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Documents of the Board of Aldermen of the City of New-York - Page 65
1871
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The Bankers' magazine and journal of the money market, Volume 36

1876
...pay the premium for that insurance, in the shape of taxes. Heneo the maxim that " The VOb. XTXVI. 31 subjects of every State ought to contribute towards...Government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to fe.r respective abilities, that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under...
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Reports of the Parliamentary Committee of the Loyal Repeal ..., Volume 2

Ireland - 1845
...taxation ; and though they may be sometimes unattainable, yet the}- are always desirable : — " I. ' The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards...possible in proportion to their respective abilities ; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state.'...
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A Journal of the Proceedings of the House of Representatives of the ...

Florida. Legislature. House of Representatives - Legislative journals - 1852
...his able report, (and to which sage maxim we presume not to demur,) " that the subjects [citizens] of every State ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible according to their respective abilities ;" and considering that the ability of a citizen to contribute...
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The Dublin university magazine, Volume 26

1845
...improvements from his succijsors. We extract them from Mr. M'Culloch's work, p. 17. f´rtt Maxim :— " The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the Gofernment, as nearly as possible in proportion to their respective abilities; that is, in proportion...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social ...

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1848
...II',-,tHli of Nationt, book v. ch. U. VOL. ii. 30 " 1. The subjects 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 under the protection of the state....
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1849
...reflecting person can be expected to believe. It is an acknowledged maxim a* regards taxation, tbat "the subjects of every state ought to contribute towards...possible, in proportion to their respective abilities — tnat is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the...
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The Standard Library Cyclopedia of Political, Constitutional, Statistical ...

Political science - 1849
...policy of their government. Adam Smith lays down four general maxims, which are as follow : — I. " The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards...possible in proportion to their respective abilities ; that u, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state."...
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Principles of political economy, with some of their applications ..., Volume 2

John Stuart Mill - 1849
...be better commenced than by quoting them.* " 1. The subjects 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 under the protection of the state....
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A Treatise on the Methods of Observation and Reasoning in Politics, Volume 2

Sir George Cornewall Lewis - Political science - 1852
...canons of practical legislation. (46) Principe, c. 17, 18, 19, 21, 23. (47) De Re Mil. iii. c. 26, ' 1. The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards...possible, in proportion to their respective abilities. ' 2. The tax which each individual is bound to pay ought to be certain and not arbitrary. ' 3. Every...
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The Standard Library Cyclopaedia of Political, Constitutional ..., Volume 4

Economics - 1853
...policy of their government. Adam Smith lays down four general ir.axims, which are as follow : — I. " The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards...possible in proportion to their respective abilities ; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state."...
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