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" ... countries. It is the art of conquering at home: the object of it is an increase of revenue ; and as revenue cannot be increased without taxes, a pretence must be made for expenditures. In reviewing the history of the English Government, its wars and... "
Peace-republicans' Manual: Or, The French Constitution of 1793, and the ... - Página 115
1817 - 161 páginas
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volumen2

Thomas Paine - 1835
...observer, not blinded by prejudice, nor warped by interest, yvould declare that taxes were not raised t(i carry on wars, but that wars were raised to carry...of the house of commons, is a part of the English goverment; and though he professes himself an enemy to war, he abuses the French constitution, which...
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volumen2

Thomas Paine - 1837
...the history of the English government, its wars and taxes, an observer, not blinded by prejudice, nor warped by interest, would declare that taxes were...of the house of commons, is a part of the English goverment; and though he professes himself an enemy to war, he abuses the French constitution, which...
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The Bible of Nature, and Substance of Virtue, Condensed from the Scriptures ...

1842
...the history of the English government, its wars and taxes, an observer, not blinded by prejudice, nor warped by interest, would declare that taxes were...wars, but that wars were raised to carry on taxes. It is attributed to Henry IV. of France, a man of an enlarged and benevolent heart, that he proposed,...
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Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution

Thomas Paine - 1856 - 160 páginas
...taxes, a by-stander, not linded by prejudice, nor warped by interest, would declare, that taxes rere not raised to carry on wars, but that wars were raised to carry Q taxes. Mr. Burke, as a member of the House of Commons, is a part of the English governo-tnt ; and...
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Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French ...

Thomas Paine - 1892 - 279 páginas
...history of the English Government, its wars and its taxes, a bystander, not blinded by prejudice, nor warped by interest, would declare, that taxes were...Constitution, which seeks to explode it. He holds up * It is a practice in some parts of the country, when two travellers have but one horse, which like...
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Rights of Man

Thomas Paine - 1906 - 153 páginas
...history of the English Government, its wars and its taxes, a bystander, not blinded by prejudice nor warped by interest, would declare that taxes were...raised to carry on taxes. Mr. Burke, as a member of the 1 It is a practice in some parts of the country, when two travellers have but one horse, which, like...
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Empire of Liberty: The Statecraft of Thomas Jefferson

Robert W. Tucker, David C. Hendrickson - 1992 - 384 páginas
...revenue cannot be increased without taxes, a pretense must be made for expenditures." Paine's belief that "taxes were not raised to carry on wars, but that wars were raised to carry on taxes" held a powerful appeal for the Republicans. Its implication was that the causes of war lay not in external...
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Collected Writings

Thomas Paine, Eric Foner - 1995 - 906 páginas
...history of the English government, its wars and its taxes, a stander-by, not blinded by prejudice, nor warped by interest, would declare, that taxes were...an enemy to war, he abuses the French Constitution, *It is a practice in some parts of the country, when two travellers have but one horse, which like...
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The Socio-economics of Conversion from War to Peace

Lloyd J. Dumas - 1995 - 339 páginas
...for expenditures ... in reviewing the history of the English Government [one would have to conclude] that taxes were not raised to carry on wars, but that wars were raised to carry on taxes.47 Later, the economist Joseph P. Schumpeter would explain the domestic face of war. He described...
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The French Revolution Debate in English Literature and Culture

Lisa Plummer Crafton - 1997 - 156 páginas
...to war was economic. Wars, he says, are sponsored to justify big government: any unprejudiced person "would declare, that taxes were not raised to carry...wars, but that wars were raised to carry on taxes" (77). Paine's argument that war and commerce are mutually exclusive derives from Adam Smith and was...
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