A Treatise on Coins, Currency, and Banking: With Observations on the Bank Act of 1844 and on the Reports of the Committees of the House of Lords and of the House of Commons on the Bank Acts
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858 - Banks and banking - 421 pages
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Page 122 - The natural price, therefore, is, as it were, the central price, to which the prices of all commodities are continually gravitating. Different accidents may sometimes keep them suspended a good deal above it, and sometimes force them down even somewhat below it. But whatever may be the obstacles which hinder them from settling in this center of repose and continuance, they are constantly tending towards it.
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