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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 Library of Original Sources: Era of revolution - Stran 139
uredili: - 1907
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Staats- und sozialwissenschaftliche Forschungen ...

1891
...are thus erected into political maxiuis for the conduct of a great einpire3. Und: To found a grcat empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people...appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. Jt is, however, a project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers ; but extremely fit for a nation...
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History of India from the Earliest Times to the Present Day: For ..., Količina 2

Henry George Keene - 1893
...dominion in Asia. Adam Smith, the great British publicist of the day, drily remarked upon this : " To found a great Empire for the sole purpose of raising...people of customers may at first sight appear a project only worthy a nation of shopkeepers." But it was that practical spirit that first gave them the political...
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History of India from the Earliest Times to the Present Day: For ..., Količina 1

Henry George Keene - 1893
...after the passing of the Regulating Act, that Empire was coming ; adding the shrewd comment : — " To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of commerce may at first sight appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers " ; thus anticipating...
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History of India from the Earliest Times to the Present Day: For ..., Količina 1

Henry George Keene - 1893
...shrewd comment : — " To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of commerce may at first sight appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers " ; thus anticipating the sarcasm of Napoleon. When the words were written Warren Hastings had become...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 strani
...Sc. 3. L. 240. Traffic's thy god; and thy god confound thee! p. Timon of Athens. Act I. Sc. IL 246. To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. q. ADAM SMITH — Wealth of Nations. Vol. II. Bk. IV. Ch. VII. Pt. III. And what is true of a shopkeeper,...
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Industry in England: Historical Outlines

Henry de Beltgens Gibbins - 1896 - 479 strani
...of colonial possessions adopted by English statesmen and merchants, that he remarked bitterly that " to found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers." 4 " The maintenance of this monopoly," he adds, " has hitherto been the principal, or more properly,...
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Syllabi of the American Society for the Extension of University Teaching

American Society for Extension of University Teaching - 1897
...settlements made in distant parts of the world for the improvement of trade." — GEORGE GRENVILLE. " To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers, though extremely fit for a nation whose government is influenced by shopkeepers." — ADAM SMITH. "...
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The Imperial and Asiatic Quarterly Review and Oriental and Colonial Record

1899
...them what we call the blessings of civilization instead of taking lessons from them in savagery. " To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers," said Adam Smith, from whom I may conclude as I began by quoting, " may at first sight appear a project...
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William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, and the Growth and Division of the British ...

Walford Davis Green - 1901 - 391 strani
...than any foreign Power, but astutely adds that this did not arise altogether from disinterestedness. " To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...customers, may at first sight appear a project fit for a nation of shopkeepers." The traders of England wished that " the cultivators of America might...
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The Great Anarchy: Or, Darkness Before Dawn. Sketches of Military Adventure ...

Henry George Keene - 1901 - 177 strani
...for much of its brute matter. Long ago had Adam Smith observed upon the singularity of the attempt " to found a great Empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers ; " but since his time the attempt had come into the sphere of practical politics ; the British nation...
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