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... a sheep, or a handful of cotton seeds, and a web of muslin or broad cloth; and
the sheep and seeds themselves are not spontaneous growths, but results of
previous labour and care. In these several cases the ultimate product is sq.
an instrument called a shuttle. He has now produced a web of cloth, either linen
or sackcloth, according to the material. He is said to have done this by hand, no
natural force being supposed to have acted in concert with him.
of the fuel were destroyed, no eat would be generated. A fleece, again, is
destroyed as a fleece by being spun into thread; and the thread cannot be used
as thread when woven into cloth. But an axe is not destroyed as an axe by cutting
A fleece, again, is destroyed as a fleece by being spun into thread; and the
thread cannot be used as thread when woven into cloth. But an axe is not
destroyed as an axe by cutting down a tree: it may be used afterwards to cut
down a hundred ...
... dressing the wool to prepare it for the spinner is that of another, spinning it into
thread of a third, weaving the thread into broadcloth of a fourth, dyeing the cloth
of a fifth, making it into a coat of a sixth, without counting the multitude of carriers,
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