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Adam Smith Quotes: The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.
         

The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.


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The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.
         



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