William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath
William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath (1684 – July 7, 1764) was an English politician, created Earl of Bath in 1742 by King George II.
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- The army causes taxes, the taxes cause discontents, & the discontents are alledged to make an army necessary. Thus you go in a circle.
- Cited in John Brewer, The Sinews of Power 8-10 (1988)