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" When he cannot establish the right, he will not disdain to ameliorate the wrong; but, like Solon, when he cannot establish • the best system of laws, he will endeavour to establish the best that the people can bear. "
The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ... - Page 60
by Dugald Stewart - 1829
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith - 1811
...cautions with refpect to the practical application of general principles were peculiarly neceflary from the Author of " The " Wealth of Nations ;" as...chief aim of his work to recommend, is extremely apt, apt, by flattering the indolence of the ftatef- SECT. man, to fuggefl to thofe who are invefted with...
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith, Dugald Stewart - 1811
...cautions with refpecl; to the practical application of general principles were peculiarly necefiary from the Author of "»The " Wealth of Nations;" as...'chief aim of his work to recommend, is extremely apl, by flattering the indolence of the ftatef- SECT. man, to fuggeft to thofe who are invefted with...
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments: Or, An Essay Towards an Analysis of the ...

Adam Smith - 1817 - 598 pages
...people are averse to submit to. When he cannot establish the right, he will not disdain to ameliorate the wrong; but, like Solon, when he cannot establish...endeavour to establish the best that the people can bear. The man of system, on the contrary, is apt to be very wise in his own conceit, and is often so enamoured...
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Village Conversations, Or The Vicar's Fireside, Volume 3

Sarah Renou - 1817
...people are averse to submit to. When he cannot establish the right, he will not disdain to ameliorate the wrong; but like Solon, when he cannot establish the best system of laws, will endeavour to establish the best that the people are able to bear.'* * Smith's Theory of Moral...
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Thoughts on Currency and the Means of Promoting National Prosperity by the ...

Sir John Sinclair - 1829 - 136 pages
...people are averse to submit. When he cannot establish the right, he will not disdain to ameliorate the wrong ; but like Solon, when he cannot establish...necessary from the author of the Wealth of Nations, as the unlitidtrd freedom of trade, which it is the chief aim of his work to recommend, is extremely apt,...
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Life of Dr. Adam Smith

William Draper - 1830 - 32 pages
...people are averse to submit to. When he cannot establish the right, he will not disdain to ameliorate the wrong ; but, like Solon, when he cannot establish...to establish the best that the people can bear*." Finely as he has tempered in his writings the rigour, if we may so speak, of his speculative doctrines...
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Lives of Eminent Persons: Consisting of Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Mahomet ...

1833 - 571 pages
...people are averse to submit to. When he cannot establish the right, he will not disdain to ameliorate the wrong ; but, like Solon, when he cannot establish...to establish the best that the people can bear*." Finely as he has tempered in his writings the rigour, if we may so speak, of his speculative doctrines...
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Lives of Eminent Persons

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1833 - 571 pages
...people are averse to submit to. When he cannot establish the right, he •will not disdain to ameliorate the wrong ; but, like Solon, when he cannot establish...to establish the best that the people can bear*." Finely as tie has tempered in his writings the rigour, if we may so speak, of his speculative doctrines...
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Lives of eminent persons; consisting of Galileo, Kepler

Lives - 1833
...people are averse to submit to. When he cannot establish the right, he will not disdain to ameliorate the wrong ; but, like Solon, when he cannot establish...to establish the best that the people can bear*." Finely as he has tempered in his writings the rigour, if we may so speak, of his speculative doctrines...
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Political Economy: Its Objects, Uses, and Principles, Considered with ...

Alonzo Potter - 1840 - 318 pages
...his public arrangements to them. If he cannot establish the right, he will not disdain to ameliorate the wrong ; but, like Solon, when he cannot establish...endeavour to establish the best that the people can bear." It is much to be regretted that the writings of political economists have not contained more of this...
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