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" ... it, a third cuts it, a fourth points it, a fifth grinds it at the top for receiving the head ; to make the head requires two or three distinct operations ; to put it on is a peculiar business, to whiten the pins is another ; it is even a trade by... "
A Short History of Political Economy in England: From Adam Smith to Arnold ... - Page 17
by Langford Lovell Price - 1891 - 201 pages
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The Development of Modern Europe: An Introduction to the Study of ..., Volume 2

James Harvey Robinson, Charles Austin Beard - Europe - 1908
...business, to whiten the pin is another. It is even a trade by itself to put them into the paper, and the important business of making a pin is, in this...divided into about eighteen distinct operations." By this division, he adds, ten persons can make upwards of forty-eight thousand pins in a day. This...
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The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts ..., Volume 7

Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1911
...business; to whiten the pin is another; it is even a trade by itself to put them into a paper; and the important business of making a pin is in this manner divided into above 18 distinct operations, which in some manufactories are all performed by distinct hands." In...
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Outlines of European History: From the opening of the eighteenth century to ...

James Harvey Robinson, James Henry Breasted, Charles Austin Beard - Europe - 1912
...business, to whiten the pin is another. It is even a trade by itself to put them into the paper, and the important business of making a pin is, in this...divided into about eighteen distinct operations." By this division, he adds, ten persons can make upwards of fortyeight thousand pins in a day. This...
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Economics: A Practical Exposition of the Science of Business, with ...

Edward Sherwood Mead - Economics - 1913 - 471 pages
...business ; to whiten the pins is another ; it is even a trade by itself to put them into the paper ; and the important business of making a pin is, in this...performed by distinct hands, though in others the man will sometimes perform two or three of them. I have see* a small manufactory of this kind where...
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The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge, Volume 9

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1918
...business; to whiten the pin is another; it is even a trade by itself to put them into a paper; and the important business of making a pin is in this manner divided into above 18 distinct operations, which in some manufactories are all performed by distinct hands." In...
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History of Europe, Our Own Times, the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries ...

James Harvey Robinson, Charles Austin Beard - Europe - 1921 - 616 pages
...business, to whiten the pin is another. It is even a trade by itself to put them into the paper, and the important business of making a pin is, in this...divided into about eighteen distinct operations." By this division, he adds, ten persons could make upwards of forty -eight thousand pins hi a day. This...
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The Economics of Population

Julian L. Simon - Population - 1998 - 225 pages
...business, to whiten the pins is another; it is even a trade by itself to put them into the paper; and the important business of making a pin is, in this...same man will sometimes perform two or three of them. (1776/1970, pp. 109-10) Earlier Petty had written: ... the Gain which is made by Manufactures, will...
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Teachings from the Worldly Philosophy

Robert L. Heilbroner - Business & Economics - 1996 - 353 pages
...business, to whiten the pins is another; it is even a trade by itself to put them into the paper; and the important business of making a pin is, in this...same man will sometimes perform two or three of them. I have seen a small manufactory of this kind where ten men only were employed, and where some of them...
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The Complexity of Creativity

Ake E. Andersson, N.E. Sahlin - Education - 1997 - 151 pages
...business, to whiten the pins is another; it is even a trade by itself to put them into the paper; and the important business of making a pin is, in this...same man will sometimes perform two or three of them. I have seen a small manufactory of this kind where ten men only were employed, and where some of them...
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Reflections on Commercial Life: An Anthology of Classic Texts from Plato to ...

Patrick Murray - Business & Economics - 1997 - 486 pages
...business, to whiten the pins is another; it is even a trade by itself to put them into the paper; and the important business of making a pin is, in this...same man will sometimes perform two or three of them. I have seen a small manufactory of this kind where ten men only were employed, and where some of them...
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