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 304editado por - 1900Visualização integral
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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...