagate more easily.†   (source)
  • D., George Mason L niversity There is enough mathematical illiteracy in this country, and we don't need the world's highest IQ propagating more.†   (source)
  • "I don't care what it propagates.†   (source)
  • It propagated all the way around until it met its starting point.†   (source)
  • The titles were near as long as books themselves: Treatise on the Propagation of Sheep, the Manufacture of Wool, and the Cultivation and Manufacture of Flax, by John Wily, or Cato Major, Or His Discourse of Old-Age: With Explanatory Notes, by M. T. Cicero, or Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, by Phillis Wheatley, and countless tracts containing sermons and advice.†   (source)
  • Details of the initial growth of poliovirus using HeLa cells, and the subsequent development of shipping methods, is documented in letters housed at the AMCMA and the March of Dimes Archives, as well as in J. Syverton, W. Scherer, and G. O. Gey, "Studies on the Propagation in Vitro of Poliomyelitis Virus," Journal of Experimental Medicine 97, no. 5 (May 1, 1953).†   (source)
  • Made it into an organized, self-propagating entity," Hiro says.†   (source)
  • The bull's sole purpose in life is to grow to sexual maturity and reproduce in order to propagate the race.†   (source)
  • I was childless—in striking contrast to my brothers and other family members, who seemed obsessed with the need to propagate the house of Vanger.†   (source)
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  • His breathing, and Roran's, was loud and ragged compared with the odd assortment of sounds that propagated through the tunnel.†   (source)
  • Were these horror stories propagated by the government in order to discourage people?†   (source)
  • Besides the material on chinchillas, he also brought from the capital the popular wartime booklets that had been created to propagate the image of the heroic soldier, and sentimental novels he had bought for Blanca.†   (source)
  • In a spirit of civic enterprise, he regularly allotted a certain amount of free aerial advertising space to General Peckem for the propagation of such messages in the public interest as NEATNESS COUNTS, HASTE MAKES WASTE, and THE FAMILY THAT PRAYS TOGETHER STAYS TOGETHER.†   (source)
  • He considered this method flawless and propagated it among his friends: The important thing is to abide by the rule of threes.†   (source)
  • He claimed that, while they were essentially similar to earthly bacteria in structure, being based upon proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids, they had no cell nucleus and therefore their manner of propagation was a mystery.†   (source)
  • …at the Philosophical Society, as set forth in Franklin's initial proposal were, in the spirit of the age, all-embracing: all philosophical [scientific] experiments that let light into the nature of things, tend to increase the power of man over matter, and multiply the conveniences or pleasure of life …. all new-discovered plants, herbs, trees, roots, and methods of propagating them…… New methods of curing or preventing diseases…… New mechanical inventions for saving labor….†   (source)
  • A lot of the writing on Rwanda's genocide can be seen as a search for causes of the violence, with some authors emphasizing one cause, others adducing concatenations of causes, primary and secondary: colonialism's legacies (especially the propagation of the myth that Tutsis were a superior race of alien invaders); past and present violence that hardened ethnic prejudice and helped to beget further violence; political opportunism that took advantage of a largely uneducated population,…†   (source)
  • The Guidon had more to do with the death of literature than its propagation.†   (source)
  • They'll propagate in on planet conditions?†   (source)
  • Crawfish are also an important ingredient in the swamp ecosystem, so I do everything I can to propagate them.†   (source)
  • Nudging through the metal some desire absolutely irrelevant to filling its belly or propagating its own kind.†   (source)
  • The familiar Society for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge photo, showing Maxwell in right profile, seemed to work best.†   (source)
  • The language was, in fact, superbly articulated German, which in itself had helped gain Professor Bieganski his ample measure of renown in such Olympian centers for the propagation of anti-Semitism as Welt-Dienst in Erfurt.†   (source)
  • …old people were the keepers of the law, the guardians of the mysteries: it was not a case of mere sinking into the unconsciousness of childhood, it was a further progress, a final stage in the sun's long ride into darkness, and in that final stage the sun carried all it had known before, all its intellect and activity, but now surpassed mere intellect and activity, surpassed mere propagation, mere earning, mere things of nature, and rose to the things of culture, to civilization!†   (source)
  • They practice domestic partnership, coition, propagation, friendship, and love—but not necessarily all at once nor with the same person.†   (source)
  • But as regards its interpretation of life and the philosophy of happiness that is being propagated, it's simply impossible to believe that it is meant to be taken seriously, it's such a comic survival of the past.†   (source)
  • "It's a translation that propagates the bourgeois theory of humanitarism."†   (source)
  • Anywhere life exists, the metavirus is there, too, propagating through it.†   (source)
