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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. "
Parliamentary speeches from 1761 to 1802 - Página 288
editado por - 1810
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The Advancement of Learning, Volumen2

Francis Bacon - 1895
...person loved : and therefore it is well said, that it is impossible to love and to lie wise." Cf. Burke, "To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to man." 26. indifferently, equally. 28. To show the wanderer, Cicero, emphasizing the duty of sharing...
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Speech of Edmund Burke on Conciliation with the Colonies

Edmund Burke - 1900 - 152 páginas
...used and accustomed." 1163 If you mean to please. In the speech ou American Taxation, Burke said, ". . .to tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men." 1169 Sir, I think you must perceive. This is one of the most interesting passages in the speech. It...
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Writings and Speeches, Volumen2

Edmund Burke - 1901
...in a sort of humiliated state, until something of the kind should be done. Here this extraordinary man, then Chancellor of the Exchequer, found himself...he attempted it. To render the tax palatable to the partisans of American revenue, he made a preamble stating the necessity of such a revenue. To close...
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Literature: A Fifth Reader

Edward Everett Hale (Jr.), Adaline Wheelock Sterling - 1901 - 512 páginas
...stood in a sort of humiliated state until something of the kind should be done. Here this extraordinary man, then Chancellor of the Exchequer, found himself...universally was the object of his life ; but to tax and please no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men. However, he attempted it. To render...
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Memoirs of King George the Third, his life and reign

John Heneage Jesse - 1901
...paramount end and aim of this "candidate for contradictory honours." But, as Burke further observes: "To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men." Like many other statesmen of his day, Charles Townshend had taught himself to make a great distinction...
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...

Edmund Burke - 1902
...in a sort of humiliated state, until something of the kind should be done. Here this extraordinary man, then chancellor of the exchequer, found himself...the object of his life ; but to tax and to please, 110 more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men. However, he attempted it. To render the...
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Memoirs of King George the Third: His Life and Reign, Volumen2

John Heneage Jesse - 1902
...paramount end and aim of this " candidate for contradictory honours." But, as Burke further observes: "To tax and to please, no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men." Like many other statesmen of his day, Charles Townshend had taught himself to make a great distinction...
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Life and Times of Washington, Volumen2

John Frederick Schroeder - 1903
...down to his engagements — and the whole body of courtiers drove him onward. Here this extraordinary man, then Chancellor of the Exchequer, found himself...but to tax and to please, no more than to love and be wise, is not given to men. However he attempted it." On the 28th of October, 1767, a few gentlemen...
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A Selection from the World's Great Orations Illustrative of the History of ...

Sherwin Cody - 1904 - 518 páginas
...stood in a sort of humiliated state until something of the kind should be done. Here this extraordinary man, then Chancellor of the Exchequer, found himself...he attempted it. To render the tax palatable to the partisans of American revenue, he made a preamble stating the necessity of such a revenue. To close...
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The Hawthorne Readers, Libro 5

Edward Everett Hale (Jr.) - 1904
...stood in a sort of humiliated state until something of the kind should be done. Here this extraordinary man, then Chancellor of the Exchequer, found himself...universally was the object of his life ; but to tax and please no more than to love and to be wise, is not given to men. However, he attempted it. To render...
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