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Upton Sinclair, ed. (1878–1968).
The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest.  1915.
Concerning Usury. IV.
(From “Essay on Riches”)

By Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam

(English philosopher and statesman, 1561–1626)
THE WAYS to enrich are many, and most of them foul.…  1
  Usury@3 is the certainest means of gain, though one of the worst; as that whereby a man doth eat his bread with sweat of another’s face, and besides, doth plough upon Sundays.  2

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