Individualism, a System of Politics

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Macmillan and Company, 1889 - Individualism - 393 pages
Chapter IX appeared originally in the Westminster review (July, 1886) cf. Pref.
 

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Page 117 - Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.
Page 6 - With the standards of the peoples plunging through the thunder-storm ; Till the war-drum throbbed no longer, and the battleflags were furled In the Parliament of man, the Federation of the world. There the common sense of most shall hold a fretful realm in awe, And the kindly earth shall slumber, lapped in universal law.
Page 366 - If the roads, the railways, the banks, the insurance offices, the great joint-stock companies, the universities, and the public charities, were all of them branches of the government; if, in addition, the municipal corporations and local boards, with all that now devolves on them, became departments of the central administration; if the...
Page 129 - What capital does for production, is to afford the shelter, protection, tools and materials which the work requires, and to feed and otherwise maintain the labourers during the process.
Page 11 - Certain interests are common to all parts of a nation, such as the enactment of its general laws and the maintenance of its foreign relations. Other interests are peculiar to certain parts of the nation, such, for instance, as the business of the several townships.
Page 327 - What is a communist ? One who has yearnings For equal division of unequal earnings : An idler or bungler, or both, he is willing To fork out Ms penny and pocket your shilling...
Page 366 - ... not all the freedom of the press and popular constitution of the legislature would make this or any other country free otherwise than in name.
Page 271 - Therefore before the names of just and unjust can have place, there must be some coercive power to compel men equally to the performance of their covenants, by the terror of some punishment, greater than the benefit they expect by the breach of their covenant...
Page 147 - Of the capital engaged in the production of any commodity, there is a part which, after being once used, exists no longer as capital; is no longer capable of rendering service to production, or at least not the same service, nor to the same sort of production.
Page 147 - Capital which in this manner fulfils the whole of its office in the production in which it is engaged, by a single use, is called Circulating Capital.

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