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... of Political Economy, he perpetually appeals to other and often far larger
considerations than pure Political Economy affords—that he gives that well-
grounded feeling of command over the al principles of the subject for purposes of
principles of the subject for purposes of practice, owing to which the “Wealth of
Nations,” alone among treatises on Political Economy, has not only been popular
with general readers, but has impressed itself strongly on the minds of men of the
Inevery department of human affairs, Practice long precedes Science : systematic
enquiry into the modes of action of the powers of nature, is the tardy product of a
long course of efforts to use those powers for practical ends. The conception ...
enabled them, by turning a handle, to make one of the stones revolve upon the
other; and this process, a little improved, is still the common practice of the East.
The muscular exertion, however, which it required, was very severe and ...
If a new process is adopted which proves no better, or not so good as those
before in use, the labour expended in perfecting the invention and in carrying it
into practice, though employed for a productive purpose, is wasted. Productive
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