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P R O P O S A LS

For ENRICHING the

PRINCIPALITY OF WALES:

Humbly submitted to the

Consideration of his Countrymen,

By GIRALDUS CAMBRENSIS.

Whoever can make two Ears of Corn, or two Blades of Grass to

grow upon a Spot of Ground where only one grew before, will
" deserve better of Mankind, and do more effential Service to his
* Country than the whole Race of Politicians put together."

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Hoc opus, hoc fludium Parvi properemus & Ampli,
Si Patriæ volumus, fi nobis vivere cari.

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LONDON:

Printed for the AUTHOR; and fold by JOHN MILLAN, op?

polite the Admiralty, Wbiteball, 1755. (Price Is.)

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This ESSA Y, calculated for the Ima provement and Benefit of that PRINCIPALITY by AGRICULTURE and COMMERCE, is humbly inscribed by

Their Well-Wisher and Servant,

London, March, 1755

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Turn to the Arts, the useful pleasing Arts
Of Cultivation; and those Fields improve
Your erring Fathers turn left too long defpis'd.
Leave not to Ignorance and low-bred Hinds,
That noblest Science, which in antient Time
The Minds of Sages and of Kings employd,
Sollicitous to learn the Ways of God,
And read his Works in Agriculture's School.
Public Virtue, a Poem. By Mr. Dodsley.

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Inhabitants, is a Truth that will admit of no Dispute. Whatever therefore

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* Sir William Temple, in his Observations upon the United Netherlands, has proved to a Degree of Demonstration, that the Ground of Trade cannot be deduced from Havens, or native Commodities, but from the Number, Industry and Parfimony of the Inbabitants, But if a Country, such as that of the United Netberlands, which has neither native Commodities, commodious Havens, a wholesome Air, nor good Water, has been raised to an incredible Pitch of Power and Greatness, by the Number and Diligence of its People, To what Heighth of Majesty and Grandeur might not the Inhabitants of Wales arrive, who can juftly boast of the finest Haveps, and all the desirable Native Commodities, were they to exert the same Degrees of Industry and Parfimony, that have rendered those once, Sifirefjed States, rich, formidable and mighty?

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