All know that it is one thing to be rich, another thing to be enlightened, brave, or
humane; that the questions how a nation ... Those things, indeed, are all
indirectly connected, and react upon one another, A people has sometimes
become free, ...
things. to. render the assumption which is the basis of the mercantile system
plausible, there is also some small ... not in proportion to the useful and
agreeable things of which he is in the actual enjoyment, but to his commantl over
the general ...
the Mercantile Theory could not fail to be seen in its true character when men
began, even in an imperfect manner, to explore into the foundations of things,
and seek their premises from elementary facts, and not from the forms and
phrases of ...
Wealth, then, may be defined, all useful or agreeable things which possess
exchangeable value; or, in other words, all useful or agreeable things except
those which can be obtained, in the quantity desired, without labour or sacrifice.
To this ...
This one operation, of putting things into fit places for being acted upon by their
own internal forces, and by those residing in other natural objects, is all that man
does, or can do, with mat ter. He only moves one thing to or from another.
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