BEING A PLAN FOR MELIORATING
THE CONDITION OF MAN,
BY CREATING IN EVERY NATION,
A NATIONAL FUND,
To Pay to every Person, when arrived at the Age of
TWENTY-ON. Y.ARS, the Sum of FIFTEEN
POUNDS Sterling, to enable HIM or HER to begin
Ten Pounds Sterling per Annum during life to every
Person now living of the Age of FIFTY YEARS, and to
all others when they shall arrive at that Age, to enable
them to live in Old Age without Wretchedness, and
go decently out of the World.
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Book title: Rights of Man, Common Sense, and Other Political Writings.
Contributors: Thomas Paine - Author, Mark Philp - Editor.
Publisher: Oxford University Press.
Place of publication: Oxford.
Publication year: 1995.
Page number: 409.
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