Fabian Essays in Socialism

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Bernard Shaw
Fabian Society, 1889 - Democracy - 233 pages
 

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Page 7 - Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth, which is paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil.
Page 235 - The Great Tone Poets," etc., etc. Illustrated with Photogravure and Collotype Portraits, Half-tone and Line Pictures, Facsimiles, etc. Square Crown 8vo, Cloth, $1.25 net. VOLUMES NOW READY. THE STORY OF ORATORIO. By ANNIE W. PATTERSON, BA, Mus. Doc. THE STORY OF NOTATION. By CF ABDY WILLIAMS, MA, Mus. Bac. THE STORY OF THE ORGAN. By CF ABDY WILLIAMS, MA, Author of "Bach" and "Handel" ("Master Musicians' Series "). THE STORY OF CHAMBER MUSIC.
Page 31 - Owing mainly to the effects of Comte, Darwin and Herbert Spencer we can no longer think of the ideal society as an unchanging State. The social ideal from being static has become dynamic. The necessity of the constant growth and development of the social organism has become axiomatic. No philosopher now looks for anything but the gradual evolution of the new order from the old, without breach of continuity or abrupt change of the entire social tissue at any point during the process.
Page 235 - THE STORY OF THE VIOLIN. By PAUL STOEVING, Professor of the Violin, Guildhall School of Music, London. THE STORY OF THE HARP. By WILLIAM H. GRATTAN FLOOD, Author of
Page 48 - ... managed by the salaried officers of large corporations of idle shareholders. More than one-third of the whole business of England, measured by the capital employed, is now done by joint stock...
Page 47 - Besides our international relations and the army, navy, police, and the courts of justice, the community now carries on for itself, in some part or another of these islands, the post-office, telegraphs, carriage of small commodities, coinage, surveys, the regulation of the currency and note issue, the provision of weights and measures...
Page 20 - Railway to accept as full compensation for their complete expropriation capital just sufficient to make the railway anew, their amazement at his audacity would at once make him feel the difference between a railway and capital. Colloquially, one property with a farm on it is said to be land yielding rent; whilst another, with a railway on it, is called capital yielding interest.
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