Taxation, from the civil war to the present day

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1884
 

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Сторінка 249 - Taxes on everything on earth, and the waters under the earth ; on everything that comes from abroad, or is grown at home. Taxes on the raw material ; taxes on every fresh value that is added to it by the industry of man.
Сторінка 249 - TAXES upon every article which enters into the mouth, or covers the back, or is placed under the foot — taxes upon...
Сторінка 160 - Britain; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Сторінка 410 - When he found any body proof against pecuniary temptations; which, alas ! was but seldom, he had recourse to a still worse art ; for he laughed at and ridiculed all notions of public virtue, and the love of one's country, calling them, " The chimerical school-boy flights of classical learning;" declaring himself, at the same time, " No saint, no Spartan, no reformer.
Сторінка 88 - He accepted the offices of First Lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer ; and the king's sturdy friend, Lord Thurlow, was reinstated as Lord Chancellor.
Сторінка 250 - Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has paid 7 per cent., into a spoon that has paid 15 per cent.,— flings himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid 22 per cent., — and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then immediately taxed from 2 to 10 per cent. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him in the chancel ; his virtues are handed down to posterity on taxed...
Сторінка 250 - ... raw material — taxes on every fresh value that is added to it by the industry of man — taxes on the sauce which pampers man's appetite, and the drug that restores him to health — on the ermine which decorates the judge, and the rope which hangs the criminal — on the poor man's salt, and the rich man's spice— on the brass nails of the coffin, and ihe ribands of the bride — at bed or board, couchant or levant, we must pay.
Сторінка 250 - The school-boy whips his taxed top; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse with a taxed bridle on a taxed road ; — and the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has paid 7 per cent., into a spoon that has paid...
Сторінка 250 - The school.boy whips his taxed top ; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse with a taxed bridle on a taxed road ; and the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine which has paid seven per cent into a spoon that has paid fifteen per cent, flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death.
Сторінка 195 - We must not count with certainty on a continuance of our present prosperity during such an interval ; but unquestionably there never was a time in the history of this country, when, from the situation of Europe, we might more reasonably expect fifteen years of peace, than we may at the present moment.

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