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Thomas Day

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There are certain forms in which vice appears not only monstrous, but ridiculous; the cruelty of Nero is more disgusting than that of Tiberius.

Thomas Day

I wil not compare the education of an ancient Spartan with that of a British nobleman.

Thomas Day

When a benevolent mind contemplates the republic of Lycurgus, its admiration is mixed with a degree of horror.

Thomas Day

In the western part of England lived a gentleman of large fortune, whose name was Merton.

Thomas Day

But what has America to boast? What are the graces or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What are their triumphs in war, or their inventions in peace?

Thomas Day

But let us not too hastily triumph in the shame of Sparta, lest we aggravate our own condemnation.

Thomas Day

The trifle now inscribed with your name. was occasioned by a particular fact; but to the disgrace of human nature, the subject is sufficiently general to interest every heart not totally impenetrable.

Thomas Day

But let her remember, that it is in Britain alone, that laws are equally favourable to liberty and humanity; that it is in Britain the sacred rights of nature have received their most awful ratification.

Thomas Day

We have no right to luxuries while the poor want bread.

Thomas Day

Let us remember, there is a people, who share the government and name of Britons; among whom the cruelty of Sparta is renewed without its virtue.

Thomas Day