Harriet Martineau Quote

The last thing it [government] ought to do is to ground its proceedings on the ignorance of the people, — to yield them that which they will hereafter despise the donors for granting them.


Illustrations of Taxation: The Park and the Paddock (1834)

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The last thing it [government] ought to do is to ground its proceedings on the ignorance of the people, — to yield them that which they will...

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The last thing it [government] ought to do is to ground its proceedings on the ignorance of the people, — to yield them that which they will...

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The last thing it [government] ought to do is to ground its proceedings on the ignorance of the people, — to yield them that which they will...

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The last thing it [government] ought to do is to ground its proceedings on the ignorance of the people, — to yield them that which they will...