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" The gold and silver money which circulates in any country may very properly be compared to a highway, which, while it circulates and carries to market all the grass and corn of the country, produces itself not a single pile of either. "
Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 74
1824
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - Economics - 1789
...circulates and carries to market all the grafs and corn of the country, produces itfelf not a fingle pile of either. The judicious operations of banking, by providing, if I may be allowed fo violent a metaphor, a fort of waggon-way through the air ; enable the country to convert, as it...
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Money; its nature, history, uses, and responsibilities

Money - Money - 1799 - 192 pages
...The gold and silver money," says Adam Smith, " which circulates in any country, may be compared to a highway, which, while it circulates and carries to market all the grass and corn of the country, itself produces not a single pile of either. The judicious operation of banking, by providing, if I...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L.L.D., Late One of the ..., Volume 3

James Wilson - Law - 1804
...country. The gold and silver money which circulates in any country may very properly be compared to a highway, which, while it circulates and carries to...I may be allowed so violent a metaphor, a sort of wagon-way through the air, enable the country to convert, as it were, a great part of its highways...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine and Review, Volume 1

1810
...may very properly be compared to a highway, which, while it circulates and carries to market all t he grass and corn of the country, produces itself not a single pile <lf either.'" The question therefore is, Does the capital lent to government cease to answer the purposes...
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The Works of Adam Smith: The nature and causes of the wealth of nations

Adam Smith - Economics - 1812
...circulates and carries to market all the grafs and corn of the country, produces itfelf not a fingle pile of either. The judicious operations of banking, by providing, if I may be allowed fb violent a metaphor, a fort of waggon-way through the air, enable the country to convert, as it were,...
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The Works of Adam Smith, LL.D. and F.R.S. of London and Edinburgh:: The ...

Adam Smith - Economics - 1812
...circulates and carries to market all the grafs and corn of the country, produces itfelf not a fingle pile of either. The judicious operations of banking, by providing, if I may be allowed fb violent a metaphor,a fort of waggon-way through the air, enable the country to convert, as it were,...
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The Works of Adam Smith: The nature and causes of the wealth of nations

Adam Smith - 1812
...circulates and carries to market all the grafs and corn of the country, produces itfelf not a finglepile of either. The judicious operations of banking, by providing, if I may be allowed fo violent a metaphor, a fort of waggon- way through the air, enable the country to convert, as it...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 97

English literature - 1825
...country. The gold and silver money which circulates in any country may very properly .be compared to a highway, which, while it circulates and carries to...grass and corn of the country, produces itself not to a single pile of either. The judicious operations of banking, by providing, if 1 may be allowed...
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Three Lectures on the Transmission of the Precious Metals from Country to ...

Nassau William Senior - Mercantile system - 1828 - 96 pages
...Smith, " which circulates in any country, may be " compared to a highway, which, while it cir" culates and carries to market all the grass " and corn of...produces itself not " a single pile of either. The operations of " banking, by providing a sort of waggon-way " through the air, enable the country to...
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The London Magazine

English literature - 1828
...silver money," says Adam Smith, " which circulates in any country, may very properly be compared to a highway, which, while it circulates and carries to...waggon-way through the air, enable the country to convert, ;is it were, a great part of its highways into good pastures and corn-fields, and thereby to increase...
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