  • "Yes, well," the girl continued, hesitating, "you just mentioned 'outdated religious superstition,' and it seems to me that if anyone is responsible for propagating outdated superstitions …. it would be the Masons."†   (source)
  • All living things (plants, animals, humans) have the ability to absorb nourishment, to grow, and to propagate.†   (source)
  • If not for the deuteronomists, the world's monotheists would still be sacrificing animals and propagating their beliefs through the oral tradition.†   (source)
  • All I could make out were a few words from the titles of the posters: "Propagating Feudal, Capitalistic, and Revisionist Ideals"; "Poisoning our Youth."†   (source)
  • The white people propagate this rumor.†   (source)
  • He smiled, perhaps now trying to salvage whatever was going soundlessly smash, its net of invisible cracks propagating leisurely through the air between them.†   (source)
  • Invisibly contained in both of us were the seeds that would ensure the propagation of the system.†   (source)
  • Lagos believed that for this reason, Sumerian was a language ideally suited to the creation and propagation of viruses.†   (source)
  • They formalized their old stories into the Torah and implanted within it a law that insured its propagation throughout history-a law that said, in effect, 'make an exact copy of me and read it every day.'†   (source)
  • He said, "To compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and tyrannical."†   (source)
  • But"-Tarrou smiled-"do try at least not to propagate the microbe deliberately."†   (source)
  • "Honored High Mistress, Mother of my Tree and my Dwelling Place," he prayed; "everything that lives exists in pairs and propagates descendants, but I am alone.†   (source)
  • Tarrou observed that he would enter into conversations with shopkeepers in his part of the town, with the obvious desire of propagating the opinion expressed by Rieux.†   (source)
  • Gregory XVI, that aristocratic and autocratic prelate, who stood so consistently on the wrong side in European politics, and was the enemy of Free Italy, had done more than any of his predecessors to propagate the Faith in remote parts of the world.†   (source)
  • How he would work—how toil to raise funds, propagate reforms, initiate institutions!†   (source)
  • Gottlieb ran through it and snorted, "Why have you not planned to propagate it on dead staph?†   (source)
  • There is not a drop of Tom's corrupted blood but propagates infection and contagion somewhere.†   (source)
  • And after all, the main thing in determining the artistic quality of a book is not the opinions it propagates, but the fact that the writer has opinions.†   (source)
  • This I found to be another catechist, but of a different order from the blind man of Mull: being indeed one of those sent out by the Edinburgh Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, to evangelise the more savage places of the Highlands.†   (source)
  • To propagate the race?†   (source)
  • Fielding forgot his anger on poor old Godbole's behalf, and became thoughtful; the evil was propagating in every direction, it seemed to have an existence of its own, apart from anything that was done or said by individuals, and he understood better why both Aziz and Hamidullah had been inclined to lie down and die.†   (source)
  • "jumped," he pronounced with a convulsive effort, whose stress, as if propagated by the waves of the air, made my body stir a little in the chair.†   (source)
  • It could be transmitted indefinitely; he determined the best temperature for it and found that it did not propagate on dead staphylococcus.†   (source)
  • Worshipping proportion, Sir William not only prospered himself but made England prosper, secluded her lunatics, forbade childbirth, penalised despair, made it impossible for the unfit to propagate their views until they, too, shared his sense of proportion—his, if they were men, Lady Bradshaw's if they were women (she embroidered, knitted, spent four nights out of seven at home with her son), so that not only did his colleagues respect him, his subordinates fear him, but the friends…†   (source)
  • It propagated itself where graver intercourse lay barren; it was stronger than sisterly intimacy, stronger than reason or books.†   (source)
  • The sweet breezes of this happy clime came refreshingly to our nostrils; we beheld the glimmering gush of silver fountains, overhung by trees of beautiful foliage and delicious fruit, which were propagated by grafts from the celestial gardens.†   (source)
  • My wife, who now fancied no manufacture beyond my skill, begged for plants, seeds, or cuttings to propagate in her nursery garden, already fancying herself in the enjoyment of chocolate for breakfast, and I promised to make a cacao plantation near home.†   (source)
  • In any constitutional state in Europe every sort of religious and political theory may be advocated and propagated abroad; for there is no country in Europe so subdued by any single authority as not to contain citizens who are ready to protect the man who raises his voice in the cause of truth from the consequences of his hardihood.†   (source)
  • Their love for man, their zeal for God's service—these holy impulses may or may not coexist in their hearts with the evil inmates to which their guilt has unbarred the door, and which must needs propagate a hellish breed within them.†   (source)
  • These plants are entirely self–propagating, and the principle of their existence lies in the water that sustains and nourishes them.†   (source)
