The Art of Tetman Callis

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A balancing act

March 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

“Those whose office it is to look after the interests of the state will refrain from that form of liberality which robs one man to enrich another. Above all, they will use their best endeavours that everyone shall be protected in the possession of his own property by the fair administration of the law and […]

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Banking on it

March 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

“We must take measures that there shall be no indebtedness of a nature to endanger the public safety. It is a menace that can be averted in many ways; but should a serious debt be incurred, we are not to allow the rich to lose their property, while the debtors profit by what is their […]

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Tags: Cicero · Economics · Politics & Law · The Ancients