Definition of bribery:
- "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
It's true that not every candidate is a Lincoln, that not a few men are personally unworthy of the offices they hold or seek; but this also is true, that many an unworthy man is worthy of election, even by bribery,- I say it deliberately,- because of his party's sake, for that party's success may signify the country's salvation.- "The Henchman", Mark Lee Luther.
Neither were the provinces averse to that condition of affairs; since they mistrusted the government of the senate and people, on account of the contentions among the great and the avarice of the magistrates: while the protection of the laws was enfeebled and borne down by violence, intrigue, and bribery.- "The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume II (of X) - Rome", Various.