An address to the electors; containing reasons for opposing the Tories in general, and especially for opposing the Lowthers in Westmorland

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Էջ 11 - ... paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then immediately taxed from two to ten per cent. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him in the chancel ; his virtues are handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to his fathers, — to be taxed no more.
Էջ 11 - ... restores him to health ; on the ermine which decorates the judge and the rope which hangs the criminal ; on the poor man's salt and the rich man's spice ; on the brass nails of the coffin and the ribbons of the bride ; — at bed or board, couchant or levant, we must pay.
Էջ 11 - ... that comes from abroad, or is grown at home; taxes on the raw material, taxes on every fresh value that is added to it by the industry of man...
Էջ 11 - The school-boy whips his taxed top ; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse with a taxed bridle, on a taxed road ; and the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has paid seven per cent., into a spoon that has paid fifteen per cent., flings himself back upon...
Էջ 11 - ... value that is added to it by the industry of man — taxes on the sauce which pampers man's appetite, and the drug that restores...
Էջ 11 - Jonathan what are the inevitable consequences of being too fond of glory ; — taxes upon every article which enters into the mouth, or covers the back, or is placed under the foot — taxes upon everything which it is pleasant to see, hear, feel, smell, or taste — taxes upon warmth, light, and locomotion — taxes on everything on earth, and the waters under the earth...
Էջ 20 - Constitution says, that responsibility shall rest somewhere; and that " the king can do no wrong," because his

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