Incorruptiple

(The). Robespierre (1754-1794). Robert Walpole says that William Shippen was the only man he knew who was proof against a bribe.

“Even the `Incorruptible' himself fell from his original ideal.” —Nineteenth Century. August, 1893, p. 272.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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