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" ... he calls the sea the British Common. He is acquainted with commerce in all its parts, and will tell you that it is a stupid and barbarous way to extend dominion by arms, for true power is to be got by arts and industry. He will often argue, that if... "
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1803
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1778
...induftry. He will often argue, that if this part of our trade were well cultivated, we fhould gain from ore nation ; and if another, from another. I have heard him prove, that diligence makes more lafting acquifitions than valour, and that floth has ruined more nations than the fword. He abounds...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...ftupid and barbarous "way to extend dominion by arms; for true power is to be got by arts and induftry. He will often argue, that if this part of our trade were well cultivated, we fliould gain from one nation; and if another, from another. I have heard him prove, that diligence...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen ..., Volume 8, Part 2

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - Literature - 1795
...ftupid and barbarous Way to extend Dominion by Arms; for true Power is to be got by Arts and Induftry. He will often argue, that if this Part of our Trade were well cultivated, we fhould gain from one Naiion; and if another, from another. I have lieared him prove, that Diligence...
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The new and complete dictionary of the English language

John Ash - 1795
...of our trade were well cultivated, we fhould gain " from one nation ; and if another from another." He will often argue, that if this part of our trade were well cultivated, we Oiould gain from one nation ; and if another, fart of лит trade -win ivtll tultrvatrd, tut Jhould...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen ..., Volume 8, Part 2

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1795
...and if another, from another. I have beared him prove* that Diligence makes more lafting Acquifmons than Valour, and that Sloth has ruined more Nations than the Sword. He abounds in lèverai frugal Maximes, aiiiongft which the greateft Favourite is, A penny faved is a penny got. A...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...commerce in all its parts, and will tell you, that it is a stupid and barbarous way to extend dominion by arms : for true power is to be got by arts and industry....should gain from one nation; and if another, from atiother. I have heard him prove, that diligence makes more lasting acquisitions than valour, and that...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...a few more can be admitted here. In the following instance there is a very considerable one ; as, " He will often argue, that if this part of our trade...gain from one nation ; and if another, from another ;" that is, " He will often argue, that if this part of our trade were well cultivated, we should gain...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...tre.de were well cultivated, we should gain from one nation ; and if another, from another ;" that is, " He will often argue, that if this part of our trade...cultivated, we should gain from one nation, and if another part of our trade were well cultivated, we should gain from unother nation." : As the ellipsis occurs...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 328 pages
...few more can be admitted here. In the following inftance there is a very confiderable «ne ; as, " He will often argue, that if this part of our trade were well cultivated, we fhould gain from one nation ; and if another, from another ;" that is, " He will often argoe, that...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...were well cultivated, we should gain from one nr,tion ; and if another, from another ;" that is, " He will often argue, that if this part of our trade were well culuvated, we should gain from one nation, and if another part of our trade were well cultivated, we...
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