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- Reward is not bestowed for acts that are unlawful; and encouragement is not held out to things that deserve reprehension. - "Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America", Edmund Burke.
- He thought it not improbable that a short operation with these numbers would give the sum in Anthony's possession, the exact calculation of his secret hoard, and he set to work to stamp them on his brain, which rendered him absent in manner, while Mrs. Sumfit mixed liquor with hot water, and pushed at his knee, doubling in her enduring lips, and lengthening her eyes to aim a side- glance of reprehension at Anthony's wandering loquacity. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- N. Bishop to the high and responsible office of Teller, of the Central Bank of the State of Georgia- an institution of such magnitude as to merit and demand the most unslumbering vigilance of the freemen of this State; as a portion of whom, we feel bound to express our indignant reprehension of the promotion of such a character to one of its most responsible posts- and do exceedingly regret the blindness or depravity of those who can sanction such a measure. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.