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" To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers, may at first sight appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. "
The Costs of War: America's Pyrrhic Victories - Página 200
editado por - 1997 - 450 páginas
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The Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary, Volumen3

John Ogilvie - 1883
...in a shop or by retail, In distinction from a merchant, or one who sells by wholesale; a tradesman. To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...people of customers may at first sight appear a project only for a nation Qtshofkttperj. std. Smith. 2. An article that has been long on hand in a shop; as,...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...printed in 1778, perhaps at Berne ; the place of publication is not given. — Wells's Life of Adams. To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers may at first sight apjiear a project fit only fur a nation of shopkeepers. — Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations, Vol. ii....
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith - 1884 - 445 páginas
...to a single order of men, is in many different ways hurtful to the general interest of the country. To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...fit for a nation whose government is influenced by shop keepers. Such statesmen, and such statesmen only, are capable of fancying that they will find...
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Lectures on the Industrial Revolution in England: Popular Addresses, Notes ...

Arnold Toynbee - 1884 - 256 páginas
...allowed to export to England, or even from one colony to another. Adam Smith might well say, that " to found a great empire, for the sole purpose of raising...appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers." 1 Nothing contributed more than this commercial system to the Declaration of Independence, and it is...
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THE WEARING OF THE GREEN

BASIL - 1884
...belly ?—Anmer of Imemm All Zadi to Mr, Layar<Fs attempt to suggest another motivs for Ms laiows, To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...first sight appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers.—ADAM SMITH. IT must be allowed that both Miles and Maurice were hasty in their condemnation,...
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Belgravia: A London Magazine, Volumen54

1884
...Layard's attempt to sngqa-t another ittotii'c jor his labours. ' To found a great empire for the solo purpose of raising up a people of customers may at...appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers.' — AD.VM SMITH. IT must be allowed that both Miles and Maurice were hasty in their condemnation, unheard,...
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Lectures on the Industrial Revolution in England: Popular Addresses, Notes ...

Arnold Toynbee - 1887 - 263 páginas
...allowed to export to England, or even from one colony to another. Adam Smith might well say, that " to found a great empire, for the sole purpose of raising...appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers." 1 Nothing contributed more than this commercial system to the Declaration of Independence, and it is...
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The Bookmart, Volumen4

Richard Halkett - 1887
...the ' Wealth of Nations,' 177ft, Vol, ii., Book iv, Ch. vii. Part 8, occurs the following passage— "To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers, may at lii>t sight appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers." The quotation from Adams's Oration...
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Benjamin Franklin: His Life

Benjamin Franklin - 1888 - 311 páginas
...same year that American independence was declared, Smith said : "To found a great empire [America] for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers,...a nation of shopkeepers. It is, however, a project . . . extremely fit for a nation whose government is influenced by shopkeepers. . . . England purchased...
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A History of England from the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815, Volumen6

Sir Spencer Walpole - 1890
..."the universally received opinion among all men of enlightened political views, that the interests 1 "To found a great empire, for the sole purpose of...nation whose government is influenced by shopkeepers." Wealth of Nations, vol. ii. p. 439. Arthur Young says practically the same thing: "The entire administration...
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