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" The capital employed in agriculture, therefore, not only puts into motion a greater quantity of productive labour than any equal capital employed in manufactures ; but in proportion, too, to the quantity of productive labour which it employs, it adds... "
The Works of David Ricardo - Page 28
by David Ricardo, John Ramsay McCulloch - 1886 - 584 pages
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - Division of labor - 1786
...bufmefs. It puts immediately into motion, therefore, a much greater quantity of productive labour, and adds a much greater value to the annual produce of the land and labour of the fociety, than an equal capital in the hands of any wholefale merchant. No equal capital...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - Economics - 1789
...bufinefs. It puts immediately into motion, therefore, a much greater quantity of productive labour, and adds a much greater value to the annual produce of the land and labour of the fociety, than an equal capital in the hands of any wholefale merchant. No equal capital...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 8

Books and bookselling - 1797
...labour " of the country, to tue .real wealth " and revenue of itę inhabitants ;" ah'd he adds, '' Of all the ways in " which, a capital can be employed, it '_' 5s by far the rapft advantageous to " focicty.". And in book 3.- chap. 2. he ouferves, " Though...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - Economics - 1801
...equal capital employed in manufactures , but in proportion too to the quantity of productive labor which it employs, it adds a much greater value to the annual produce of the land and labor of the country, to the real wealth and revenue of its inhabitants. Of all the ways in which a...
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A Treatise on Hemp, Including a Comprehensive Account of the Best Modes of ...

Robert Wissett - Hemp - 1808 - 296 pages
...labour than any equal capital employed " in manufactures, but also, in proportion to the quantity of productive " labour which it employs, it adds a much...annual " produce of the land and labour of the country, while it encreases the " real wealth and revenue of its inhabitants." . Vol. II. p. 53, 8vo. edit....
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The Works of Adam Smith: The nature and causes of the wealth of nations

Adam Smith - Economics - 1811
...bufinefs. It puts immediately into motion, therefore, a much greater quantity of productive labour, and adds a much greater value to the annual produce of the land and labour of the fociety, than an equal capital in the hands of any wholefale merchant. No equal capital...
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The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1813
...productive labour than any equal capital employed in manufactures, but in proportion too, to the quantity of productive labour which it employs, it adds a much...its inhabitants, of all the ways in which a capital ran be employed, it is by far the most adrantageous to the society." If, then, any law shall contribute...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - Economics - 1819
...it adds a much greater value to the annual produce of the land and labour of the country, vOL, II, I to the . real wealth and revenue of its inhabitants....be employed, it is by far the most advantageous to society. The capitals employed in the agriculture and in the retail trade of any society, must always...
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On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation

David Ricardo - Classical school of economics - 1821 - 538 pages
...productive labour employed in manufactures, can ever occasion so great a reproduction. In them nature does nothing, man does all ; and the reproduction must...inhabitants. Of all the ways in which a capital can be em. ployed, it is by far the most advantageous to the society,"— Book II. chap. vp 15. Does nature...
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On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation

David Ricardo - Classical school of economics - 1821 - 538 pages
...capital employed in manufactures, but in proportion too, to the quantity of the productive labour wMih it employs, it adds a much greater value to the annual...inhabitants. Of all the ways in which a capital can be emjloyed. it i* by far the iiiost advantageous to the society," — Book . .<tn*i v. p 15. ' Does nai...
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