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" They are unwilling, for fear of offending the people, who, by so great and so sudden an increase of taxes, would soon be disgusted with the war ; and they are unable, from not well knowing what taxes would be sufficient to produce the revenue wanted. "
Mountains of Debt: Crisis and Change in Renaissance Florence, Victorian ... - Page 47
by Michael Veseth - 1990 - 256 pages
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The Politician's Creed

Robert John Thornton - Economics - 1799 - 2 pages
...they never would fubfcribe. The ordinary expcnce of the greater part of moderrf governments in time of peace being equal or nearly equal to their ordinary revenue, when WAR cimfs, they are both unwilling and unable to increafe their revenue in proportion to the increafe of...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 3

Adam Smith - Economics - 1809
...longer, then they wish it to do. The ordinary expence of the greater part of modern governments, in time of peace, being equal, or nearly equal, to their ordinary...increase their revenue in proportion to the increase of their expence.; They are unwilling, for fear of offending the people, who, by so great and so sudden...
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The Works of Adam Smith: The nature and causes of the wealth of nations

Adam Smith - Economics - 1811
...longer than they wifli it to do. The ordinary expence of the greater part of modern governments in time of peace being equal or nearly equal to their ordinary...when war comes, they are both unwilling and unable to increafe their revenue in proportion to the increafe of their expence. They are un- CHAP. willing,...
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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. With a comm ...

Adam Smith - 1839
...longer than they wish it to do. The ordinary expense of the greater part of modern governments in time of peace being equal or nearly equal to their ordinary...increase their revenue in proportion to the increase of their expense. They are unwilling, for fear of offending the people, who, by so great and so sudden...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 95

American literature - 1905
...Wealth of Nations. He says: "The ordinary expense of the greater part of modern governments in time of peace being equal or nearly equal to their ordinary...increase their revenue in proportion to the increase of their expense. They are unwilling, for fear of offending the people, who, by so great and so sudden...
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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. A careful ...

Adam Smith - 1875
...longer than they wish it to do. The ordinary expense of the greater part of modern governments in time of peace being equal or nearly equal to their ordinary...increase their revenue in proportion to the increase of their expense. They are unwilling, for fear of offending the people, who by so great and so sudden...
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An analysis of Adam Smiths' Inquiry into the nature and causes of ..., Volume 2

Jeremiah Joyce - 1880
...their own time, pp. 517-19. The ordinary expense of the greater part of modern governments in time of peace being equal, or nearly equal, to their ordinary...increase their revenue in proportion to the increase of their expense. By means of borrowing they are enabled, with a moderate increase of taxes, to raise...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith - Economics - 1884 - 445 pages
...of moilern governments, in time of peace, being equal, or nearly equal, to their ordinary it-venue, when war comes, they are both unwilling and unable...increase their revenue in proportion to the increase of their expense. They are unwilling, for fear of offending the people, who, by so great and so sudden...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - Economics - 1887
...revenue, which is to last just as long, and no longer than they wish it to do. The ordinary erpence of the greater part of modern governments in times...peace being equal or nearly equal to their ordinary rcvenue, when war comes, they are both unwilling and unable to increase their revenue in proportion...
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Adam Smith

Francis Wrigley Hirst - Economists - 1904 - 240 pages
...events of the day before : — " The ordinary expense of the greater part of modern governments in time of peace being equal or nearly equal to their ordinary...increase their revenue in proportion to the increase of their expense. They are unwilling, for fear of offending the people, who by so great and so sudden...
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