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... though still in a very early stage of its progress, has advanced many steps
beyond the point at which he left it. No attempt, however, has yet been made to
combine his practical mode of treating his subject with the increased knowledge
This view of the subject is philosophically correct ; or rather, this mode of
expression may be usefully employed along with others, not as conveying a
different view of the subject from the common one, but as giving more
distinctness and reality ...
... and so likewise, on the sea coast or on large rivers, may water carriage :
though the wharfage or harbour-room applicable to the service of that mode of
transport is in many situations far short of what would be used if easily attainable.
He cannot obtain food itself in any abundance ; for every mode of so obtaining it,
requires that there be already food in store. Agriculture only brings forth food after
the lapse of months ; and though the labours of the agriculturist are not ...
This gives rise to another mode in which labour not employed directly about the
product itself, is instrumental to its production ; namely, when employed for the
protection of industry. Such is the object of all buildings for industrial purposes ;
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