A Catalogue of the Library of Adam Smith: Author of the 'Moral Sentiments' and 'The Wealth of Nations'

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Macmillan and Company, 1894 - 126 pagina's
 

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Pagina 48 - Grotius seems to have been the first who attempted to give the world any thing like a system of those principles which ought to run through, and be the foundation of the laws of all nations...
Pagina xix - And I consent to the registration hereof in the books of council and session, or any other judges books competent; therein to remain for preservation; and thereto I constitute my procurators, &c.
Pagina 88 - An Inquiry into the History of Scotland, preceding the Reign of Malcolm III. or the Year 1056, including the Authentic History of that Period.
Pagina xvii - ... at two terms in the year, Whitsunday and Martinmas, by equal portions...
Pagina xiv - Whether that might not be published as a fragment of an intended juvenile work I leave entirely to your judgment, though I begin to suspect myself, that there is more refinement than solidity in some parts of it.
Pagina 65 - Adam Smith, the celebrated Professor in Glasgow, told me that the piper of the Argyleshire militia repeated to him all those which Mr. Macpherson has translated, and many more of equal beauty.
Pagina 113 - The saying of Dr. Swift, that in the arithmetic of the customs two and two, instead of making four, make sometimes only one, holds perfectly true with regard to such heavy duties...
Pagina 6 - L' Anti-financier, ou Relevé de quelques-unes des malversations dont s>e rendent journellement coupables les fermiers généraux, et des vexations qu'ils commettent dans les provinces...
Pagina 65 - Fingal, an Ancient Epic Poem, In Six Books : Together with several other Poems, composed by Ossian the Son of Fingal. Translated from the Galic Language, By James Macpherson.
Pagina 47 - CONSIDERATIONS on the Trade and Finances of this Kingdom, and on the Measures of Administration with respect to those great National Objects since the Conclusion of the Peace.

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