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  • His generalizations are vivid and enlightening.
  • All the assumptions we require are furnished by observation of people in the mass and the larger generalizations of statistics.
  • The value of Dalton's generalizations can hardly be overestimated, notwithstanding the fact that in several cases they needed correction.
  • But every genuine attempt to overcome its difficulties brings us into closer touch with the period we are examining; and though we may not be able to throw our conclusions into the form of large generalizations, we shall get to know something of the operation of the forces which determined the economic future of England; understand more clearly than our forefathers did, for we have more information than they could command, and a fuller appreciation of the issues, the broad features of English development, and be in a position to judge fairly well of the measures they adopted in their time.
  • The fact that Adam Smith, with the meagre materials of the 18th century at his disposal, saw his way to important generalizations which later research has established on a firm basis, may enhance greatly the reputation of Adam Smith, but does not strengthen the generalizations.
 

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