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 John Arbuthnot - “Law is a bottomless pit.”
 John Arbuthnot - “Law is a bottomless pit, it is a cormorant, a Harpy that devours everything.”
 John Arbuthnot - “Biography is one of the new terrors of death.”
 John Arbuthnot - “The first Care in building of Cities, is to make them airy and well perflated infectious Distempers must necessarily be propagated amongst Mankind living close together.”
 John Arbuthnot - “The writer warns the heads of parties against believing their own lies.”
 Dr. John Arbuthnot - “He warns the heads of parties against believing their own lies.”
 Dr. John Arbuthnot - “All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.”
 Dr. John Arbuthnot - “The Reader may here observe the Force of Numbers, which can be successfully applied, even to those things, which one would imagine are subject to no Rules. There are very few things which we know, which are not capable of being reduc'd to a Mathematical Reasoning and when they cannot it's a sign our knowledge of them is very small and confus'd and when a Mathematical Reasoning can be had it's as great a folly to make use of any other, as to grope for a thing in the dark, when you have a Candle standing by you.”
 Dr. John Arbuthnot - “Hocus was an old cunning attorney. The words of consecration, 'Hoc est corpus,' were travestied into a nickname for jugglery, as 'Hocus-pocus.' John Richard Green, A Short History of the English People, 1874. see Charles Macklin.”