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" ... are easily heated to outrage. Whatever the apparent cause of any riots may be, the real one is always want of happiness. It shows that something is wrong in the system of Government that injures the felicity by which society is to be preserved. "
An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, a View of Its Past and Present ... - Page 374
by Thomas Robert Malthus - 1809
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An Essay on the Principle of Population, as it Affects the Future ..., Volume 2

Thomas Robert Malthus - 1809 - 566 pages
...people known by this name in Europe could not exist in America. The number of people without property fa there, from the physical state of the country, comparatively...the principal cause of the riots, and yet be almost the principal cause of poverty, &c. wholly unconnected with any of the proceedings of government. The...
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An Examination of Opinions Maintained in the "Essay on the ..., Volume 2

J. C. Ross - 1827 - 462 pages
...of any riots may be, the real one is always want of happiness." " It shews, that something is wron§ in the system of government, that injures the felicity by which society is to be preserved." It may be imagined, " that this want of happiness might have existed, and, from ignorance alone, have...
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Political Economy: An Inquiry Into the Natural Grounds of Right to Vendible ...

Samuel Read - Economics - 1829 - 440 pages
...particular : — " Mr Paine very justly observes," says Mr Malthus, " that •whatever the apparent cause of any riots may be, the real one is always...the principal cause of the riots, and yet be almost tf holly unconnected with any of the proceedings of government."* A little afterwards he says, " the...
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Political Economy: An Inquiry Into the Natural Grounds of Right to Vendible ...

Samuel Read - Economics - 1829 - 444 pages
...very justly observes," says Mr Malthus, " that whatever the apparent cause of any riots may be, die real one is always want of happiness ; but when he...the principal cause of the riots, and yet be almost wholly unconnected with any of the proceedings of government."* A little afterwards he says, " the...
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volume 2

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1835 - 522 pages
...of any riots may be, the real one is always want of happiness. It shows that * 162 UK.;ITS op MAN. something is wrong in the system of government, that...the felicity by which society is to be preserved. But as fact is superior to reasoning, the instance of America presents itself to confirm these observations....
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volume 2

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1837 - 716 pages
...outrage. Whatever the apparent cause of any riots may be, the real one is always want of happiness. It shows that something is wrong in the system of...the felicity by which society is to be preserved. But as fact is superior to reasoning, the instance of America presents itself to confirm these observations....
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The Guardian Genius of the Federal Union, Or, Patriotic Admonitions on the ...

Thomas Branagan, Julius Rubens Ames - Charity organization - 1839 - 404 pages
...outrage. Whatever the apparent cause of any riots may be, the real one is always want of happiness. It shows that something is wrong in the system of...the felicity by which society is to be preserved. " But as fact is superior to reasoning, the instance of America presents itself to confirm these observations....
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The United States of North America as They are: Not as They are Generally ...

Thomas Brothers - Finance - 1840 - 538 pages
...heated to outrage. Whatever the apparent cause may be, the real cause is always the want of happiness. It shows that something is wrong in the system of...the felicity by which society is to be preserved. " But," he adds, " as fact is superior to reasoning, the instance of America presents itself, to confirm...
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Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution

Thomas Paine - France - 1856 - 168 pages
...cause of any riots may be, the real one is always want of happiness. It shews that something is wro g in the system of government, that injures the felicity by which society is to be preserved. But as fact is superior to reasoning, the instance of America presents itself to confirm these observations....
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volume 2

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1870 - 524 pages
...riots may be, the real one is always want of happiness. It shows that VOL. 11. 21 something is wrong m the system of government, that injures the felicity by which society is to be preserved. But as fact is superior to reasoning, the instance of America presents itself to confirm these observations....
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