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Page 240 - And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
Page 293 - A great part of the machines made use of in those manufactures in which labour is most subdivided, were originally the inventions of common workmen, who being each of them employed in some very simple operation, naturally turned their thoughts towards finding out easier and readier methods of performing it.
Page 370 - The ordinary means, therefore, to increase our wealth and treasure, is by foreign trade ; wherein we must ever observe this rule — to sell more to strangers yearly than we consume of theirs in value. For, suppose, that when this kingdom is plentifully served with...
Page 339 - ... himself possessed? Does he even feel secure that should he have a large family his utmost exertions can save them from rags and squalid poverty and their consequent degradation in the community? And may he not be reduced to the grating necessity of forfeiting his independence and of being obliged to the sparing hand of Charity for support?
Page 154 - The value which the workmen add to the materials, therefore, resolves itself in this case into two parts, of which the one pays their wages, the other the profits of their employer upon the whole stock of materials and wages which he advanced.
Page 147 - It is, as it were, a certain quantity of labour stocked and stored up to be employed, if necessary, upon some other occasion.
Page 191 - ... two things equal to one and the fame thing are equal to one another; but as it would probably happen, that the farmer and brewer had never...
Page 23 - ... the prices of goods are not according to " the quantity in proportion to the vent, but in proportion
Page 291 - This impossibility of making so complete and entire a separation of all the different branches of labour employed in agriculture, is perhaps the reason why the improvement of the productive powers of labour in this art, does not always keep pace with their improvement in manufactures.