The Principles of Political Economy

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Macmillan, 1887 - Всего страниц: 595
 

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Стр. 2 - there is nothing in the laws of value which remains " for the present or any future writer to clear up : the theory "of the subject is complete." It is not surprising that the younger generation, to whom his treatise soon became the
Стр. 325 - if in the same neighbourhood " there was any employment evidently either more or less " advantageous than the rest, so many people would crowd into " it in the one case, and so many would desert it in the other, " that its advantages would soon return to the level of other " employments.
Стр. 58 - in his ordinary state of health, strength " and spirits, in the ordinary degree of his skill and dexterity, he must always ' ' lay down the same portion of his ease, his liberty, and his happiness.
Стр. 20 - costs him neither " labour nor care " and is " not at all proportional to what the " landlord may have laid out upon the improvement of the land, " or to what he can afford to take ; but to what the farmer can " afford to give.
Стр. 87 - in studying the Wealth of Nations what we are concerned to know is, Under what conditions different communities of men, or the same communities at different times, come to be " better or " worse supplied with all the necessaries and conveniences for
Стр. 17 - erect and " maintain certain public works and certain public institutions, " which it can never be for the interest of any individual, or any
Стр. 19 - all the inhabitants of the "universe are under the immediate care and protection of that "great, benevolent, and all-wise Being, who directs all the "movements of nature, and who is determined, by his own " unalterable perfections, to maintain in it, at all times, the " greatest possible quantity of happiness
Стр. 155 - the natural price of labour is that price which " is necessary to enable the labourers, one with another, to "subsist and perpetuate their race
Стр. 234 - that money is qualified for performing its other important function of measuring values*. If, then, we take this function as essential ; if we understand by money " that which passes " freely from " owner to owner " throughout the community, in "final discharge of debts and full payment for commodities*;
Стр. 211 - the produce of a country exchanges " for the produce of other countries at such values as are " required in order that the whole of her exports may exactly " pay for the whole of her imports'.

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