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He was a reformer of abuses, publishing the most severe acts against venality, and deciding quarrels on principles of justice.
He saw the power of reconstruction, its ignorance, its venality accentuated to a degree that provoked his abhorrence.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
A Parliament which has exhibited its venality so openly can have little pretension to public confidence.
He knows the corrupt workings of politicians, the venality of biased courts, the weakness of the human heart when tempted by gold.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
There was nothing shocking in all this venality to the bulk of the Johannesburg speculator class and others of that category.
The very laws of Congress are set down as the results of personal venality or ambition.
When we look into the other classes of the community, the same charge of venality and corruption meets us again.
Needy and greedy, they had a firmly established reputation in Europe for venality.
Her venality, he began to see, was merely the instinctive acquisitiveness of the savage, the greed of the petted child.
THE SHADOWARTHUR STRINGER
He assumes, as he still might safely do, the venality of the kadi or official interpreter of the law.

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