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Junius was the pseudonym of a writer who contributed a series of letters to the London Public Advertiser, from January 21, 1769 to January 21, 1772. The signature had been already used by him in a letter of November 21, 1768, which he did not include in his collection of the Letters of Junius published in 1772.

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The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions.

When a person is determined to believe something, the very absurdity of the doctrine confirms them in their faith.
The lives of the best of us are spent in choosing between evils.
The liberty of the Press is the Palladium of all the civil, political and religious rights of an Englishman.
There is a holy, mistaken zeal in politics, as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves.
It is the eternal truth in the political as well as the mystical body, that, where one members suffers, all the members suffer with it.
The injustice done to an individual is sometimes of service to the public.
Oppression is more easily endured than insult.
How much easier is it to be generous than just.
One precedent creates another and they soon accumulate and constitute law. What yesterday was a fact, today is doctrine.
Notable talents are not necessarily connected with discretion.
It is the coward who fawns upon those above him. It is the coward who is insolent whenever he dares be so.

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