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" Let us, said he, make relief in cases where there are a number of children, a matter of right and an honour, instead of a ground for opprobrium and contempt. This will make a large family a blessing, and not a curse ; and this will draw a proper line... "
The Speeches of the Right Honourable William Pitt, in the House of Commons - Page 134
by William Pitt - 1817
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The speeches of ... William Pitt in the House of commons [ed. by W.S. Hathaway].

William Pitt - 1806
...to provide for themselves by their labour, and those who, after having enriched their country with e number of children, have a claim upon its assistance for their support. ATI this, however, he would confess, was not enough, if they did not engraft upon it resolutions to...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1818
...the families of the labouring poor, it must necessarily require more to support a small fa, roily. Now by the regulations proposed, either the man with...he would confess, was not enough, if they did not enpraft upon it resolutions to discourage relief where it was not wanted. If such means could be practised...
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On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation

David Ricardo - Classical school of economics - 1821 - 538 pages
...in cases where there are a number of children a matter of right and honour, instead of a groun dof opprobrium and contempt. This will make a large family...country with a number of children, have a claim upon The nature of the evil points out the remedy. By gradually contracting the sphere of the poor laws...
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The Westminster Review.Volume II.July-October,1824

The Westminster Review.Volume II.July-October,1824 - 1824
...can be gainers while the projectors lose, is what we cannot imagine. If the proprietor of an estate distinction between those who are able to provide...of children, have a claim upon its assistance for support."* In other words, let us do precisely what true wisdom would do every thing to avoid : let...
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The North American Review, Volume 25

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1827
...draw a proper line of distinction between those who are able to provide for themselves by their labor, and those who, after having enriched their country...number of children, have a claim upon its assistance." ' * In plain English, what is the amount of the first of the two preceding paragraphs ? The House of...
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Ireland; Its Evils and Their Remedies: Being a Refutation of the Errors of ...

Michael Thomas Sadler - Ireland - 1828 - 414 pages
...a ground of opprobrium and contempt. This will make a large family a blessing, and not a curse, and draw a proper line of distinction between those who...children, have a claim upon its assistance for their support4." . ... . ji i~r (18.) But to return. Confident that this argumentum ad crumenam, however...
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Ireland : Its Evils and Their Remedies: Being a Refutation of the Errors of ...

Michael Thomas Sadler - Ireland - 1829 - 464 pages
...a ground of opprobrium and contempt. This will make a large family a blessing and not a curse, and draw a proper line of distinction between those who...have a claim upon its assistance for their support,." (18.) But to return. Confident that this argutnentum ad crumenam, however it may be kept in the back-ground,...
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History of the middle and working classes

John Wade - 1833
...measures then could be found to supply the defect? Let us," said he, " make relief (by the parish), in cases where there are a number of children, a matter...have a claim upon its assistance for their support." — Parl. History, vol. xxxii. p. 710. Mr. Fox did not enter fully into the question, but appeared...
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The parochial system versus centralization, 2nd ed

Frederic Winn Knight - 1854
...matter of right, and ah honour> instead of " a ground for opprobrium and contempt. This will make n. large " family a blessing, and not a curse, and this...a claim upon its " assistance for their support," Is not the neglect of a provision for any greater number of children than can be supported by a labourer's...
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Essays of a Birmingham Manufacturer, Volume 4

William Lucas Sargant - Economics - 1872
...make relief where there are a number of children a matter of right and honour, instead of a ground of opprobrium and contempt. This will make a large family...of children, have a claim upon its assistance for support." These views of Mr. Pitt seem strange to us: to Ricardo and Malthus they seemed monstrous....
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