Elements of Political Economy

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Página 130 - This great increase of the quantity of work which, in consequence of the division of labour, the same number of people are capable of performing, is owing to three different circumstances; first, to the increase of dexterity in every particular workman; secondly, to the saving of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one species of work to another ; and lastly, to the invention of a great number of machines which facilitate and abridge labour, and enable one man to do the work of many.
Página 344 - An act to provide a national currency secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof,
Página 2 - And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
Página 2 - And the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the borders round about, were made sure 18 unto Abraham for a possession in the presence of the children of Heth, before all that went in at the gate of his city.
Página 115 - ... the spirit of monopolists is narrow, lazy, and oppressive ; their work is more costly and less productive than that of independent artists ; and the new improvements so eagerly grasped by the competition of freedom, are admitted with slow and sullen reluctance in those proud corporations, above the fear of a rival, and below the confession of an error.
Página 490 - March one thousand six hundred sixty-four, no commodity of the growth, production or manufacture of Europe, shall be imported into any land, island, plantation, colony, territory or place to his Majesty belonging...
Página 86 - ... until some human service has been mingled with it, is absolutely free. God is a Giver. He gives sunlight and air and water in abundance. He gives the earth, with all its materials, and with all its powers, and with all its spontaneous fruits, gratuitously to man. At the very first, He gave to man, " dominion over the fish of the seas, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth on the earth.
Página 321 - It remains with us, it will not forsake us, it is always ready and at hand for the purpose of commerce or taxes, and every industrious man can find it.
Página 33 - King, that there shall be a reciprocal and entirely perfect liberty of navigation and commerce between the subjects of each party, in all and every the kingdoms, states, provinces and territories subject to their Majesties in Europe, for all and singular kinds of goods...
Página 368 - July 14, 1890, are legal tender for all debts, public and private, except where otherwise expressly stipulated in the contract. United States notes are legal tender for all debts, public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public debt.

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