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The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed the world is ruled by little else. Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist.
John Maynard Keynes
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Old English wiþinnan.

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within

  1. Indicates spatial enclosure or containment.
    • 1908, Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows
      The Rat... lightly stepped into a little boat which the Mole had not observed. It was painted blue outside and white within, and was just the size for two animals; and the Mole's whole heart went out to it at once....
  2. Indicates figurative inclusion within the scope of.

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