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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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The Era Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Količina 10

1902
...originate it. In 1775 Adam Smith had said, in a general way and with no special application to England: "To found a great Empire for the sole purpose of raising...shopkeepers, but extremely fit for a nation whose §overnment is influenced by shopkeepers, uch statesmen, and such statesmen only, are capable of fancying...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 strani
...translation of this oration was printed in 1778, perhaps at Berne; the place of publication is not given." To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers may at tirst sight appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. — ADAM SMITH : Wealth of Nations,...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 strani
...translation of this oration was printed in 1778, perhaps at Berne; the place of publication is not given." To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers may at tirst sight appear a project fit only for a nation nf shopkeepers. — ADAM SMITH: Wealth oj' A'atioiu,...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 strani
...translation of this oration was printed ia 1778, perhaps at licrne; the place of publication i* noi given." To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a peopl* of customers may at first sight appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. —ADAM...
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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

1906 - 763 strani
...with smiles to call again. COWPER, The Task: Winter Walk at \Toon, lines 279—282 Shopkeepers. — To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...first sight appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers.3 ADAM SMITH, Wealth of Nations, IV, vii, 3 Short. — This is the short and the long of...
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Famous Sayings and Their Authors: A Collection of Historical Sayings in ...

Edward Latham - 1906 - 318 strani
...[under date May 31, 1817].— BE O'iMeara, Napoleon at St. Helena (ed. 1888, vol. 2, pp. 121-2); Also "To found a ' great empire for the sole purpose '...sight appear a project ' fit only for a nation of shopheepers, ' It is, however, a project altogether 'unfit for a nation oj shopheepers ; ' but extremely...
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William Pitt, Earl of Chatham: And the Growth and Division of the British ...

Walford Davis Green - 1906 - 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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Famous Sayings and Their Authors: A Collection of Historical Sayings in ...

Edward Latham - 1906 - 318 strani
...(ed. 1888, vol. 2, pp. 12t-2); Also "To found a ' great empire for the sole purpose ' of raising upa people of customers ' may at first sight appear a project ' fit only for a nation of shopheeper!. ' It is, however, a project altogether 'unfit for a nation oj shopheepers ; ' but extremely...
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History of India from the Earliest Times to the End of the ..., Količina 1

Henry George Keene - 1906 - 763 strani
...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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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1906
...off into reminiscences of the ' Wealth of Nations,' and informed the long-suffering envoys that ' we found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers.' The chiefs would find that trade would make them peaceable and happy and prosperous. Prosperity and...
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