Selections from the Works of Fourier

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Allen & Unwin, 1901 - Socialism - 208 pages

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Page 190 - How he went into the house of God in the days of Abiathar the high priest, and did eat the shewbread, which is not lawful to eat but for the priests, and gave also to them which were with him? 27 And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath: 28 Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.
Page 190 - Have ye never read what David did, when he had need, and was an hungered, he, and they that were with him?
Page 209 - Will be studied with much benefit by all who are interested in the amelioration of the condition of the poor.
Page 210 - As a biographical history of German Socialistic movements during this century it may be accepted as complete."— British Weekly. 30. The Purse and the Conscience, HM THOMPSON, BA (Cantab.). " Shows common sense and fairness in his arguments.
Page 210 - Without doubt the ablest and most philosophical analysis of the Co-Operative Movement which has yet been produced.
Page 163 - Why should he not have accorded us the same favour as these animals? What a difference between their industrial condition and ours! A Russian, an Algerian, work from fear of the lash or the bastinado; an Englishman, a Frenchman, from fear of the famine which stalks close to his poor household; the Greeks and the Romans, whose freedom has been vaunted to us, worked as slaves, and from fear of punishment, like the negroes in the colonies today.
Page 210 - Will give a good idea of the condition of the working classes in America, and of the various organisations which they have formed." — Scots Leader. 24. Luxury. Prof. EMILE DE LAVELEYE. " An eloquent plea on moral and economical grounds for simplicity of life."— Academy.
Page 210 - Mr. Robertson's style is excellent — nay, even brilliant — and his purely literary criticisms bear the mark of much acumen."— Tima. 36. Outlooks from the New Standpoint. E. BELFORT BAX. " Mr. Bax is a very acute and accomplished student of history and economics.
Page 210 - Edited, with an Introductory Chapter on the English Manor, by Prof. WJ ASHLEY, MA " His views are clearly stated, and are worth reading.
Page 164 - ... 4 That they be carried on by bands of friends, united spontaneously, interested and stimulated by very active rivalries. 5 That the workshops and husbandry offer the labourer the allurements of elegance and cleanliness. 6 That the division of labour be carried to the last degree, so that each sex and age may devote itself to duties that are suited ! to it.

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