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" The friends of humanity cannot but wish that in all countries the labouring classes should have a taste for comforts and enjoyments, and that they should be stimulated by all legal means in their exertions to procure them. There cannot be a better security... "
The Works of David Ricardo - Page 42
by David Ricardo, John Ramsay McCulloch - 1886 - 584 pages
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An Examination of Opinions Maintained in the "Essay on the Principles of ...

J. C. Ross - Economics - 1827
...over-peopled state of society, if such a state could ever, by possibi lity, have place on this earth. The friends of humanity cannot but wish, that in all countries the labourers should be enabled to acquire a proper share of comforts and enjoyments ; and that they should...
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The Life of Major-General Sir Thomas Munro, Bart. and K.C.B. Late Governor ...

George Robert Gleig - India - 1830
...disposable capital of 500/.; but until it is augmented, I cannot pay 1000/. to labourers. P. 95. " The friends of humanity cannot but wish that in all...classes should have a taste for comforts and enjoyments. There cannot be a better security against a superabundant population." P. 101. " When wages rise, it...
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The Life of Sir Thomas Munro, Late Governor of Madras: With ..., Volume 2

George Robert Gleig - India - 1830
...disposable capital of 500/.; but until it is augmented, I cannot pay 1000/. to labourers. P. 95. " The friends of humanity cannot but wish that in all...classes should have a taste for comforts and enjoyments. There cannot be a better security against a superabundant population." P. 101. " When wages rise, it...
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A treatise on the industry of nations; or the principles of ..., Volume 2

Joseph Salway Eisdell - Economics - 1839
...to which, it is thought, the market rate of wages must usually be proportioned. Mr. Ricardo says, " The friends of humanity cannot but wish that in all...better security against a superabundant population." * Mr. M'Culloch observes, " When wages are considerably reduced, the poor are obliged to submit to...
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Political Economy for Beginners

Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett - Economics - 1876 - 231 pages
...of living, they would use every effort not again to sink below it. Ricardo says on this subject: — "The friends of humanity cannot but wish that in all...better security against a super-abundant population." Malthus on Population. Malthus, in his celebrated essay on population, shewed that there is a constant...
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Foreign work and English wages considered with reference to the depression ...

Thomas Brassey Brassey (1st earl) - Great Britain - 1879 - 417 pages
...the labourer should seek to establish a high standard of living. Mr. Eicardo has most truly said : ' The friends of humanity cannot but wish that in all...stimulated by all legal means in their exertions to living. 1850 1874 Wheat, per bushel of 60 Ibs. Indian Corn, „ 56 Ibs. Pork, per 100 Ibs. . 1. 2d....
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The Economic Journal: The Quarterly Journal of the Royal Economic ..., Volume 1

Economics - 1891
...because its effects would be, if pushed •very far, to render all classes equally poor. But indoor countries, where there are abundant means of production...better security against a superabundant population. And then, in all editions, the argument thus runs on : — In those countries, where the labouring...
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A Short History of Political Economy in England: From Adam Smith to Arnold ...

Langford Lovell Price - Economics - 1891 - 201 pages
...anxious to improve the condition of the wage-earning classes. " The friends of humanity," he writes, " cannot but wish that in all countries the labouring...all legal means in their exertions to procure them." Nor could the enthusiasm of Mill for the advancement of society b^ doubted, while Ciirnes in his Slave...
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The Economic Journal: The Quarterly Journal of the Royal Economic ..., Volume 1

Economics - 1891
...production in store, from fertile land not yet brought into cultivation, it is the only safe and I'fficaciom means of removing the evil, particularly as its effect...but wish that in all countries the labouring classes siiotdd have a taste for comforts and enjoyments, and that they sliould be stimulated by all Lcijal...
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Principles of Economics, Volume 1

Alfred Marshall - Economics - 1891 - 770 pages
...humanity cannot tot wish that in all countries the labouring classes should hare a taste for comfort* and enjoyments, and that they should be stimulated...them. There cannot be a better security against a rap*iabundant population. In those countries, where the labouring classes have tk* fewest wants, and...
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