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Сторінка 1035 - The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state.
Сторінка 121 - I say that it is a narrow policy to suppose that this country or that is to be marked out as the eternal ally or the perpetual enemy of England. We have no eternal allies, and we have no perpetual enemies. Our interests are eternal and perpetual, and those interests it is our duty to follow.
Сторінка 219 - Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; But seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Сторінка 959 - From a similar principle to which, though the forest laws are now mitigated, and by degrees grown entirely obsolete, yet from this root has sprung a bastard slip, known by the name of the game laws, now arrived to and wantoning in its highest vigour ; both founded upon the same unreasonable notions of permanent property in wild creatures ; and both productive of the same tyranny to the commons : but with this difference, that the forest law?
Сторінка 959 - Law, now arrived to, and wantoning in, its highest vigour : both founded upon the same unreasonable notions of permanent property in wild creatures; and both productive of the same tyranny to the commons : but with this difference ; that the Forest Laws established only one mighty hunter throughout the land, the Game Laws have raised a little Nimrod in every manor.
Сторінка 121 - I hold, with respect to alliances, that England is a Power sufficiently strong, sufficiently powerful, to steer her own course, and not to tie herself as an unnecessary appendage to the policy of any other Government.
Сторінка 123 - It is our duty not to pass too harsh a judgment upon others, because they do not exactly see things in the same light as we see; and it is our duty not lightly to engage this country in the frightful responsibilities of war...

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