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A Statistical Account of the British Empire: Exhibiting Its Extent, Physical ... - Page 4
by John Ramsay McCulloch, John Ramsay M'Culloch - 1839
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - 1786 - 538 pages
...home-market to the produce of domeftic induftry, in any particular art or manufacture, is in fome meafure to direct private people in what manner they ought to employ their capitals, and muft, in almoft all cafes,. be either a ufelefs or a hurtful regulation. If the produce of domeftic...
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Defence of usury: shewing the impolicy of the present legal restraints on ...

Jeremy Bentham - 1787 - 230 pages
...to the produce of do" meftic induftry, in any particular " art or manufacture, is in fomc mea** fure to direct private people in what " manner they ought to employ their " capitals, and muft in almoft all cafes " be either a ufclefs or a hurtful regu*' lation." — Thus far you :...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - 1789 - 550 pages
...home-market to the produce of domeftic induftry, in any particular art or manufacture, is in fome meafure to direct private people in what manner they ought to employ their capitals, and muft, in almofl all cafes, be either a uielefs or a hurtful regulation. If the produce of domeftic...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - 1811 - 538 pages
...his local situation judge much better than any statesman or lawgiver can do for him. The statesman, who should attempt to direct private people in what...to no council or senate whatever, and which would nowhere be so dangerous as in the hands of a man who had folly and presumption enough to fancy himself...
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The American Review of History and Politics, and General ..., Volume 1

1811 - 558 pages
...pronounces the following opinion on a similar exercise of ptm-or. " The statesman, who should 'ittempt to direct private people in what manner they ought...employ their capitals, would not only load himself with :i most unnecessary attention, but assume an authority which could safely be trusted not only to no...
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The Works of Adam Smith: The nature and causes of the wealth of nations

Adam Smith - 1811 - 852 pages
...home-market to the produce of domeftic induflry, in any parti, cular art or manufacture, is in fome meafure to direct private people in what manner they ought to employ their capitals, and muft, in almofl all cafes, be either a ufelefs or a hurtful regulation. If the produce of domeftic...
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Observations on the Character, Customs, and Superstitions of the Irish: And ...

Daniel Dewar - 1812 - 374 pages
...local "situation judge much better than any states" man or lawgiver can do for him. The states" man, who should attempt to direct private " people in what...no single person, but to no council or .*' senate whatever,and which would nowhere be ." so dangerous as in the hands of a man who had ** folly and presumptipn...
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An Inquiry Into the Various Systems of Political Economy: Their Advantages ...

Charles Ganilh - 1812 - 504 pages
...any statesman or lawgiver can do for him. The statesman who should attempt to direct private peppie in what manner they ought to employ their capitals,...would « not only load himself with a most unnecessary concern, but as'' sume an authority which could neither be safely trusted to any -' single person,...
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An Inquiry Into the Various Systems of Political Economy: Their Advantages ...

Charles Ganilh - 1812 - 520 pages
...'•• situation, judge much better than any statesman or lawgiver " can do for him. The statesman who should attempt to direct " private people in what manner they ought to employ their capi" tals, would not only load himself with a most unnecessary con. " cern, but assume an authority...
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Defense of Usury: Shewing the Impolicy of the Present Legal Restraints on ...

Jeremy Bentham - 1816 - 292 pages
...local situation. " judge much better than any states" man or lawgiver can do for him. " The statesman, who should attempt " to direct private people in what ** manner they ought to employ their * B. IV. ch. ii. vol. ii. p. 182, edit. 8vo. " capitals> " capitals, would not only load him" self...
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