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"There are no sinecures at $10 a week," sighed Emily, drawing upon experience for this generalization.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
Supernumerary officials were dismissed, the common school system improved, sinecures abolished and salaries reduced.
He contrived to remain in parliament for half a century, and he gathered the emoluments of some half dozen snug sinecures.
During the subsequent period the cry against sinecures became more emphatic.
Sinecures and standing armies and State churches are the strongholds of tyranny and superstition.
The members of his staff, especially his Adjutant-General and Aid, found their positions no sinecures.
The three new Councillors were not long in discovering that their places were sinecures.
No demagogue bipeds were permitted to fatten at the public crib—no droning sinecures were lounging under the mantle of government.
Pearl River would be an admirable spot for a dozen pleasant sinecures, and the expenditure of three or four millions of money.
He had no coronet playing before his eyes: no overpaid places and sinecures for relatives.
NOT PAUL, BUT JESUSJEREMY BENTHAM

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