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" What is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can scarce be folly in that of a great kingdom. If a foreign country can supply us with a commodity cheaper than we ourselves can make it, better buy it of them with some part of the produce of... "
A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen - Page 288
by Thomas Thomson - 1855
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - 1786
...whatever elfe they have occafion for. WHAT is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can fcarce be folly in that of a great kingdom. If a foreign country can fupply us with a commodity cheaper than we ourfelves can make it, better buy it of them with fome part...
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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - 1789
...whatever elfe they have occafion for. WHAT is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can fcarce be folly in that of a great kingdom. If a foreign country can fupply us with a commodity cheaper than we ourfelves can make it, better buy it of them with fome part...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - 1811
...price of a- part of it, whatever else they have occasion for. What is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can scarce be folly in that of a great...employed in a way in which we have some advantage. The general industry of the country, being always in proportion to the capital which employs it, will not...
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The American Review of History and Politics, and General ..., Volume 1

1811
...of a part of " it, whatever else they have occasion for. " What is prudence in the conduct of every private family, " can scarce be folly, in that of...employed in a way in " which we have some advantage. The general industry of " the country, being always in proportion to the capital which " employs it, will...
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The Works of Adam Smith: The nature and causes of the wealth of nations

Adam Smith - 1811
...whatever elfe they have occafion for. What is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can fcarce be folly in that of a great kingdom. If a foreign country can fupply us with a commodity cheaper than we ourfelves can make it, better buy it of them with fome part...
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An Inquiry Into the Various Systems of Political Economy: Their Advantages ...

Charles Ganilh - 1812 - 492 pages
...else they have occasion for. " What is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can scarcely be folly in that of a great kingdom. If a foreign...with some part of the produce of our own industry." * If it be the interest of a nation to purchase from a foreign counry when that country sells cheaper...
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Napoleon, administrateur et financier

Francis d' Ivernois - 1812 - 329 pages
...make at home, what it will cosl htm more to tuake than to buy what is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can scarce be folly in that of a great kingdom. * Cette proposition ne s'applique guère moins à la Grande-Bretagne, sous le rapport des produits...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 3

1815
...it is most readily, and at the lowest price to be had: "If a foreign country" (says Dr.' Smith*) " can supply us with a commodity cheaper than we ourselves...of our own industry, employed in a way in which we iave some advantage ;" it is thus only that the general good of the State is consulted, and its labour...
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Niles Weekly Register, Volume 16

1819
...main proposition which we at present combat, and to which we here confine ourselves, is, that «lf a foreign country can supply us with a commodity, cheaper than we ourselves can make it, bet— Sweden with iron and copper — Italy and China with silks— Hindustan with silks, cottons...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - 1819
...price of a part pf it, whatever else they have occasion for. What is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can scarce be folly in that of a great kingdom. If a foreign couetry can supply us with a commodity cheaper than we ourselves can make it, better buy it of them...
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