Speeches on Some Current Political Questions

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Macmillan, 1873 - Finance - 278 pages
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Page 209 - cannot answer the question, because I do not adopt the theory that the square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares described on the other two sides of a right-angled triangle.
Page 47 - We hold ourselves bound to the natives of our Indian territories by the same obligations of duty which bind us to all our other subjects, and those obligations, by the blessing of Almighty God, we shall faithfully and conscientiously fulfil.
Page 46 - We hold ourselves bound to the natives of our Indian territories by the same obligations of duty which bind us to all our other subjects, and those obligations, by the blessing of Almighty God, we shall faithfully and conscientiously fulfil.
Page 239 - in moving the following resolution :—That in the opinion of this House, it is desirable to adopt some new arrangements with regard to the Law Officers of the Crown, with the object of securing for the public the undivided attention of those who are primarily responsible for introducing measures of law reform and
Page 1 - taxation which has for years been going on,' and that the 'continuance of that feeling is a political danger the magnitude of which can hardly be over-estimated,
Page 22 - that he regarded the income-tax as "about as bad and obnoxious a mode of raising revenue as it is possible to imagine in a country like India.
Page 216 - I beg to thank the House for the patience with which they have listened to me, and I
Page 102 - He found Travancore when he went there in 1849 in the lowest stage of degradation. He has left it a model state.
Page 54 - about as bad and obnoxious a mode of raising revenue as it is possible to imagine in a country like India.
Page 12 - The truth is that your resources are so limited that if you should outrun the constable a little, you are at once landed in a deficit. You cannot expand any of your taxation ; you cannot create new taxation, with the exception of the

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