The Budget: On Commercial and Colonial Policy. With an Introduction, in which the Deductive Method, as Presented in Mr. Mill's System of Logic, is Applied to the Solution of Some Controverted Questions in Political Economy

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Smith, Elder, 1844 - 427 עמודים

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עמוד xvii - Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth, which is paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil.
עמוד 360 - To judge whether such retaliations are likely to produce such an effect, does not perhaps, belong so much to the science of a legislator, whose deliberations ought to be governed by general principles which are always the same, as to the skill of that insidious .and crafty animal, vulgarly called a statesman or politician, whose councils are directed by the momentary fluctuations of affairs.
עמוד 345 - These feelings, which I should be sorry to see weakened, induce most men of property to be satisfied with a low rate of profits in their own country, rather than seek a more advantageous employment for their wealth in foreign nations.
עמוד viii - Experience, however, shows that the fancied or real insecurity of capital, when not under the immediate control of its owner, together with the natural disinclination which every man has to quit the country of his birth and connections, and intrust himself, with all his habits fixed, to a strange government and new laws, check the emigration of capital.
עמוד 103 - B to the Report of the Commissioners, appointed to inquire into the condition of the metal mines of Great Britain, with reference to the health and safety of the persons employed in such mines.
עמוד 42 - Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep if Atticus were he?
עמוד x - ... combined with them. If the set of circumstances supposed have been copied from those of any existing society, the conclusions will be true of that society, provided, and in as far as, the effect of those circumstances shall not be modified by others which have not been taken into the account. If we desire a nearer approach to concrete truth, we can only aim at it by taking, or endeavoring to take, a greater number of individualizing circumstances into the computation.
עמוד 373 - Strange — that where Nature loved to trace, As if for Gods, a dwelling-place, And every charm and grace hath mix'd Within the paradise she fix'd, There man enamour'd of distress, Should mar it into wilderness...
עמוד 360 - When there is no probability that any such repeal can be procured, it seems a bad method of compensating the injury done to certain classes of our people, to do another injury ourselves, not only to those classes, but to almost all the other classes of them.
עמוד 47 - When any particular country imposes import duties upon the productions of other countries, while those other countries continue to receive her products duty free, then such particular country draws to herself a larger proportion of the precious metals, maintains a higher range of general prices than her neighbours, and obtains in exchange for the produce of a given quantity of her labour, the produce of a greater quantity of foreign labour.

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