  • That famous aboriginal push propagates itself through all the balls of the system, and through every atom of every ball, through all the races of creatures, and through the history and performances of every individual.†   (source)
  • There are certain habits, certain notions, and certain vices which are peculiar to a state of revolution, and which a protracted revolution cannot fail to engender and to propagate, whatever be, in other respects, its character, its purpose, and the scene on which it takes place.†   (source)
  • And, moreover, Madame Lefrancois, one must know botany, be able to distinguish between plants, you understand, which are the wholesome and those that are deleterious, which are unproductive and which nutritive, if it is well to pull them up here and re-sow them there, to propagate some, destroy others; in brief, one must keep pace with science by means of pamphlets and public papers, be always on the alert to find out improvements.†   (source)
  • Quarrels began to arise between us; and, propagated and exaggerated by the slanders of the relations of Madame Rigaud, to become notorious to the neighbours.†   (source)
  • In this way a man gathers a domain in his neighbors' hope and fear as well as gratitude; and power, when once it has got into that subtle region, propagates itself, spreading out of all proportion to its external means.†   (source)
  • The time will therefore come when one hundred and fifty millions of men will be living in North America, *q equal in condition, the progeny of one race, owing their origin to the same cause, and preserving the same civilization, the same language, the same religion, the same habits, the same manners, and imbued with the same opinions, propagated under the same forms.†   (source)
  • …in the negotiation by the Executive, and in the unanimous ratification by the Senate, of the treaty with Spain, and in the universal satisfaction at that event, throughout the United States, a decisive proof how unfounded were the suspicions propagated among them of a policy in the General Government and in the Atlantic States unfriendly to their interests in regard to the Mississippi; they have been witnesses to the formation of two treaties, that with Great Britain, and that with…†   (source)
  • We have no sympathy but what is propagated by pleasure: I would not be misunderstood; but wherever we sympathize with pain it will be found that the sympathy is produced and carried on by subtle combinations with pleasure.†   (source)
  • The income therefrom was to be enjoyed by "my wife, Isabella Olivares, and her daughter, Inez Olivares," during their lives, and after their decease his property was to go to the Church, to the Society for the Propagation of the Faith.†   (source)
  • He believed the reforms of the new Pontiff impractical and dangerous, and had withdrawn from politics, confining his activities to work for the Society for the Propagation of the Faith—that organization which had been so fostered by Gregory.†   (source)
  • And where there is enjoyment of the past there may also be reaction—propagation at both ends.†   (source)
  • It was strange how entirely dependent both these things were upon flowing water for their propagation.†   (source)
  • The fund was, of course, for the propagation and spread of the red-heads as well as for their maintenance.†   (source)
  • But— I imagine it's just that argument that's kept almost everybody, all these centuries, from being anything but a machine for digestion and propagation and obedience.†   (source)
  • Hence, the cost of production of a workman is restricted, almost entirely, to the means of subsistence that he requires for his maintenance, and for the propagation of his race.†   (source)
  • He had looked, moreover, not only at all the pictures, but at all the copies that were going forward around them, in the hands of those innumerable young women in irreproachable toilets who devote themselves, in France, to the propagation of masterpieces, and if the truth must be told, he had often admired the copy much more than the original.†   (source)
  • There are many examples of this propagation of sounds which remain unheard in the intermediate space.†   (source)
  • They measured up to fifteen meters in height over a length of 150 to 175 meters, and the speed of their propagation (half that of the wind) was fifteen meters per second.†   (source)
  • His way lying through many streets, and the houses not yet being open, he sits down to breakfast on the door-step of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts and gives it a brush when he has finished as an acknowledgment of the accommodation.†   (source)
  • In all other fields the newspapers originate and propagate slang, particularly in politics.†   (source)
  • A very large part of our current slang is propagated by the newspapers, and much of it is invented by newspaper writers.†   (source)
  • But Bryant was forced to admit that, even in 1856, the chief novelties of the Connecticut school-master "who taught millions to read but not one to sin" were [Pg254] "adopted and propagated by the largest publishing house, through the columns of the most widely circulated monthly magazine, and through one of the ablest and most widely circulated newspapers in the United States"—which is to say, the /Tribune/ under Greeley.†   (source)
  • This calm'd his cares; sooth'd with his future fame, And pleas'd to hear his propagated name.†   (source)
  • Man, but for that, no action could attend, And but for this, were active to no end: Fixed like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot; Or, meteor-like, flame lawless through the void, Destroying others, by himself destroyed.†   (source)
