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" Private credit is wealth ; public honour is security. The feather that adorns the royal bird supports his flight. Strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth. "
Reminiscences of Charles Butler ... - Page 85
by Charles Butler - 1824
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The letters of Junius, Volume 2

Junius (pseud.) - 1806 - 316 pages
...to an individual, or to a community, it is the foundation of peace, of independence, and of safety. Private credit is wealth ; public honour is security. The feather that adorns the royal bird, supports his flight. Strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth. ' . JUNIUS. voL. II. O J UN I US....
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The Letters of Junius

Junius - 1807 - 336 pages
...to an individual or to a community, it is the foundation of peace, of independence, and of safety. Private credit is wealth ; — public honour is security....— The feather that adorns the royal bird supports his flight. Strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth, JL'KIUS. LETTER XLIII. TO THE PRINTER...
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The Letters of Junius

Junius - 1809 - 364 pages
...credit is wealth ; public honour is security. The feather that adonis the royal bird, supports his flight. Strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth. JUNIUS. * A mistake : he appears before tUem every day, with » madt of a blow upou lus face. i'l'.'H...
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The Letters of Junius, Volume 2

Junius - 1810 - 302 pages
...; * A mistake : he appears before them every day, with a maik of a blow upon his face. Proh pKdo^t^ public honour is security. The feather that adorns the royal bird, supports his flight. Strip him of bis plumage, and you fix him to the earth. JUNK'S. LETTER XLIIL TO THE PRINTER...
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Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures, (now ...

Junius, John Mason Good - 1812 - 548 pages
...to an individual or to a community, it is the foundation of peace, of independence, and of safety. Private credit is wealth ; — public honour is security....Strip him of his plumage and you fix him to the earth *. JUNIUS. LETTER XLIII. TO THE PRINTER OF THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER. SIR, eth Feb. mr I HOPE your correspondent...
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Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures, (now ...

Junius - 1812 - 618 pages
...Their real honour and real interest are the same. — I am not contending for a vain punctilio. — Private credit is wealth ; public honour is security....supports its flight. Strip him of his plumage and y»u fix him to the earth'." Again: "Above all things, let me guard my countrymen against the meanness...
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Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures, (now ...

Junius - 1813 - 530 pages
...to an individual or to a community, it is the foundation of peace, of independence, and of safety. Private credit is wealth; — public honour is security....flight. Strip him of his plumage and you fix him to the earthf. JUNIUS. * A mistake. He appears before them ever)' day, with the mark of a Sinn- upon his face....
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 33

1813 - 1082 pages
...contending for a vain punctilio. — Private credit is wealth ; public honour is security. — Th« feather that adorns the royal bird, supports- its flight. Strip him of his , plumage and you 6 him to the earth.' Again: 'Above all things let me guard my countrymen against the meanness and...
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Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures (now ...

Junius - 1814 - 620 pages
...Their real honour and real interest are the same. — -I am not contending for a vain punctilio. — Private credit is wealth; public honour is security....flight. Strip him of his plumage and you fix him to the earth1." Again: " Above all things, let me guard my countrymen against the meanness and folly of accepting...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 5

Tobias Smollett - 1817 - 680 pages
...to an individual or to a community, it is the foundatiou of peace, of independence, and of safety. Private credit is wealth ; public honour is security. The feather that adorns tlie royal bird supports its flight. Strip him of his phimage, and you fix him to the earth.' " (p....
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