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" ... seems to imagine that he can arrange the different members of a great society, with as much ease as the hand arranges the different pieces upon a chess-board: he does not consider that the pieces upon the chessboard have no other principle of motion... "
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by Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments: Or, An Essay Towards an Analysis of the ...

Adam Smith - Ethics - 1817 - 598 pages
...he does not consider that the pieces upon the chessboard have no other principle of motion besides that which the hand impresses upon them; but that,...human society, every single piece has a principle of motion of its own, altogether different from that which the legislature might choose to impress upon...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 63

1839
...pieces on the chess-board have no other principle of motion beside that which the hand impresses on them ; but that, in the great chess-board of human society, every single piece has a principle of motion of its own, altogether different from that which the legislature may choose to impress upon...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 63

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1839
...pieces on the chess-board have no other principle of motion beside that which the hand impresses on them ; but that, in the great chess-board of human society, every single piece has a principle of motion of its own, altogether different from that which the legislature may choose to impress upon...
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The theory of moral sentiments, or, An essay towards an analysis of the ...

Adam Smith, Dugald Stewart - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1853
...he does not consider that the pieces upon the chess-board have no other principle of motion besides that which the hand impresses upon them ; but that,...human society, every single piece has a principle of motion of its own, altogether different from that which the legislature might choose to impress upon...
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Lives of Philosophers of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Biography - 1855 - 492 pages
...some ot the meanest of them excepted, who may perhaps condescend to become his dependants ; nor does he always acquire any new ones. The pride of his new...that in the great chess-board of human society, every sinjjle piece has a principle of action of its own, altogether different from that which the legislature...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Lectures on political economy ... To ...

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - Philosophy - 1856
...chess-board. They do not consider that the pieces upon the chess-board have no other principle of motion than that which the hand impresses upon them, but that...human society every single piece has a principle of motion of its own altogether different from that which the Legislature might choose to impress upon...
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The collected works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 9

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 1856
...chess-board. They do not consider that the pieces upon the chess-board have no other principle of motion than that which the hand impresses upon them, but that...human society every single piece has a principle of motion of its own altogether different from that which the Legislature might choose to impress upon...
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Essays On, I. Moral Sentiments: II. Astronomical Inquiries; III. Formation ...

Adam Smith - Philosophy - 1869 - 473 pages
...He does not consider that the pieces upon the chess-board have no other principle of motion besides that which the hand impresses upon them; but that,...human society, every single piece has a principle of motion of its own, altogether different from that which the legislature might choose to impress upon...
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Adam Smith

Francis Wrigley Hirst - Economists - 1904 - 240 pages
...society with as much ease as the hand arranges the different pieces upon a chessboard." He forgets that "in the great chessboard of human society every single piece has a principle of motion of its own, altogether different from that which the legislature might choose to impress upon...
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The Rise and Decline of the Free Trade Movement

William Cunningham - Free trade - 1905 - 212 pages
...he does not consider that the pieces upon the chess-board have no other principle of motion besides that which the hand impresses upon them, but that,...human society, every single piece has a principle of motion of its own altogether different from that which the legislator might choose to impress upon...
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