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" Fourthly, by subjecting the people to the frequent visits and the odious examination of the taxgatherers it may expose them to much unnecessary trouble, vexation, and oppression; and though vexation is not, strictly speaking, expense, it is certainly... "
Hansard's Parliamentary Debates - Page 859
by Great Britain. Parliament - 1830
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 3

Adam Smith - 1809
...has already beeri said, is not strictly speaking expenee, it is certainly equivalent to the expenee at which every man would be willing to redeem himself from it. The laws of excise, though more effectual for the purpose for which they were instituted, are, in this...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 3

Adam Smith - 1811
...visits and the odious examination of the tax-gatherers, it may expose them to much unnecessary trouble, vexation, and oppression ; and though vexation is...every man would be willing to redeem himself from it. It is in some one or other of these four different ways, that taxes are frequently so much more burdensome...
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The Roman Empire Under Constantine the Great

Matthew Bridges - 1828 - 467 pages
...and though vexation is not, strictly speaking, expense, yet it is undoubtedly equivalent to the cost, at which every man would be willing to redeem himself from it. It is in some one or other of these different ways, that taxes are frequently so much more burdensome...
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The Extraordinary Black Book: An Exposition of Abuses in Church and State ...

John Wade - 1832 - 683 pages
...visits and odious examination of the tax-gatherers, it may expose them to much unnecessary trouble, vexation, and oppression; and though vexation is not,...every man would be willing to redeem himself from it. Our Excise and Custom Duties, which form the great sources of public income, are mostly a violation...
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An Attempt to Shew the Justice and Expediency of Substituting an Income Or ...

Benjamin Sayer - 1833 - 428 pages
...; and though vexation is not strictly " speaking expence, it is certainly equivalent to the expence at '' which every man would be willing to redeem himself from it." It may with satisfaction be affirmed, that there is not one of these excellent Maxims taken in the...
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The Black Book: An Exposition of Abuses in Church and State, Courts of Law ...

John Wade - 1835 - 815 pages
...tax-gatherers, it may expose them to much unnecessary trouble, vexation, and oppression; and though vexatioJi is not, strictly speaking, expense, it is certainly...every man would be willing to redeem himself from it. Our Excise and Custom Duties, which form the great sources of public income, are mostly a violation...
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On distribution, consumption and taxation

Joseph Salway Eisdell - 1839
...appear. The frequent visits and examinations of the officers are a source of vexation, and sometimes of oppression ; " and though vexation is not, strictly...it is certainly equivalent to the expense at which a man would be willing to redeem himself from it." Now the goodness of the supply of the necessaries...
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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. With a comm ...

Adam Smith - 1839
...oppression, and always to much trouble and vexation ; and though vexation, as has already been said, is not strictly speaking expense, it is certainly equivalent to the expense at which every man'would be willing to redeem himself from it. The laws of excise, though more effectual for the purpose...
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Memoir of the Life of the Right Honourable Charles Lord Sydenham, G.C.B ...

George Poulett Scrope - 1843 - 498 pages
...visits and odious examination of the tax-gatherers, it may expose them to much unneDD cessary trouble, vexation, and oppression ; and though vexation is...equivalent to the expense at which every man would he willing to redeem himself from it." Let the House but examine our present system, and say how far...
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Elements of Political Economy

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1844 - 324 pages
...visits and the odious examination of the tax-gatherers, it may expose them to much unnecessary trouble, vexation and oppression ; and though vexation is not,...every man would be willing to rede*em himself from it. It is in some one or other of these four different ways that taxes are frequently so much more burdensome...
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