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" It is true I cannot prevent the introduction of the flowing poison ; gain-seeking and corrupt men will for profit and sensuality, defeat my wishes ; but nothing will induce me to derive a revenue from the vice and misery of my people. "
On Taxation: How it is Raised and how it is Expended - Página 89
de Leone Levi - 1860 - 255 páginas
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 15

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1857
...Majesty," the Queen of the British Empire, and to those Christian Merchants, the East India Company. " It is true I cannot prevent the introduction of the...corrupt men will for profit and sensuality, defeat my withes. But nothing will induce me to derive a revenue from the vice and misery of my people." Still...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 25

1850
...urged to legalize the trade, the emperor replied in these memorable words — " It is true, "said he, " I cannot prevent the introduction of the flowing poison...for profit and sensuality, defeat my wishes ; but nothmg will induce me to derive a revenue from the vice and misery of my people." One result of the...
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China; political, commercial, and social; an official report, Volume 2

Robert Montgomery Martin - 1847
...recorded his sentiments in 1844, in an answer which would have been worthy of a Christian monarch : — " IT IS TRUE, I CANNOT PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF THE...A REVENUE FROM THE VICE AND MISERY OF MY PEOPLE." But money was deemed of more consequence in Hong Kong than morality; it was determined in the name...
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Howitt's Journal of Literature and Popular Progress, Volume 2

William Howitt - 1847
...of opium, as he could not effect its exclusion, and thus make a profit of it, what was his reply ? " It is true I cannot prevent the introduction of the...flowing poison. Gain-seeking and corrupt men will, for jirofit and sensuality, defeat my wishes, but nothing will induce me to derive a benefit front the...
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China and the Chinese: Their Religion, Character, Customs, and ..., Volume 1

Henry Charles Sirr - 1849
...memorable words, used when urged to legalize the trade in opium. "It it true" said the Emperor, " / cannot prevent the introduction of the flowing poison...REVENUE from the VICE AND MISERY OF MY PEOPLE." The consumption of opium is rapidly increasing in China, and consequently the trade increases in proportion;...
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An Essay on the Opium Trade: Including a Sketch of Its History, Extent ...

Nathan Allen - 1850 - 68 páginas
...righteously recorded his sentiments in an answer which would have been worthy of a Christian monarch : — ' It is true I cannot prevent the introduction of the...a revenue from the vice and misery of my people.' But money was deemed of more consequence in Hong Kong than morality ; it was determined in the name...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 23

1850
...righteously recorded his sentiments in an answer which would, have been worthy of a Christian monarch: — ' It is true I cannot prevent the introduction of the...to derive a revenue from the vice and misery of my people.'1 But money was deemed of more consequence in Hong Kong than morality ; it was determined,...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 23

1850
...It is true I cannot prevent the introduction of the flowiny poison : gain-seeking and corrupt tuen will, for profit and sensuality, defeat my wishes...derive a revenue from the vice and misery of my people? But money was deemed of more consequence in Hong Kong than morality ; it was determined, in the name...
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The Future Wealth of America: Being a Glance at the Resources of the United ...

Francis Bonynge - 1852 - 242 páginas
...present Ruler of China, and worthy Emperor of 500,000,000 of people, with: true greatness responded : " It is true I cannot prevent the introduction of the...a revenue from the vice and misery of my people." PRESENT AND FUTURE OF THE UNITED STATES. IF this subject be considered fully, and such reasonable data...
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Pictorial History of China and India: Comprising a Description of Those ...

Robert Sears - 1851 - 592 páginas
...memorable words used when urged to legalize the trade in opium. " It is true," said he, " I can not prevent the introduction of the flowing poison : gain-seeking...revenue from the vice and misery of my people." The consumption of opium is rapidly increasing in China, and consequently the trade increases in proportion...
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