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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 theory of moral sentiments, or, An essay towards an analysis of the ...

Adam Smith, Dugald Stewart - 1853
...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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The collected works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 10

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 1858
...people are adverse 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, lie will endeavour to establish the best that the people can bear."f These cautions with respect to...
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The Guardian, Volumes 8-9

1857
...best security. On the contrary, if 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 endeavor to establish the best that the people can bear. The sentiment of reverence for law, should...
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Essays On, I. Moral Sentiments: II. Astronomical Inquiries; III. Formation ...

Adam Smith - 1869 - 473 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 the best system of laws, he will try to establish the best that the people can bear. The man of system, on the contrary, is apt to be...
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Adam Smith (1723-1790)

James Anson Farrer - 1881 - 201 pages
...he cannot establish the right, he will not disdain' to ameliorate the wrong; but, like Solon, where he cannot establish the best system of laws, he will...endeavour to establish the best that the people can bear." But although Prudence, Justice, and Benevolence comprise all the qualities and actions which go to...
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Life of Adam Smith

John Rae - 1895 - 449 pages
...practise considerable accommodation. If he cannot carry 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." 2 Turgot made too little account, he thought, of the resisting power 1 Clayden's Early Life of Samuel...
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The Rise and Decline of the Free Trade Movement

William Cunningham - 1905 - 212 pages
...Stewart, Life of Adam Smith in Works, vol. xp 68. 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 bear1. Adam Smith was clear that by the comparison of other polities the condition of a country might...
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Jahrbuch des öffentlichen Rechts der Gegenwart. Neue Folge

Gerhard Leibholz - 1976 - 706 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 the best system of laws, he will endeavor to establish the best that the people can bear. Smith continues, denouncing planning and...
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On Revolutions and Progress in Economic Knowledge

Terence Wilmot Hutchison - 1978 - 349 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 [1797, vol. n, p. 109]." It is here that Smith's methodological approach implies an attitude to policy...
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The Science of a Legislator: The Natural Jurisprudence of David Hume and ...

Knud Haakonssen - 1989 - 252 pages
...to alleviate concrete evils. '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.' 74 Understanding the general principles of law and government, he will act on the most general of all...
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