Economic Development of Modern Europe (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1917 - Europe - 657 pages
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Page 430 - trade union " means any combination, whether temporary or permanent, for regulating the relations between workmen and masters, or between workmen and workmen, or between masters and masters, or for imposing restrictive conditions on the conduct of any trade or business...
Page 128 - The law locks up the man or woman Who steals the goose from off the common ; But leaves the greater villain loose Who steals the common from the goose.
Page 94 - Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. Social distinctions can be based only upon public utility. 2. The aim of every political association is the preservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, security, and resistance to oppression.
Page 95 - The free communication of ideas and opinions is one of the most precious of the rights of man. Every citizen may, accordingly, speak, write, and print with freedom, but shall be responsible for such abuses of this freedom as shall be defined by law.
Page 95 - No person shall be accused, arrested or imprisoned except in the cases and according to the forms prescribed by law.
Page 434 - An action against a trade union, whether of workmen or masters, or against any members or officials thereof on behalf of themselves and all other members of the trade union in respect of any tortious act alleged to have been committed by or on behalf of the trade union, shall not be entertained by any court.
Page 434 - An act done in pursuance of an agreement or combination by two or more persons shall, if done in contemplation or furtherance of a trade dispute, not be actionable unless the act, if done without any such agreement or combination, would be actionable.
Page 85 - To expect, indeed, that the freedom of trade should ever be entirely restored in Great Britain, is as absurd as to expect that an Oceana or Utopia should ever be established in it.
Page 76 - The ordinary means therefore to increase our wealth and treasure is by Forraign Trade, wherein wee must ever observe this rule; to sell more to strangers yearly than wee consume of theirs in value.
Page 423 - ... fix the rate of wages, or to lessen or alter the hours or duration of the time of working, or to decrease the quantity of work, or to...

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