Black Dwarf, 1 (1817), 65–72.
The Nation Against the Ministry. Public Examination of the Report of the Secret Committee
Medical Treatment, Politics
Reports that the Committee of Secrecy has been alarmed by reports that 'in some of the supposed disaffected societies the question had been debated "whether a loyalist or a jacobin were the most useful man to society?" [...] But if these gentleman had heard the debate on such an occasion, they would have found out that by this loyalist was meant to be designated one of those leeches of the state who are fixed firmly on the abuses of the system, and only wish to be at rest, that they may suck their unhallowed meal of blood in quiet' (68).
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