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" Gentlemen, we have a great number of taxes in England, which you know nothing of in France; but the tiers etat, the poor do not pay them; they are laid on the rich; every window in a man's house pays; but if he has no more than six windows, he pays nothing;... "
Travels during the years 1787, 1788, & 1789: undertaken more particularly ... - Page 151
by Arthur Young - 1794
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Travels in the Kingdom of France

Arthur Young - Agriculture - 1793
...not agree. He had averted, that the impofitions mull be paid as heretofore: that the impofitions mull be paid was certain, but not as heretofore, as they...which you know nothing of in France ; but the .tiers etatt the poor do not pay them ; they are laid on the rich ; every window in a man's houfe pays ; but...
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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and ..., Volume 4

John Pinkerton - Voyages and travels - 1809
...agree. He had aflerted, that the impofitions muft and would be paid as heretofore : that the impofitions muft be paid was certain, but not as heretofore, as...the tiers état, the poor do not pay them : they are laid on the rich ; every window in a man's houfe pays ; but if he has no more than fix windows, he...
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A history of England in the eighteenth century

William Edward H. Lecky - 1887
...difference between taxation in England and France. ' We have many taxes,' said the English traveller, ' in England which you know nothing of in France. but the tiers 6tat, the poor, do not pay them. They are laid on the rich. Every window in a man's house pays, but...
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Travels in France During the Years 1787, 1788, 1789

Arthur Young - Agriculture - 1889 - 366 pages
...agree. He had asserted, that the impositions must be paid as heretofore : that the impositions must be paid was certain, but not as heretofore, as they...which you know nothing of in France ; but the tiers etat, the poor do not pay them ; they are laid on the rich ; every window in a man's house pays ; but...
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Travels in France

Arthur Young - Agriculture - 1892 - 366 pages
...agree. He had asserted, that the impositions must be paid as heretofore : that the impositions must be paid was certain, but not as heretofore, as they...which you know nothing of in France ; but the tiers etat, the poor do not pay them ; they are laid on the rich ; every window in a man's house pays ; but...
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Library of the world's best literature, ancient and modern, Volume 39

Charles Dudley Warner - Literary Collections - 1896
...not agree. He had asserted that the impositions must be paid as heretofore: that the impositions must be paid was certain, but not as heretofore, as they...which you know nothing of in France; but the tiers etat, the poor, do not pay them, they are laid on the rich': every window in a man's house pays, but...
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The French Revolution: Chapters from the Author's History of England During ...

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - France - 1904 - 585 pages
...difference between taxation in England and France. ' We have many taxes,' said the English traveller, ' in England which you know nothing of in France, but the tiers 6tat, the poor, do not pay them. They are laid on tie rich. Every window in a man's house pays, but...
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Arthur Young's travels in France during the years 1787, 1788, 1789

Arthur Young, Matilda Betham-Edwards - Travel - 1906 - 366 pages
...agree. He had asserted, that the impositions must be paid as heretofore : that the impositions must be paid was certain, but not as heretofore, as they...which you know nothing of in France ; but the tiers etat, the poor do not pay them ; they are laid on the rich ; every window in a man's house pays ; but...
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Arthur Young's Travels in France During the Years 1787, 1788, 1789

Arthur Young, Matilda Betham-Edwards - Agriculture - 1906 - 366 pages
...agree. He had asserted, that the impositions must be paid as heretofore : that the impositions must be paid was certain, but not as heretofore, as they...which you know nothing of in France ; but the tiers etat, the poor do not pay them ; they are laid on the rich ; every window in a man's house pays ; but...
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The Methods of Taxation Compared with the Established Principles of Justice

David MacGregor Means - Taxation - 1909 - 380 pages
...Arthur Young, addressing a French audience at the beginning of the Revolution, said: "We have many taxes in England which you know nothing of in France, but the Tiers fitat — the poor — do not pay them. They are laid on the rich. Every window in a man's house pays,...
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