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Jove judicat æquo.—Hor.
PUBLISHED BY BURGES & JAMES.
Arr. 1.—THE DISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH.
Nations; by Adam Smith, L. L. D., with a Life of the
Boston : 1321.
3d Am. Edition. By c. C. BIDDLE. Philadelphia :
SEVENTY years have now passed since the publication of the Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. Meantime its principal doctrines have been admitted as true, not only by the men of the closet, but by eminent statesmen, and great nations, who have carried them into practice. In free countries, the chief anestions, which divide parties, depend for their resolution, a the principles of Political Economy. Nearly all the arguments which have resounded in our legislative halls, and on our hustings, for the last twenty years, for and against the Bank and the Independent Treasury, the Protective System and Free Trade are professedly drawn from ihis science. The interests of party will, of course, induce very opposite ripresentationseven 1
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