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" It is the highest impertinence and presumption, therefore, in kings and ministers to pretend to watch over the economy of private people, and to restrain their expense, either by sumptuary laws or by prohibiting the importation of foreign luxuries. They... "
The Pamphleteer - Page 155
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Defense of Usury: Shewing the Impolicy of the Present Legal Restraints on ...

Jeremy Bentham - Usury laws - 1816 - 276 pages
...public profusion, " It is " (you conclude) " the highest imper" tinence and presumption therefore " in kings and ministers to pretend to " watch over the economy of private " people, and to restrain their expense, " either by sumptuary laws, or by " prohibiting the importation of fo"...
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Questions in Political Economy, Politics, Morals, Metaphysics, Polite ...

Samuel Bailey - Social sciences - 1823 - 400 pages
...is the highest impertinence and presumption," says Adam Smith, the decided advocate of parsimony, " in kings and ministers, to pretend to watch over the economy of private people, and to restrain their expense, either by sumptuary laws, or by prohibiting the importation of foreign...
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Lectures on history, and general policy; to which is prefixed, An essay on a ...

Joseph Priestley - 1826
...restrain their expences, either by sumptuary laws, or by prohibiting the importation of foreign luxuries. They are themselves always, and without any exception,...in the society. Let them look well after their own expence, and they may safely trust private people with theirs. If their own extravagance does not ruin...
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Documents of the Senate of the State of New York, Volume 1

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - New York (State) - 1837
...and public profusion, "It is," (you conclude) " the highest impertinence and presumption, therefore, in kings and ministers, to pretend to watch over the economy of private people, and to restrain their expense, either by sumptuary laws, or by prohibiting the importation of foreign...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1834
...asserts, with a democratic insolence of style, that 'it is the highest impertinence and presumption in kings and ministers to pretend to watch over the economy of private people, and to restrain their expense by sumptuary laws. They are themselves always the greatest spendthrifts...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 5-6

Maurice Cross - 1835
...as by any other class of legislators. " It is* the highest impertinence and presumption, therefore, in kings and ministers to pretend to watch over the economy of private people, and to restrain their expense, either by sumptuary laws, or by prohibiting the importation of foreign...
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Selections fron the Edinburgh review, comprising the best ..., Volumes 5-6

Maurice Cross - 1835
...as by any other class of legislators. " It is* the highest impertinence and presumption, therefore, in kings and ministers to pretend to watch over the economy of private people, and to restrain Iheir expense, either by sumptuary laws, or by prohibiting the importation of foreign...
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The Works of Jeremy Bentham, Now First Collected: Under the Superintendence ...

Jeremy Bentham - 1839
...public profusion " It is," you conclude, " the highest impertinence and presumption, therefore, in kings and ministers to pretend to watch over the economy of private people, and to restrain their expense, either by sumptuary laws, or by prohibiting the importation of foreign...
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The works of Jeremy Bentham

Jeremy Bentham, Sir John Bowring - Economics - 1843
...public profusion " It is," you conclude, "the highest impertinence and presumption, therefore, in kings and ministers to pretend to watch over the economy of private people, and to restrain their expense, either by sumptuary laws, or by prohibiting the importation of foreign...
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Die politische Oekonomie vom Standpunkte der geschichtlichen Methode

Karl Knies - 1853 - 355 pages
...presumption in kings and ministers to pretend to watch over tlie oeconomy of private people etc. they are themselves always . and without any exception the greatest spendthrifts in the society etc. II, 3: There is no art, which one government sooner learns of another, than that of draining...
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