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... than is found necessary in France, or any other country in which, the habit and
the disposition to give credit not being so generally diffused, these “economizing
expedients,” as they have been called, are not practised to the same extent.
The assignats “represented * an immense amount of highly valuable property,
namely the lands of the crown, the church, the monasteries, and the emigrants;
amounting possibly to half the territory of France. They were in fact, orders or ...
To France, Germany, or Switzerland, capital moves perhaps almost as readily as
to the colonies; the differences of language and government being scarcely so
great a hindrance as climate and distance. To countries still barbarous, or, like ...
England sends cloth to Germany, and gives 10 yards of it for 17 yards of linen, or
for something else which in Germany is the equivalent of those 17 yards. Another
country, as for example France, does the same. The one giving 10 yards of ...
In the case just now supposed, of a competition between England and France,
the state of international values affected both competitors alike, since they were
supposed to trade with the same country, and to export and import the same ...
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