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Σελίδα 659 - I am confident that the three right honorable gentlemen opposite, the First Lord of the Treasury, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the late President of the Board of Trade, will all with one voice answer "No." And why not? "Because," say they, "it will injure the revenue.
Σελίδα 713 - The provisions and object of this enactment cannot be otherwise expressed than by stating the first section at full length : — " Whereas gifte or alienations of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, in mortmain, are prohibited or restrained by Magna Charta and divers other wholesome laws, as prejudicial to and against the common utility ; nevertheless this public mischief has of late greatly increased by many large and improvident alienations or dispositions made by languishing or dying persons,...
Σελίδα 343 - To prepare and transmit all reports, answers, or returns, as to any question or matter connected with, or relating to, the administration of the laws for the relief of the poor in the...
Σελίδα 751 - That an humble address be presented to her Majesty, praying that she will be graciously pleased to direct...
Σελίδα 997 - ... given up or taken from them, were supposed to be left to the voluntary bounty of those who might be acquainted with the exigencies of their situation, and in the way of affording assistance. And, therefore, when the partition of property is rigidly maintained against the claims of indigence and distress, it is maintained in opposition to the intention of those who made it, and to his, who is the Supreme Proprietor of every thing, and who has filled the world with plenteousness for the sustentation...
Σελίδα 77 - ... it appears to contain in itself the elements of an almost indefinite extension; of an extension, in short, which may ultimately absorb the whole fund out of which it arises. Among the elements of extension are the constantly diminishing reluctance to claim an apparent benefit, the receipt of which imposes no sacrifice, except a sensation of shame quickly obliterated by habit, even if not prevented by example...
Σελίδα 997 - As Justice gives every man a title to the product of his honest industry and the fair acquisitions of his ancestors descended to him, so Charity gives every man a title to so much out of another's plenty as will keep him from extreme want where he has no means to subsist otherwise...
Σελίδα 997 - ... a man can no more justly make use of another's necessity to force him to become his vassal, by with-holding that relief God requires him to afford to the wants of his brother, than he that has more strength can seize upon a weaker, master him to his obedience, and with a dagger at his throat offer him death or slavery.
Σελίδα 69 - ... accident, are thereby deprived of the means of earning a subsistence for themselves and their families, whom they are liable by law to maintain, and of destitute poor widows having two or more legitimate children dependent upon them; and it shall be lawful for the said...
Σελίδα 835 - Money to be paid into the Bank of England in the Name of the Accountant General of the Court of Exchequer.

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