The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 25

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Hugh Chisholm
[Cambridge] University Press, 1911 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 245 - Labour alone, therefore, never varying in its own value, is alone the ultimate and real standard by which the value of all commodities can at all times and places be estimated and compared.
Page 245 - The whole of the advantages and disadvantages of the different employments of labour and stock must, in the same neighbourhood, be either perfectly equal or continually tending to equality.
Page 213 - Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just...
Page 263 - ... used therein, and which is used for working engines by steam, or in any mill, factory, dyehouse, brewery, bakehouse, or gaswork, or in any manufacturing or trade process whatsoever; and Any chimney (not being the chimney of a private dwelling-house) sending forth black smoke in such quantity as to be a nuisance...
Page 213 - That after the year 1800 of the Christian era there shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in any of the said States, otherwise than in punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted to have been personally guilty.
Page 259 - He nevertheless succeeded in passing several ameliorative measures which later culminated in the Land Purchase Act of 1904. Succeeding William Henry Smith as first lord of the treasury and leader of the House of Commons in...
Page 244 - All systems either of preference or of restraint, therefore, being thus completely taken away, the obvious and simple system of natural liberty establishes itself of its own accord.
Page 254 - Having feasted him after their best barbarous manner they could, a long consultation was held, but the conclusion was, two great stones were brought before Powhatan : then as many as could...
Page 244 - In the last part of his lectures, he examined those political regulations which are founded, not upon the principle of justice, but that of expediency, and which are calculated to increase the riches, the power, and the prosperity of a State.
Page 245 - The market price of every particular commodity is regulated by the proportion between the quantity which is actually brought to market, and the demand of those who are willing to pay the natural price of the commodity...

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