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" The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the... "
Report of the Commission on Revenue and Taxation of the State of California ... - Page 91
by California. Commission on Revenue and Taxation - 1906 - 296 pages
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Mélanges législatifs, historiques et politiques, pendant la durée de la ...

Félix Marie Faulcon - 1801
...ces phrases immortelles que je pour(i) » The subjects of every state oughttocontribute » towards the support of the government , as nearly » as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities, » that is , in proportion to the revenue which they » respectively enjoy...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 97

1853
...principles of taxation in these well-known words : — ' TheSubjects of every ' State ought to contribute to the support of the Government as ' nearly as possible in proportion to their respective abilities; ' that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively ' enjoy...
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The Man in the Moon: Consisting of Essays and Critiques on the Politics ...

William Smelley - 1804 - 194 pages
...principle of taxation as follows: — " That the subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities," and this proposition must be admitted. To determine therefore, the character...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 3

Adam Smith - 1809
...maxims with regard to taxes in general. 1. The subjects of every state ought to conlribu^f towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities ; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under...
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An Account of Ireland, Statistical and Political, Volume 2

Wakefield, Edward - 1812
...a profound assertion of Adam Smith, " that the subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government as nearly as possible in proportion to their respective abilities, that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under...
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On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation

David Ricardo - 1821 - 538 pages
...conform. The four maxims are as follow: 1. " The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible in proportion to their respective abilities. 2. " The tax which each individual is bound to pay ought to be certain...
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Register of Debates in Congress: 21st ..., Volume 2; Volume 6; Volume 51

United States. Congress - 1830
...a rule of such apparent j'us-ice — "That the subjects of every S'.atc ought to contribute towards the support of the Government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to the revenue which they enjoy under the protection of the State. The expense of Government to the individuals...
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The Circulator of useful knowledge, amusement, literature, science and ...

1825
...maxims with respect to taxation : — «. 1. The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities ; that is, in proportion 'to the revenue they respectively enjoy under the...
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The Good citizen; a political and literary miscellany

1831
...party. Ed. Politirian's Cmfc. TAXATION. 1st. The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities. 2nd. The Tax which each individual is bound to pay, ought to be certain....
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On Financial Reform

Sir Henry Parnell - 1831 - 383 pages
...The following are Dr. Smith's maxims : — I. The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the Government, as nearly as possible in proportion to their respective abilities. II. The tax which each individual ought to pay ought to be certain and...
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