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" By necessaries I understand, not only the commodities which are indispensably necessary for the support of life, but whatever the custom of the country renders it indecent for creditable people, even of the lowest order, to be without. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 84
by Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1818
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 3

Adam Smith - Economics - 1809
...not only the commo, 4jties which are indispensably necessary for the support of life, but whatever the custom of the country renders it indecent for...creditable people, even of the lowest order, to be without. A linen shirt, for example, is strictly speaking, not a necessary of life. The Greeks and Romans lived,...
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The Principles of Political Economy: With a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - Economics - 1825 - 423 pages
...obtain " not only the commodities that are indispensably necessary for the support of life, but whatever the custom of the country renders it indecent for...people, even of the lowest order, to be without." Now it is plain, from this definition, that there neither is nor can be any absolute standard of natural...
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Political Economy: An Inquiry Into the Natural Grounds of Right to Vendible ...

Samuel Read - Economics - 1829 - 398 pages
...necessary for the " This of course includes the meaning no* to marry without. support of life, but whatever the custom of the country renders it indecent for...creditable people, even of the lowest order, to be without. A linen shirt, for example, is, strictly speaking, not a necessary of life. The Greeks and Romans lived,...
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Selections fron the Edinburgh review, comprising the best ..., Volumes 5-6

Maurice Cross - 1835
...increased economy ; nor can a rise in the price of necessaries, — that is, of those commodities " which the custom of the country renders it indecent...people, even of the lowest order, to be without," -{• — be compensated by an immediate corresponding rise of wages. The labourer is, in this respect,...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best Articles ..., Volume 6

Maurice Cross - 1836
...increased economy ; nor can a rise in the price of necessaries, <— that is, of those commodities " which the custom of the country renders it indecent...people, even of the lowest order, to be without," -j—be compensated by an immediate corresponding rise of wages. The labourer is, in this respect,...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith, M. Garnier (Germain) - 1838 - 429 pages
...the commodities which are indispcnsibly necessary tor the support of life, hut whatever the custom uf the country renders it indecent for creditable people, even of the lowest order, to be without. A linen shirt, for example, is, strictly speaking, not a necessary of life. The Greeks and Romans lived,...
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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. With a comm ...

Adam Smith - History - 1839
...understand, not only the commodities which are indispensably necessary for the support of life, but whatever the custom of the country renders it indecent for...creditable people, even of the lowest order, to be without. A linen shirt, for example, is, strictly speaking, not a necessary of life. The Greeks and Romans lived,...
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On distribution, consumption and taxation

Joseph Salway Eisdell - Economics - 1839
...Adam Smith, "not only such things as are indispensably necessary for the support of life, but whatever the custom of the country renders it indecent for...people, even of the lowest order, to be without." The quantity and kind of these things depend, not only on the habits and customs of the people, but...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1845
...obtain not only the commodities which are indispensably neceseary for the support of life, but whatever the custom of the country renders it indecent for...creditable people, even of the lowest order, to be without. In this there is an obvious confusion between cause and effect. Custom renders it discreditable to...
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The Principles of Political Economy: With Some Inquiries Respecting Their ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - Economics - 1849 - 646 pages
...obtain, "not only the commodities that are indispensably necessary for the support of life, but whatever the custom of the country renders it indecent for...people, even of the lowest order, to be without." Now it is plain, from this definition, that there can be no absolute standard of natural or necessary...
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