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Judges and senates have been bought for gold; Esteem and love were never to be sold. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

By gold all good faith has been banished; by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint. (Quote by - Sextus Propertius)

Our supple tribes repress their patriot throats, And ask no questions but the price of votes. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

No mortal thing can bear so high a price, But that with mortal thing it may be bought. (Quote by - Sir Walter Raleigh)

A hoarseness caused by swallowing gold and silver. (Quote by - Demosthenes)

Too poor for a bribe, and too proud to importune, He had not the method of making a fortune. (Quote by - Thomas Gray)

Tis gold Which buys admittance--oft it doth--yea, and makes Diana's rangers false themselves, yield up This deer to th' stand o' th' stealer: and 'tis gold Which makes the true man kill'd and saves the thief, Nay, sometimes hangs both thief and true man. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

What, shall one of us, That struck for the foremost man of all this world But for supporting robbers--shall we now Contaminate our fingers with base bribes, And sell the mighty space of our large honors For so much trash as may be grasped thus? (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

And ye sall walk in silk attire, And siller hae to spare, Gin ye'll consent to be his bride, Nor think o'Donald mair. (Quote by - Miss Susanna Blamire)

Tis pleasant purchasing our fellow-creatures; And all are to be sold, if you consider Their passions, and are dext'rous; some by features Are brought up, others by a warlike leader; Some by a place--as tend their years or natures; The most by ready cash--but all have prices, From crowns to kicks, according to their vices. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Flowery oratory he [Walpole] despised. He ascribed to the interested views of themselves or their relatives the declarations of pretended patriots, of whom he said, All those men have their price. (Quote by - William Coxe)

There is gold for you. Sell me your good report. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

But here more slow, where all are slaves to gold, Where looks are merchandise, and smiles are sold. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Alas! the small discredit of a bribe Scarce hurts the lawyer, but undoes the scribe. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

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