William Cobbett quotes

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Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national ...
Nouns of number, or multitude, such as Mob, Parliament, Rabble, House of Commons, Regiment, Court of King's Bench, Den of Thieves, ...
... but I do not remember ever having seen a newspaper in the house; and, most certainly, that privation did not render us less in ...
I would have these good people to recollect, that the laws of this country hold out to foreigners an offer of all that liberty of ...
As to politics, we were like the rest of the country people in England; that is to say, we neither knew nor thought any thing abou ...
Men of integrity are generally pretty obstinate, in adhering to an opinion once adopted.
I began my editorial career with the presidency of Mr. Adams, and my principal object was to render his administration all the ass ...
Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Canada are the horns, the head, the neck, the shins, and the hoof of the ox, and the United States ...
A full belly to the labourer was, in my opinion, the foundation of public morals and the only source of real public peace.
I was a countryman and a father before I was a writer on political subjects.... Born and bred up in the sweet air myself, I was re ...
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