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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. "
Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with characters, from ... - Page 177
by Edmund Burke - 1804
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1756
...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...palatable to the partisans of American revenue, he had a preamble stating the necessity of such a revenue. To close with the American distinction, this...
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 5

1775
...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...
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Speech ... on American taxation

Edmund Burke - 1775
...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 the tax palatable to the partizans of American revenue, he made a preamble Hating the neceffity of fuch a revenue. To clofe...
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Annual Register, Volume 18

History - 1778
...palatable to tlic paiv tizans of American^ revenue, , he made a preamble stating the песечт sky of such a revenue. To close with« the 'American distinction, this revenue was external . or port>duty ; bul again, to softeil it to the other party, it was a duly of supply, To • gratify the colonists,...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1791
...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 render the tax palatable to the partizans of American revenue, he made a preamble Hating the neceffity of fuch a revenue. To clofe...
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The History, Debates, and Proceedings of Both Houses of Parliament ..., Volume 7

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1792
...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 Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1792
...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 partizans of American revenue, he made a preamble ftating the neceffity of fuch a revenue. To clofe...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke [ed. by W. King and F. Laurence].

Edmund Burke - 1792
...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 partizans 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
...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 the tax palatable to the partizans of American revenue, he made a preamble, flating the neceffity of fuch a' revenue. To clofe...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...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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