Title page from A Collection of Tracts, vol. I

Part of: A Collection of Tracts, 2 vols. (1751) A Collection of Tracts, vol. I

Volume 1 of a two part collection of essays by Trenchard and Gordon which includes essays on standing armies, various sermons, on debt, taxation, and religion.

Key Quotes

War & Peace

I will venture to say, that if this Army does not make us Slaves, we are the only People upon Earth in such Circumstances that ever escaped it, with the 4th part of their number… If this Army does not enslave us, it is barely because we have a virtuous Prince that will not attempt it; and it is a…