• Trade increases the wealth and glory of a country; but its real strength and stamina are to be looked for among the cultivators of the land.

    Francis Thackeray, William Pitt (1827). “A history of the Right Honorable William Pitt, Earl of Chatham: containing his speeches in Parliament : a considerable portion of his correspondence, when Secretary of State, upon French, Spanish, and American affairs, never before published with an account of the principal events and persons of his time, connected with his life, sentiments and administrations ; (Mit dem Bildnisse Pitts)”, p.285
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