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“It is no part of the design of this treatise to aim at metaphysical nicety of definition
.” " 3. Metaphysical nicety, we assuredly do not need; but physical nicety, and
logical accuracy, with respect to a physical subject, we as assuredly do.!
The definition which he has given-to capacity to satisfy or a desire, or serve a
purpose '' (III. i. 2)—applies equally to the iron and silver; while the true definition
—which he has not given, but which nevertheless underlies the false verbal ...
75 Unemployed, the, 81 Use and abuse, 96 Usefulness, 87, 94 Value, defined (
Mill), 88, 92, 97 Virgil, quoted, I Io Wages, 29, 31, 32, 59, 122; fixed, II; equality of,
31; just, 72 Waste, 45, 126 Wealth, 12, 46, 54, 82, 84, I 16; definition of, I2, 94; ...
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I saw this in a charity shop and bought it solely because it contains his wonderful fairy tale, "The King of the Golden River". I will, I'm afraid, skip the essays on art, architecture, and culture ... Read full review