  • Then shalt thou give me, with thy kingly hand What husband in thy power I will command: Exempted be from me the arrogance To choose from forth the royal blood of France, My low and humble name to propagate With any branch or image of thy state: But such a one, thy vassal, whom I know Is free for me to ask, thee to bestow.†   (source)
  • —Yet well, if here would end The misery; I deserved it, and would bear My own deservings; but this will not serve: All that I eat or drink, or shall beget, Is propagated curse.†   (source)
  • 1 This doctrine will, in all probability, be gradually propagated, till it has votaries enough to countenance an open avowal of it.†   (source)
  • I took with me six cows and two bulls alive, with as many ewes and rams, intending to carry them into my own country, and propagate the breed.†   (source)
  • I could hold no longer, but embracing him, told him, with a thousand thanks, I would grant whatever he requested, and desired him to proceed in the third article, which he did in the following manner; "Sir,' said he, 'it should be a maxim among all Christians, that Christian knowledge ought to be propagated by all possible means, and on all occasion.†   (source)
  • …have attributed to them, not onely the shapes, some of Men, some of Beasts, some of Monsters; but also the Faculties, and Passions of men and beasts; as Sense, Speech, Sex, Lust, Generation, (and this not onely by mixing one with another, to propagate the kind of Gods; but also by mixing with men, and women, to beget mongrill Gods, and but inmates of Heaven, as Bacchus, Hercules, and others;) besides, Anger, Revenge, and other passions of living creatures, and the actions proceeding…†   (source)
  • Afric and India shall his pow'r obey; He shall extend his propagated sway Beyond the solar year, without the starry way, Where Atlas turns the rolling heav'ns around, And his broad shoulders with their lights are crown'd.†   (source)
  • The other was, by a certain composition of gums, minerals, and vegetables, outwardly applied, to prevent the growth of wool upon two young lambs; and he hoped, in a reasonable time to propagate the breed of naked sheep, all over the kingdom.†   (source)
  • Attempts so extravagant as these to disfigure or, it might rather be said, to metamorphose the object, render it necessary to take an accurate view of its real nature and form: in order as well to ascertain its true aspect and genuine appearance, as to unmask the disingenuity and expose the fallacy of the counterfeit resemblances which have been so insidiously, as well as industriously, propagated.†   (source)
  • But besides the dishonour which is thus cast on one of the most useful as well as entertaining of all kinds of writing, there is just reason to apprehend, that by encouraging such authors we shall propagate much dishonour of another kind; I mean to the characters of many good and valuable members of society; for the dullest writers, no more than the dullest companions, are always inoffensive.†   (source)
  • No need that thou Shouldst propagate, already Infinite; And through all numbers absolute, though One: But Man by number is to manifest His single imperfection, and beget Like of his like, his image multiplied, In unity defective; which requires Collateral love, and dearest amity.†   (source)
  • For, since the conjunction of male and female is founded upon the great law of nature, in order to propagate and continue the species, the Lilliputians will needs have it, that men and women are joined together, like other animals, by the motives of concupiscence; and that their tenderness towards their young proceeds from the like natural principle: for which reason they will never allow that a child is under any obligation to his father for begetting him, or to his mother for…†   (source)
  • Among other good principles upon which this society was founded, there was one very remarkable; for, as it was a rule of an honourable club of heroes, who assembled at the close of the late war, that all the members should every day fight once at least; so 'twas in this, that every member should, within the twenty-four hours, tell at least one merry fib, which was to be propagated by all the brethren and sisterhood.†   (source)
  • But if the sense of touch, whereby mankind Is propagated, seem such dear delight Beyond all other; think the same vouchsafed To cattle and each beast; which would not be To them made common and divulged, if aught Therein enjoyed were worthy to subdue The soul of man, or passion in him move.†   (source)
  • …affect the British nation, who may be an example to the whole world for their wisdom, care, and justice in planting colonies; their liberal endowments for the advancement of religion and learning; their choice of devout and able pastors to propagate Christianity; their caution in stocking their provinces with people of sober lives and conversations from this the mother kingdom; their strict regard to the distribution of justice, in supplying the civil administration through all their…†   (source)
  • As, that the devil was the president; and that he sat in person in an elbow-chair at the upper end of the table; but, upon very strict enquiry, I find there is not the least truth in any of those tales, and that the assembly consisted in reality of a set of very good sort of people, and the fibs which they propagated were of a harmless kind, and tended only to produce mirth and good humour.†   (source)
