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" Here this extraordinary man, then Chancellor of the Exchequer, found himself in great straits. To please universally was the object of his life; but to tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men. "
Parliamentary speeches from 1761 to 1802 - Page 288
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - 1889 - 556 pages
...in a sort of humiliated state, until something of the kind should be done. Here this extraordinary man, then chancellor of the exchequer, found himself...he attempted it. To render the tax palatable to the partisans of American revenue, he had a preamble stating the necessity of such a revenue. To close...
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 5

1775 - 868 pages
...univer{ally was the object of his life ; but to tax and to pleafe, no more than to love and to be wife, is not given to men. However he attempted it. To render the tax palatable to the partizans of A nerican revenue, he made a preamble dating tbe neveffity of fuch a revenue. To clofe with the American...
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Speech ... on American taxation

Edmund Burke - 1775 - 64 pages
...uruverfally was. the ohjeft of his life ; but to tax and to pleafe, no more than to love and to be wife, is not given to men. However he attempted it. To render...partizans of American revenue, he made a preamble Hating the neceffity of fuch a revenue. To clofe with the American diftinftion, this revenue was an...
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Annual Register of World Events, Volume 18

1778 - 626 pages
...sort of humiliated state, until something of the kind .should be done. Here this extraordinary mnn, then Chancellor of the Exchequer, found himself in...straits. To please universally was the object of his life j but to tax and to С 3 please, pleane, no more than to ]o've and to be wise, • is . «jot given...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 18

1791 - 634 pages
...the objedt of his life; but to tax and to C 3 pleafe, pleafe, no mor* than to love and to be wife, is not given to men. However, he attempted it. To...partizans of American revenue, he made a preamble Hating the neceffity of fuch a revenue. To clofe with the American diftin£tion, this revenue was txttrnal...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke [ed. by W. King and F. Laurence].

Edmund Burke - 1792 - 596 pages
...univerfally was the object of his life; but to tax and to pleafe, no more than to love and to be wife, is not given to men. However he attempted it. To render...partizans of American revenue, he made a preamble ftating the neceffity of fuch a revenue. To clofe with the American diftinction, this revenue was external...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - 1792 - 604 pages
...univerfally was the object of his life ; but to tax and to pleafe, no more than to love and to be wife, is not given to men. However he attempted it. To render...partizans of American revenue, he made a preamble ftating the neceffity of fuch a revenue. To clofe with the American diftinction, this revenue was external...
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The History, Debates, and Proceedings of Both Houses of Parliament ..., Volume 7

Great Britain. Parliament - 1792 - 608 pages
...univerfally was the object of his life; but to tax and to pleafe, no more than to love and to be wife, is not given to men. However he attempted it. To render the tax palatable to the p;1rtizans of American revenue, he made a preamble ftating the neceffity of fuch a revenue. To clofe...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1798 - 350 pages
...univerfally was the object of his life; but to tax and to pleale, no more than to love and to be. •wife, is not given to men. However he attempted it. To render...partizans of American revenue, he made a preamble, flating the neceffity of fuch a' revenue. To clofe with the American diftinction, this revenue was...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1803 - 462 pages
...univerfally was the object of his life ; but to tax and to pleafe, no more than to love and to be wife, is not given to men. However he attempted it. To render the tax palatable to the partifans of American revenue, he made a preamble ftating the neceffity of fuch a revenue. To clofe...
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