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The fate of the children of venal concubines is generally very sad.

They were so venal, too, that they aided the enemy rather than us by their movements.

And the venal English press which conceals the fact, what shall be said of it?

This man was the Tweed of Mexico, and one of the most venal officials ever trusted by the people.

Yet then did Gildon draw his venal quill;— I wished the man a dinner, and sat still.

The smell of the indecent and venal informer exhaled from the pages.

"But the pen was not venal, Master Anachronism," said my father.

If I had been venal, I should have sold myself to its designs.

Riza was also corrupt and venal, and robbed the treasury of untold sums.

Talleyrand was not venal in the more offensive sense of the word.

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