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The world values the seer above all men, and has always done so. Nay, it values all men in proportion as they partake of the chara ...
Were it good
To set the exact wealth of all our states
...
The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another ... is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of a ...
Every individual necessarily labours to render the annual revenue of the society as great as he can. He generally, indeed, neither ...
To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers, may at first sight appear a project fit only for ...
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their ...
The real price of everything, what everything really costs to the man who wants to acquire it, is the toil and trouble of acquirin ...
People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against ...
With the greater part of rich people, the chief enjoyment of riches consists in the parade of riches, which in their eyes is never ...
The rush to California ... and the attitude, not merely of merchants, but of philosophers and prophets, so called, in relation to ...
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