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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:3278
AUTHOR:Sir Robert Walpole (1676–1745)
QUOTATION:Flowery oratory he despised. He ascribed to the interested views of themselves or their relatives the declarations of pretended patriots, of whom he said, “All those men have their price.” 1
ATTRIBUTION:Coxe: Memoirs of Walpole. Vol. iv. p. 369.
 
Note 1.
”All men have their price” is commonly ascribed to Walpole. [back]
 

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