The creed and laws of a people act powerfully upon their economical condition ;
and this again , by its influence on their mental development and social relations ,
reacts upon their creed and laws . But though the subjects are in very close ...
are much richer communities in which portions of the inhabitants are in a
condition , as to subsistence and comfort , as little enviable as that of the savage .
The first great advance beyond this state consists in the domestication of the
... government , by collecting small sums from great numbers , is enabled , with
any tolerable management , to make a show of riches quite out of proportion to
the general condition of the society ; and hence the 30 PRELIMINARY
the general condition of the society ; and hence the inveterate impression , of
which Europeans have only at a late period been disabused , concerning the
great opulence of Oriental nations . In this wealth , without reckoning the large
Such , in its general features , is the economical condition of most of the countries
of Asia , as it has been from beyond the commencement of authentic history , and
is still , wherever not disturbed by foreign influences . In the agricultural ...
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