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... is always found to have been drawn immediately or remotely from the public
revenue, most frequently by a direct grant of a portion of it from the sovereign.
The ruler of a society of this descri tion, after providing largely for his own support,
In some cases, instead of a town there was a confedera. tion of towns, occupied
by people of the same reputed race, and who were supposed to have settled in
the country about the same time. Each family produced its own food and the ...
... but if required for irrigation, it may even there be insufficient to supply all wants,
while in places which depend for their. o. tion on cisterns or tanks, or on wells
which are not copious, or are liable to fail, water takes its place among things. the
... modes in which labour is indirectly or remotely instrumental to the production of
a thing, requires particular notice : namely, when it is employed in producing
subsistence, to maintain the labourers while they are engaged in the produc. tion.
tion, but is itself the ultimate product. So, also, in the case of a mine of precious
stones. These are to some small extent employed in the productive arts, as
diamonds by the glass-cutter, emery and corundum for polishing, but their ...
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