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attainment of one of them, if pursued by itself.
If then there be any one of them in the instance
of which the advantage obtained is affords an adequate equivalent for
the expence, the other or the two others may thus
be said to be obtained gratis.

The expence here in question may be distinguished
into expence for what is commonly
meant by expence, viz: pecuniary expence –
and vexation; which if not strictly included
under the acceptation of the term expence; can
no otherwise be estimated (as is intimated by Adam
Smith) than by reference to the expence which a
man would willingly be subjected to, rather than
undergo it.

All measures of the coercion cast that is
all legislative measures but those which consist
in the modification or abregation of existing use
that involve what may be termed vexation
(for all coercion is productive of vexation) in their
result: avoidance of vexation being absolutely
impossible, there remains only this problem –
viz: from a given necessary quantity of political vexation,
to extend as much political advantage
as possible, in all imaginable shapes.

Between Police and Revenue there is happily
a sort of natural connection, which requires
only to be improved: insomuch that from the quantity
of vexation necessary to be produced for the
sake of those purposes, a quantity of advantage one of those objects, there
either accrues without contrivance, or by by contrivance
may be made to accrue a quantity of
advantage referable to the other. In the association
between


Identifier: | JB/149/150/001
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Date_1

Marginal Summary Numbering

5-6

Box

149

Main Headings

police bill

Folio number

150

Info in main headings field

Image

001

Titles

Category

text sheet

Number of Pages

1

Recto/Verso

recto

Page Numbering

f2

Penner

jeremy bentham

Watermarks

Marginals

jeremy bentham

Paper Producer

Corrections

Paper Produced in Year

Notes public

ID Number

50004

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