"Something is rotten in the state of Denmark"
"All rising to great place is by a winding stair"
"One rotten apple spoils the barrel"
Both are sponsoring candidates in the election about whom suspicions of corruption persist.Irish Times (2002)
Compared with almost everywhere else in the world, there was hardly any corruption.Country Life (2004)
Daniels had said the FARC had threatened her because of her husband's involvement in a corruption scandal.Glasgow Herald (2002)
Finally, there is the possibility that we need more rather than less corruption.Glasgow Herald (2001)
Floundering in the wilderness or swallowed up, as a Separatist would have said, in a tide of their own corruption.GOD'S SECRETARIES: The Making of the King James Bible
He was an honest man and honest men, too, are vulnerable to corruption.Murder Song
He was interested, merely, in criminals and criminal corruption , with the British secret state his speciality.The Scar
No one cited the multitude of corruption scandals; what hurt was that a man's word no longer meant anything.Irish Times (2002)
The file listed examples of their autocratic rule, of brutality, corruption , cronyism, media control, governmental fraud.CHAMELEON (2002)