People will still listen to Handel's "Messiah" for centuries to come, whatever the reality behind it. The music is glorious. The words? Well, be honest, it's a fair bet that most people don't know exactly what's being sung about anyway.
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When all else fails, the capacity to impose taxation on its citizens is the only recourse left to sovereigns for convincing bankers and investors of their credit worthiness as borrowers.
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