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Page 62 - The natural price of labor is that price which is necessary to enable the laborers, one with another, to subsist and perpetuate their race, without either increase or diminution.
Page 446 - A NEW AND COMPLETE TREATISE ON THE •^ ARTS OF TANNING, CURRYING, AND LEATHER DRESSING: Comprising all the Discoveries and Improvements made in France, Great Britain, and the United States. Edited from Notes and Documents of Messrs. Sallerou, Grouvelle, Duval, Dessables, Labarraque, Payen, Rene*, De Fontenelle, Malapeyre, etc.
Page 48 - But because the distributions and partitions of knowledge are not like several lines that meet in one angle, and so touch but in a point ; but are like branches of a tree, that meet in a stem, which hath a dimension and quantity of entireness and continuance, before it come to discontinue and break itself into arms and boughs : therefore it is good, before we enter into the former distribution, to erect and constitute one universal science, by the name of Philosophia prima...
Page xx - With savages the weak in body or mind are soon eliminated, and those that survive commonly exhibit a vigorous state of health. We civilized men, on the other hand, do our utmost to check the process of elimination; we build asylums for the imbecile, the maimed, and the sick; we institute poor laws; and our medical men exert their utmost skill to save the life of every one to the last moment.
Page 439 - The Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Practical and Theoretical : Embracing its application to the Arts, Metallurgy, Mineralogy, Geology, Medicine, and Pharmacy. By JAMES C. BOOTH, Melter and Refiner in the United States Mint, Professor of Applied Chemistry in the Franklin Institute, etc., assisted by CAMPBELL MORFIT, author of " Chemical Manipulations,
Page 438 - BLINN.— A Practical Workshop Companion for Tin, SheetIron, and Copper-plate Workers : Containing Rules for describing various kinds of Patterns used by Tin, Sheet-Iron and Copper-plate Workers; Practical Geometry; Mensuration of Surfaces and Solids ; Tables of the Weights of Metals, Lead-pipe, etc.
Page 450 - Property: A Treatise on the Construction and Management of Railways; designed to afford useful knowledge, in the popular style, to the holders of this class of property ; as well as Railway Managers, Officers, and Agents.
Page 437 - AMOROUX, AND JOHNSON.— The Practical Draughtsman's Book of Industrial Design, and Machinist's and Engineer's Drawing Companion ? Forming a Complete Course of Mechanical Engineering and Architectural Drawing. From the French of M. Armengaud the elder, Prof, of Design in the Conservatoire of Arts and Industry, Paris,, and MM. Armengaud the younger, and Amoroux, Civil Engineers.
Page 439 - Marble Worker's Manual: Containing Practical Information respecting Marbles in general, their Cutting, Working and Polishing ; Veneering of Marble ; Mosaics ; Composition and Use of Artificial Marble, Stuccos, Cements, Receipts, Secrets, etc., etc. Translated from the French by ML BOOTH. With an Appendix concerning American Marbles. I2mo., cloth $1.50 BOOTH and MORFIT.— The Encyclopaedia of Chemistry, Practical and Theoretical : Embracing its application to the Arts, Metallurgy, Mineralogy, Geology,...
Page 208 - ... perpetual thunder and lightning of countless steamboats; the currency sound and abundant; the public debt of two wars nearly redeemed; and, to crown all, the public treasury overflowing, embarrassing Congress, not to find subjects of taxation, but to select the objects which shall be liberated from the impost.