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" Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to proportion them to the fortune or revenue of each contributor, become altogether arbitrary. The state of a man's fortune varies from day to day, and without an inquisition more intolerable than any tax, and renewed... "
The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ... - Page 97
by William Cobbett - 1819
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The Parliamentary Register: Or an Impartial Report of the Debates ..., Volume 1

Great Britain. Parliament - 1798
...proportion them tp the fortune or revenue of each contributor, become altogether arbitrary. . The flate of a man's fortune varies from day to day, and without an tnyuijition more intolfrable than any tax, and renewed at lead once every year, can only beguelFedat...
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History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1799
...the prefent meafure. With refpect to the objection I have urged, this valuable writer fays : — " Capitation Taxes, if it is attempted to proportion...each contributor, become altogether arbitrary. The ftate of a man's fortune varies from day to day, and without an inqmftiioH more intolerable than any...
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Annual Register, Volume 41

Edmund Burke - History - 1801
...fubjeft, Mr. Smith quoted Dr. Adam Smith, whole authority would have more .weight than his fpeeches — " Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to proportion...each contributor, become altogether arbitrary. The ftate of a man's fortune varies from day to day, and without an -mquifition more intolerable than any...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 4

Adam Smith - Economics - 1801
...their land, from the profits of their ftock, or from the wages of their labor. , Capitation Taxes. CAPITATION taxes, if it is attempted to proportion...of each Contributor, become altogether arbitrary. Theftate of a man's fortune varies from day to day, and without an inquifition more intolerable than...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 3

Adam Smith - Economics - 1809
...their land, from the profits of their stock, or irom the wages of their labour. * .' Capitation Taxes* Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to -proportion...man's fortune varies from day to day ; and, without an in<juisition, more intolerable 'than any tax, and renewed .at .least once every .year, can .only be...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 3

Adam Smith - Economics - 1811
...their land, from the profits of their stock, or from the w,ages of their labour. Capitation Taxes. Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to proportion...least once every year, can only be guessed at. His assessment, therefore, must in most cases depend upon the good or bad humour of his assessors, and...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith, M. Garnier (Germain) - 1838 - 429 pages
...w.jge-s of their labour. Capitation Ta*t$. CAPITATION taxes, if it is attempted to proIKirtion uicm to the fortune or revenue of each contributor, become altogether arbitrary. The uUUe of a man's fortune varies from day to day ; and, without an inquisition, more intolerable than...
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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. With a comm ...

Adam Smith - 1839
...of their land, from the profits of their stock, or from the wages of their labour. Capitation Taxes. Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to proportion...least once every year, can only be guessed at. His assessment, therefore, must in most cases depend upon the good or bad humour of his assessors, and...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 16

Edward Smedley - 1845
...which amongst us, property as an object of taxation, is rated. Burke. Letter он Régicide Peace. Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to proportion...of each contributor, become altogether arbitrary. If they are proportioned not to the supposed fortune, but to the rank of each contributor, become altogether...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 109

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, John Murray, William Smith, George Walter Prothero - 1861
...in its censure than the words used nearly a century ago by the Aristotle of Political Economy : — 'Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to proportion...them to the fortune or revenue of each contributor [the exact description of the income tax], become altogether arbitrary. The state of a man's fortune...
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