Caesar Decreed that the Entire World Be Taxed

“See those men on the door? They look like the Watch. They’ve got big truncheons. And everyone’s showing them a bit of paper as they go past. I don’t like the look of that,” said Maurice. “That looks like government to me.”

“We haven’t done anything wrong,” said the kid. “Not here, anyway.”

“You never know, with governments,” said Maurice.

The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, by Terry Pratchett, p. 32

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