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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. "
PRINCIPLES OF SOCIAL SCIENCE - Page 470
by H.C. CAREY - 1858
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - 1811
...to a single order of men, is in many different ways hurtful to the general interest of the country. To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...however, a project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers ; but extremely fit for a nation whose government is influenced by shopkeepers. Such statesmen,...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith, Garnier (M., Germain) - Economics - 1811
...to a single order of men, is in many different ways hurtful to the general interest of the country. To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers, may at first appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. It is, however, a project altogether unfit for...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 23

1820
...manufactures which they will create in return. Mr. Maltlius speaks indeed of the impolicy of ' founding a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers;' but neither the means nor the end to which his remarks apply are the same as those now under consideration:...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 23

1820
...manufactures which they will create in return. Mr. Malthas speaks indeed of the impolicy of ' founding a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers ;' but neither the means nor the end to which his remarks apply are the same as those now under consideration...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 23

Religion - 1820
...manufactures which they will create in return. Mr. Malthus speaks indeed of the impolicy of ' founding a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers ;' but neither the means nor the end to which his remarks apply are the same as those now under consideration...
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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. With a comm ...

Adam Smith - 1836
...to a single order of men is in many different ways hurtful to the general interest of the country. To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...however, a project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers ; but extremely fit for aj}^? tion whose government is influenced by shopkeepers. Such...
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The Progress of the Nation: In Its Various Social and Economical ..., Volume 3

George Richardson Porter - Great Britain - 1843
...describes the origin of this spirit of monopoly with regard to the trade with our colonies : " To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...however, a project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers ; but extremely fit for a nation whose government is influenced by shopkeepers. Such statesmen,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1888
...again, Adam Smith, in his ' Wealth of Nations' (1775, and in octavo edition, 1602, ii. 439), said, " To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers." In neither of these cases, however, was the term "shopkeeper" applied contemptuously. This was reserved...
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Notes and Queries

William White - Questions and answers - 1888
...again, Adam Smith, in his ' Wealth of Nations' (1775, and in octavo edition, 1802, ii. 439), said, " To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising...appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers." In neither of these cases, however, was the term " shopkeeper " applied contemptuously. This was reserved...
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The Progress of the Nation: In Its Various Social and Economical Relations ...

George Richardson Porter - Great Britain - 1851 - 846 pages
...trade with our colonies : " To found a great empire for the sole puq>ose of raising up a pe"p' ' of customers may at first sight appear a project fit only for a nation ' : shopkeepers. It is, however, a project altogether unfit for a nation of slu'jkeepers ; but extremely...
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