Sailors; Sailing; Impressment; Social classes; Deception; Male impersonators; Women; Aristocracy (Social class); Man-woman relationships; Love; Social classes; Popular music -- England -- 19th century;
A woman poses as a duke to rescue her lover from a pressgang.
One of the goals of the present federal income tax system is to tax individuals to the extent of their ability to pay. This concept of vertical equity did not originate in the current century. Analysis of the tax laws of the American colonies...
Household employees; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horse-drawn omnibuses; Coach drivers; Social classes; Aristocracy (Social class); Alcoholic beverages; Wit and humor; Popular music -- England -- 19th century;
A coachman is paid to drink and taxi his employer.
Social classes; Social conflict; Wealth; Poor; Poverty; Clergy; Judgment; Representative government and representation; John Bull (Symbolic character); Taxation; Popular music -- England -- 19th century;
Inheritance and succession; Poor; Wealth; Social acceptance; Social classes; Social conflict; Aristocracy (Social class); Snobs and snobbishness; Marriage; Family; Dandies; France; Food; Wine; Popular music -- England -- 19th century;
A man inherits money from his family and changes his lifestyle.