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CH A P. VI.
Conclusion of the Digresion concerning the Variations in the Value of Silver
373 Effeets of tbe Progress of Improvement upon the real Price of Manufactures
384 Conclusion of the Chapter
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Of the Nature, Accumulation, and Employ
ment of Stock.
CH A P. I. Of the Division of Stock
CHA P. II.
Of Money considered as a particular Branch of
the general Stock of the Society, or of the Expence of maintaining the National Capital 423
HE annual labour of every nation is the Introdu&t.
fund which originally supplies it with me
all the necessaries and conveniencies of life which it annually confumes, and which confist always either in the immediate produce of that labour, or in what is purchased with that produce from other nations.
ACCORDING therefore, as this produce, or what is purchased with it, bears a greater or smaller proportion to the number of those who are to consume it, the nation will be better or worse fupplied with all the necessaries and conveniencies for which it has occasion.
But this proportion must in every nation be regulated by two different circumstances; first, by the skill, dexterity, and judgment with which VOL. I. B