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" This is the day on which many eminent authors will probably publish their last words. I am afraid that few of our weekly historians, who are men that above all others delight in war, will be able to subsist under the weight of a stamp, and an approaching... "
The Library - Página 304
editado por - 1900
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A History of England from the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815, Volume 1

Sir Spencer Walpole - 1878 - 478 páginas
...is the day,' wrote Addison, ' on which many eminent authors will probably publish their last works. I am afraid that few of our weekly historians, who...will be able to subsist under the weight of a stamp duty in approaching peace.' As a matter of fact many newspapers at once expired ; and, perhaps from...
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A History of England from the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815, Volume 1

Sir Spencer Walpole - 1879 - 542 páginas
...is the day,' wrote Addison, ' on which many eminent authors will probably publish their last works. I am afraid that few of our weekly historians, who...will be able to subsist under the weight of a stamp duty in approaching peace.' As a matter of fact many newspapers at once expired ; and, perhaps from...
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The Leigh parish magazine. [With] Parish magazine, ed. by J.E. Clarke

1879
...Methinks the stampings are worth a halfpenny.' In the Spectator of August 5th, 1712, we read :— ' This is the day on which many eminent authors will probably publish their last works. I am afraid that few of our weekly historians, who are men that above all others delight in...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 6

Joseph Addison - 1883
...the right. THIS is the day on which many eminent authors will proba bly publish their last words.1 I am afraid that few of our weekly historians, who are men tkat above all others delight in war, will be able to subsist under the weight of a stamp, and an approaching...
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Macaulay's Essay on Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1898 - 201 páginas
...probably publish their last works. I am afraid that few of our weekly historians, who are men that, above others, delight in war, will be able to subsist under the weight of a stamp and approaching peace." This act continued in force for nearly a century and a half. Page 96, line 13....
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Macaulay's Essay on Addison

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1898 - 201 páginas
...price and said, "This is the day on which many eminent writers will probably publish their last works. I am afraid that few of our weekly historians, who are men that, above others, delight in war, will be able to subsist under the weight of a stamp and approaching peace."...
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The Westminster Review, Volume 158

1902
...a text on which to hang a little gentle mirth. " This is the day on which many eminent authors will publish their last words. I am afraid that few of our weekly historians, who are men that above others delight in war, will be able to subsist under the weight of a stamp and an approaching peace....
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The Reign of Queen Anne, Volume 2

Justin McCarthy - 1902
...force on August 1, and Addison, writing in the Spectator on the day before, described that date as " the day on which many eminent authors will probably publish their last words." " I am afraid," he goes on to say, " that few of our weekly historians, who are men above all others who delight in...
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The Newspaper and Authority

Lucy Maynard Salmon - 1923 - 505 páginas
...cured by such a remedy as a tax upon the smaller papers." 8 The Spectator announces July 31, 1712, "This is the day on which many eminent authors will...the weight of a stamp, and an approaching peace." Defoe, as Lee states, "had written much on the regulation of the press, and deplored the licentious...
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The Idea of a Free Press: The Enlightenment and Its Unruly Legacy

David A. Copeland, Daniel Schorr - 2006 - 285 páginas
...country's periodicals, since books were exempt. The tax spurred Joseph Addison to write in The Spectator, "This is the Day on which many eminent Authors will probably Publish their Last Words." Other methods of controlling the press were also employed. Subsidization, or political patronage, was...
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