Industry and Property: A Plea for Truth and Honesty in Economics, and for Liberty and Justice in Social Reform

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S. Low, Marston, 1895 - Industrial policy - 325 pages
 

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Page 238 - And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul, neither said any of them, that aught of the things which he possessed was his own, but they had all things common.
Page 216 - Thou shalt not covet'; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.' '"Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
Page 187 - I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.
Page 89 - The property which every man has in his own labor, as it is the original foundation of all other property, so it is the most sacred and inviolable. The patrimony of a poor man lies in the strength and dexterity of his hands; and to hinder him from employing this strength and dexterity in what manner he thinks proper, without injury to his neighbor, is a plain violation of this most sacred property.
Page 252 - Let him that stole steal no more : but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.
Page 216 - Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ...
Page 238 - And all that believed were together, and had all things common, and sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need...
Page 238 - Neither was there any among them that lacked ; for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold, and laid them down at the Apostles' feet ; and distribution was made unto every man, according as he had need.
Page 253 - For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving : for it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.
Page 187 - Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee ; and before thou eamest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.

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