First, that Demosthenes was not bribed by Harpalus.
Cumanus was bribed and refused to avenge the death of the Jews who were killed.
You forget that death comes to the rich and the poor alike, and comes once for all; but remember, Acheron could not be bribed by gold to ferry the crafty Prometheus back to the sunlit world.
of Russia, fascinated by Napoleons genius and bribed Tilsit.
The Moon in Greek myths loved Endymion, and was bribed to be the mistress of Pan by the present of a fleece, like the Dawn in Australia, whose unchastity was rewarded by a gift of a red cloak of opossum skin.