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" In those countries where the labouring classes have the fewest wants, and are contented with the cheapest food, the people are exposed to the greatest vicissitudes and miseries. They have no place of refuge from calamity; they cannot seek safety in a... "
The Works of David Ricardo - Page 42
by David Ricardo, John Ramsay McCulloch - 1886 - 584 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 33

1820
...They have no place of refuge from calamity ; they cannot seek safety in a lower station ; they are already so low, that they can fall no lower. On any deficiency of the chief articles of their subsistence, there are few substitutes of which they can avail themselves; and dearth...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 5

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1817
...They have no place of refuge from calamity ; they cannot seek safety in a lower station ; they are already so low, that they can fall no lower. On any...is attended with almost all the evils of famine." (100 — 102.) Mr. Preston, in his Observations on the State of the Nation, says, the poor- rate should...
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The Gorgon [ed. by J. Wade].

James Wade - 1818
...place of refuge [from calamity; they cannot seek safety in a lower station, they are already so low they can fall no lower. On any deficiency of the chief article of their subsistehce, there are few substitutes of which they can avail themselves, and dearth is to them attended...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 1

1820
...They have no place of refuge from calamity ; they cannot seek safety in a lower station ; they are already so low, that they can fall no lower. On any deficiency of the chief articles of their subsistence, there are few substitutes of which they can avail themselves ; and dearth...
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On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation

David Ricardo - Classical school of economics - 1821 - 538 pages
...They have no place of refuge from calamity ; they cannot seek safety in a lower station ; they are already so low, that they can fall no lower. On any...them is attended with almost all the evils of famine. v In the natural advance of society, the wages of labour will have a tendency to fall, as far as they...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 1

Charles Kitchell Gardner - 1820
...station ; they are already so low, that they can fall no lower. On any deficiency of the chief articles of their subsistence, there are few substitutes of...is attended with almost all the evils of famine." Nor is this all : — Men placed in such circumstances, and cut nil', as they must be, from all hope...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1824
...miseries. They have no place of refuge from calamity ; they cannot seek safety in a lower station; they are already so low, that they can fall no lower. On any...is attended with almost all the evils of famine." The corn law of 1804, the first framed subsequently to the Union, extended to Ireland, and the price...
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An Examination of Opinions Maintained in the "Essay on the Principles of ...

J. C. Ross - Economics - 1827
...They have no place of refuge from calamity — they cannot seek safety in a lower station — they are already so low that they can fall no lower. On any deficiency of the chief articles of their subsistence, there are few substitutes of which they can avail themselves, and dearth...
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...A Description and History of Vegetable Substances, Used in the Arts, and ...

Botany, Economic - 1832 - 422 pages
...They have no place of refuge from calamity ; they cannot seek refuge in a lower station ; they are already so low, that they can fall no lower. On any...subsistence, there are few substitutes of which they can Hvail themselves, and dearth to them is attended with almost all the evils of famine." If a scarcity...
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Vegetable Substances Used for the Food of Man

Edwin Lankester - Food - 1832 - 396 pages
...They have no place of refuge from calamity ; they cannot seek refuge in a lower station ; they are already so low, that they can fall no lower. On any...is attended with almost all the evils of famine." If a scarcity of food should be experienced in this country, the great bulk of the common people, nay...
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