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The Imaginary Conversations of His Excellency and Dan Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R301
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The Imaginary Conversations of His Excellency and Dan Volume 2 (Paperback): United States Congress Senate, Charles W Taylor
The Imaginary Conversations of His Excellency and Dan Volume 2 (Paperback): United States Congress Senate, Charles W Taylor

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The Imaginary Conversations of His Excellency and Dan Volume 2 (Paperback)

United States Congress Senate, Charles W Taylor

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...extensive evils, and exacerbate a heartless race, ever disposed to wanton cruelties, until they at last strike down the virtuous for standing too near, and for warning them where their blows should fall. In which case they will become even worse slaves than they are, from the beating they must sooner or later undergo. If I could leave the country in its present state, and if I possessed the same advantage of daily access to the king as when I attended him from Germany, I should take the liberty of representing to him, that his own moderation of expenditure might well be copied in the public, and that some offices and some pensions in this country might be lopped off, without national dishonor or popular discontent. Philip Savage. There has always been an outcry against places and pensions, whether the country was flourishing or otherwise. We may lop until we cut our fingers and disable ourselves for harder work. Surely a man of your grace's discernment would look well to it first, and remember, that, where the sun is let in, the wind too may let in itself. Boulter. A want of caution is not among my defects; nor is an unsteady deference to the clamors of the multitude. It is necessary to ask sometimes even well-dressed men, have not the judges places? is not every office of trust a place? and can any government be conducted without its functionaries? I do not follow the public cry, nor run before it. Pensions, too, occasionally are just and requisite. What man of either party will deny, that a Marlborough and a Peterborough deserved such a token of esteem from the country they served so gloriously? or that the payment of even a large annuity to such illustrious men is not in the end the best economy? These rewards stimulate exertion and...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: United States Congress Senate • Charles W Taylor
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 154
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-30445-4
Barcode: 9781234304454
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-234-30445-7

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