Tract - Fabian Society

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Page 16 - ... the suitability of the same to the purposes of the undertaking, and where a part only of the undertaking is purchased, to any loss occasioned by severance ; but without any addition in respect of compulsory purchase, or of goodwill, or of any profits which may or might have been, or be made from the undertaking, or of any similar considerations.
Page 8 - The rights and interests of the laboring man will be protected and cared for — not by the labor agitators, but by the Christian men to whom God in His infinite wisdom has given the control of the property interests of the country, and upon the successful Management of which so much depends.
Page 6 - ... seem to point to the first of these faults. And may we not take, as an indication of the other, her first remark to himself ' I wonder you ' will still be talking, Signor Benedick ; nobody marks you ;' and also the sarcasm in her description of him to her uncle, as 'too like my lady's eldest son, evermore
Page 2 - He quits his mule, and mounts his horse, And through the street directs his course / Through the street of Zacatin To the Alhambra spurring in. Woe is me, Alhama...
Page 11 - The managers of the school shall carry out any directions of the local education authority as to the secular instruction to be given in the school, including any directions with respect to the number and educational qualifications of the teachers to be employed for such instruction, and for the dismissal of any teacher on educational grounds...
Page 4 - State legislatures, making both penal and criminal the vicious practice of discriminating between customers, and cutting rates or prices in one locality below those which prevail generally, for the purpose of destroying local competition; and that such laws should give to any person damaged the right to sue for and recover prescribed penalties, and make it the duty of prosecuting officers to proceed against the offenders.
Page 19 - If this generation were wise," said Graham Wallas forty years ago, " it would spend on education not only more than any other generation has ever spent before, but more than any generation would ever need to spend again. It would fill the school buildings with the means not only of comfort, but even of the higher luxury ; it would serve the associated meals on tables spread with flowers, in halls surrounded with beautiful pictures, or even, as John Milton proposed, filled with the sound of music...
Page 14 - ... less than, or just over, subsistence wages. Much capital has been lost, the agricultural population has declined to a dangerous degree. There is no organization for the supply of our growing town markets, everywhere is chaos, while the foreign producer every day gains ground by superior organization. It is necessary for the State to interfere, partly to secure the better utilization of our national resources, partly to increase our agricultural population. We must look forward to five and twenty...
Page 3 - factors' agreement," by which it gives a special rebate to those merchants who handle only its own goods. It may resort, secondly, to the local cutting of prices, whereby the trust enters its rival's special territory and sells goods there below the cost of producing them, while sustaining itself by means of higher prices charged in other portions of its field. Again, the trust may depend on the cutting of the...
Page 6 - We might even add that, in the case of the Standard Oil monopoly, the development has already reached a point at which, on the purely economic and administrative side, there could be little objection to the Government taking over the business — if only there were a Government politically capable of the task.

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