The Elements of Commerce, Politics, and Finance: In Three Treastises on Those Important Subjects. Designed as a Supplement to the Education of British Youth, After They Quit the Public Universities of Private Academies

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author, and sold, 1772 - Business education - 464 pages
 

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Page 311 - That levying money for or to the use of the crown, by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time, or in other manner, than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal.
Page 24 - Elizabeth under the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies.
Page 283 - The Judgment of Whole Kingdoms and Nations, Concerning the Rights, Power, and Prerogative of Kings, and the Rights, Privileges, and Properties of the People: Shewing, The Nature of Government in general, both from God and Man.
Page 227 - ... purpofes of human life. IF both the earlieft and the lateft accounts collected from every quarter of the earth , reprefent mankind as...
Page 180 - ... if the exports exceed the imports, it is concluded the nation gets by the general course of its trade, it being supposed that the overplus is imported in bullion, and so adds to the treasure of the kingdom; gold and silver being taken for the measure and standard of riches.
Page 373 - ... are either mediately or immediately appointed by the crown, and removable at pleasure without any reason assigned: these, it requires but little penetration to see, must give that power, on which they depend for subsistence, an influence most amazingly extensive.
Page 25 - ... to the judge of the admiralty, the recorder of London, two doctors of the civil law, two common lawyers, and eight merchants ; any...
Page 156 - ... for others, but gets a plantation of his own; no man continues long a journeyman to a trade, but goes among those new settlers, and sets up for himself, &c.
Page 422 - after an existence of a few years, expired the Sinking Fund — that sacred blessing, once the nation's only hope, prematurely and cruelly destroyed by its own parent. Could it have escaped the hands of violence it would have made us the envy and terror of the world, by leaving us at this time not only tax-free, but in possession of a treasure, greater perhaps than ever was enjoyed by any kingdom.
Page 229 - Thou malt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy foul, and with all thy mind. This is the firft and great commandment. And the fecond is like unto it, Thou fhalt love thy neighbour as thyfelf. On thefe two commandments hang all the Law and the Prophets.

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