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Politick   Listen

Engage in political activities.

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"Politick" Quotes from Famous Books

... been convinced of their Errors, that all fine Wit is confined to the white Men, especially to those of Christendom; and would have confess'd that Oroonoko was as capable even of reigning well, and of governing as wisely, had as great a Soul, as politick Maxims, and was as sensible of Power, as any Prince civiliz'd in the most refined Schools of Humanity and Learning, or the most ...
— The Works of Aphra Behn - Volume V • Aphra Behn

... men beleeve already. Therefore the Ministers of Christ in this world, have no Power by that title, to Punish any man for not Beleeving, or for Contradicting what they say; they have I say no Power by that title of Christs Ministers, to Punish such: but if they have Soveraign Civill Power, by politick institution, then they may indeed lawfully Punish any Contradiction to their laws whatsoever: And St. Paul, of himselfe and other then Preachers of the Gospell saith in expresse words, (2 Cor. 1.24.) "Wee have no Dominion over your Faith, but ...
— Leviathan • Thomas Hobbes

... was acting by commission from me: what there may be in the bottom of all this I know not, but I think it necessary you should know that since your return from S—-d I never either employed or authorized the person, or anybody else, to carry any commissions on politick affairs to any of the ...
— Pickle the Spy • Andrew Lang

... Politick and sagacious Warrier, must first furnish and store himself with those several Stratagems and Engines, as suit with the diversities of Occasion, i.e. Time, Place, and Game; or else he ...
— The School of Recreation (1696 edition) • Robert Howlett

Words linked to "Politick" :   engage, logroll, prosecute, pursue

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