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The Radical; And Advocate of Equality. Presenting a Series of Expostulatory Animadversions on the Present State of Practical Politics and Morals with a View to an Access of Improvement. Addressed to the People of the United States (Paperback) Loot Price: R384
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The Radical; And Advocate of Equality. Presenting a Series of Expostulatory Animadversions on the Present State of Practical...
The Radical; And Advocate of Equality. Presenting a Series of Expostulatory Animadversions on the Present State of Practical...

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The Radical; And Advocate of Equality. Presenting a Series of Expostulatory Animadversions on the Present State of Practical Politics and Morals with a View to an Access of Improvement. Addressed to the People of the United States (Paperback)

Paul Brown

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1835. Excerpt: ... THE propensities of one whom neither conscience nor sympathy restrains. A great deal more might be said, to shew the absurdity, the inconsistency, and the pernicious tendency of this institute, as a statute remaining of force. But unfortunately this word. marriage, by some means of other is master of so many unpleasant and offensive associations in the minds of the commonalty, and the subject has become so disgustful to them, that they will bear but a very few words upon it at one time. Let it suffice that I just mentioned this as one of those statutes which ought not to be found on the books of an enlightened free people. ' NUMBER VIII., Banks and Monopoly. Besides those Which have been mentioned, we shall find in every state enactments no less exceptionable, no less hostile to equal rights, no less circumscriptive of rational liberty, no less partial in the attribution of privileges--such as are those which incorporate banking companies; manufacturing companies, trading companies, land companies, bridge companies, road companies, canal companies, &c. What is held by these last, is of the nature of a bank, which privileges them to issue notes and bills of credit redeemable with nothing but what may remain of their joint stock in treasury Because certain individuals happen to be rich, (by what means no matter;) happen to be avaricious, happen to be ambitious enough to aspire at pre-eminence in power and splendor, --it is of importanc& worthy of modern legislation to license them to live in idleness and luxury upon the profits they may draw from the labor of others whose wages are reduced to the lowest term, or from the service of machine ry (which none but Rich can procure, ) which supersedes human labor, and throws thousands of poor out of employment altog...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Paul Brown
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-43243-5
Barcode: 9781154432435
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-43243-2

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