  • He was strongly bent to get me a woman of my own size, by whom I might propagate the breed: but I think I should rather have died than undergone the disgrace of leaving a posterity to be kept in cages, like tame canary-birds, and perhaps, in time, sold about the kingdom, to persons of quality, for curiosities.†   (source)
  • But it is impossible to express his noble resentment at our savage treatment of the Houyhnhnm race; particularly after I had explained the manner and use of castrating horses among us, to hinder them from propagating their kind, and to render them more servile.†   (source)
  • …to sloth, inflamed our bodies, and precipitated or prevented digestion; that prostitute female Yahoos acquired a certain malady, which bred rottenness in the bones of those who fell into their embraces; that this, and many other diseases, were propagated from father to son; so that great numbers came into the world with complicated maladies upon them; that it would be endless to give him a catalogue of all diseases incident to human bodies, for they would not be fewer than five or six…†   (source)
  • Father Conmee thought of the souls of black and brown and yellow men and of his sermon on saint Peter Claver S.J. and the African mission and of the propagation of the faith and of the millions of black and brown and yellow souls that had not received the baptism of water when their last hour came like a thief in the night.†   (source)
  • He weighed the possible evidences for and against ritual murder: the incitations of the hierarchy, the superstition of the populace, the propagation of rumour in continued fraction of veridicity, the envy of opulence, the influence of retaliation, the sporadic reappearance of atavistic delinquency, the mitigating circumstances of fanaticism, hypnotic suggestion and somnambulism.†   (source)
  • The propagation of Irishisms in the United States was helped, during many years, by the enormous popularity of various dramas of Irish peasant life, particularly those of Dion Boucicault.†   (source)
  • Schele de Vere, during the same year, denounced the publishers of the Webster dictionaries for applying "immense capital and a large stock of energy and perseverance" to the propagation of his "new and arbitrarily imposed orthography.†   (source)
  • Thus stands it with me:—Upon a true contract I got possession of Julietta's bed: You know the lady; she is fast my wife, Save that we do the denunciation lack Of outward order;: this we came not to Only for propagation of a dower Remaining in the coffer of her friends; From whom we thought it meet to hide our love Till time had made them for us.†   (source)
  • "—"Right!" cries Jones: "what can be more innocent than the indulgence of a natural appetite? or what more laudable than the propagation of our species?†   (source)
  • They divide the pleasures of the body into two sorts—the one is that which gives our senses some real delight, and is performed either by recruiting Nature and supplying those parts which feed the internal heat of life by eating and drinking, or when Nature is eased of any surcharge that oppresses it, when we are relieved from sudden pain, or that which arises from satisfying the appetite which Nature has wisely given to lead us to the propagation of the species.†   (source)
  • To the Reprobate there remaineth after the Resurrection, a Second, and Eternall Death: between which Resurrection, and their Second, and Eternall death, is but a time of Punishment and Torment; and to last by succession of sinners thereunto, as long as the kind of Man by propagation shall endure, which is Eternally.†   (source)
  • For instance, the addition of some thousand carcasses in our exportation of barrel'd beef: the propagation of swine's flesh, and improvement in the art of making good bacon, so much wanted among us by the great destruction of pigs, too frequent at our tables; which are no way comparable in taste or magnificence to a well grown, fat yearly child, which roasted whole will make a considerable figure at a Lord Mayor's feast, or any other publick entertainment.†   (source)
  • …But Unlawfull Private Bodies Regular, but Unlawfull, are those that unite themselves into one person Representative, without any publique Authority at all; such as are the Corporations of Beggars, Theeves and Gipsies, the better to order their trade of begging, and stealing; and the Corporations of men, that by Authority from any forraign Person, unite themselves in anothers Dominion, for easier propagation of Doctrines, and for making a party, against the Power of the Common-wealth.†   (source)
  • Chap 35 The Causes Of Change In Religion From the propagation of Religion, it is not hard to understand the causes of the resolution of the same into its first seeds, or principles; which are only an opinion of a Deity, and Powers invisible, and supernaturall; that can never be so abolished out of humane nature, but that new Religions may againe be made to spring out of them, by the culture of such men, as for such purpose are in reputation.†   (source)
  • The joint importunities of both father and son-in-law would probably have prevailed on Mr Allworthy, who brooked but ill any delay of giving happiness to others, had not Sophia herself prevented it, and taken measures to put a final end to the whole treaty, and to rob both church and law of those taxes which these wise bodies have thought proper to receive from the propagation of the human species in a lawful manner.†   (source)
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