England employed comparatively few additional soldiers and sailors of her own,
while she diverted hundreds of millions of capital from productive employment, to
supply munitions of war and support armies for her Continental allies.
Compare England either with a similar extent of territory in Russia, or with an
equal population of Russians. Compare England now with England in the Middle
Ages; Sicily, Northern Af. rica, or Syria at present, with the same countries at the ...
When the uneducated English workmen are released from the bonds of iron
discipline in which they have been restrained by their employers in England, and
are treated with the urbanity and friendly feeling which the more educated
There must, however, be in such governments much petty plunder and other
tyranny by subordinate agents, for which redress is not obtained, owing to the
want of publicity which is the ordinary character of absolute governments. In
Individuals are quite capable of despatching ships from England to any or every
part of the world, to carry passengers and letters; the thing was done before joint
stock companies for the purpose were heard of. But when, from the increase of ...
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