The Australian and California Gold Discoveries, and Their Probable Consequences: Or, An Inquiry Into the Laws which Determine the Value and Distribution of the Precious Metals: with Historical Notices of the Effects of the American Mines on European Prices in the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries

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Oliver & Boyd, 1853 - 279 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 64 - ... manufactures at the same price, which to us would afford sufficient profit? In how little time, therefore, must this bring back the money which we had lost, and raise us to the level of all the neighbouring nations! Where, after we have arrived, we immediately lose the advantage of the cheapness of labour and commodities; and the farther flowing in of money is stopped by our fulness and repletion.
الصفحة 3 - THE AUSTRALIAN AND CALIFORNIAN GOLD DISCOVERIES and their PROBABLE CONSEQUENCES; or, an Inquiry into the Laws which determine the Value and Distribution of the Precious Metals : With Historical Notices of the Effects of the American Mines on European Prices in the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Centuries.
الصفحة 7 - A DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE; containing the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of all Words authorized by eminent writers ; to which are added a Vocabulary of the Roots of English Words, and an accented list of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names. By Alexander Reid, AM, Rector of the Circus School, Edinburgh.
الصفحة 215 - It may be considered, therefore, as established, that when two countries trade together in two commodities, the exchange value of these commodities relatively to each other will adjust itself to the inclinations and circumstances of the consumers on both sides...
الصفحة 62 - The natural price, therefore, is, as it were, the central price, to which the prices of all commodities are continually gravitating.
الصفحة 8 - A carefully compiled history for the use of schools. The writer has consulted the more recent authorities: his opinions are liberal, and on the whole just and impartial : the succession of events is developed...
الصفحة 8 - HISTORY, ON A NEW AND SYSTEMATIC PLAN; FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE TREATY OF VIENNA; TO WHICH IS ADDED A SUMMARY OF THE LEADING EVENTS SINCE THAT PERIOD, FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS AND PRIVATE STUDENTS.
الصفحة 113 - He had walk for a hundred sheep; and my mother milked thirty kine. He was able, and did find the king a harness, with himself and his horse, while he came to the place that he should receive the king's wages. I can remember that I buckled his harness when he went unto Blackheath field.
الصفحة 63 - Must not the price of all labour and commodities sink in proportion, and every thing be sold as cheap as they were in those ages ? What nation could then dispute with us in any foreign market, or pretend to navigate or to sell manufactures at the same price, which to us would afford sufficient profit...

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