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Rural Rides

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Author: William Cobbett
Published: 1830
Language: English
Wordcount: 285,267 / 791 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.8
LoC Category: GV
Downloads: 947
Added to site: 2010.11.08
mnybks.net#: 29490
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Travel, Essays
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e, and pay him more than a third of the rent that they have paid him while the debt was contracting? I know that such a man does not lose his estate at once; but, without rents, what is the estate? And that the Jews will receive the far greater part of his rents is certain, unless the interest of the Debt be reduced. LORD CAERNARVON told a man, in 1820, that he did not like my politics. But what did he mean by my politics? I have no politics but such as he ought to like. I want to do away with that infernal system, which, after having beggared and pauperized the Labouring Classes, has now, according to the Report, made by the Ministers themselves to the House of Commons, plunged the owners of the land themselves into a state of distress, for which those Ministers themselves can hold out no remedy! To be sure, I labour most assiduously to destroy a system of distress and misery; but is that any reason why a Lord should dislike my politics? However, dislike or like t

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