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" This great increase of the quantity of work, which, in consequence of the division of labour, the same number of people are capable of performing, is owing to three different circumstances; first, to the increase of dexterity in every particular workman;... "
The Standard Library Cyclopedia of Political, Constitutional, Statistical ... - Page 763
1848
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - Economics - 1809
...; first, to the increase of dexterity in every particular workman ; secondly, to the saving of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one species of work to another ; and, lastly, to the invention of a great number of machines which facilitate and abridge labour,...
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Elements of Political Science, Volume 2

John Craig - Political science - 1814
...circumstances: ' first, to the increase of dexterity in every par" ticular workman: secondly, to the saving of " time which is commonly lost in passing from " one species of work to another ; and, lastly, to the invention of a great number of machines, " which facilitate and abridge...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker].

Charles Knight - 1820
...operations, and of course not one where the dexterity of the workman is the greatest. 2. To the saving of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one species of work to another. It is impossible to pass very quickly from one kind of work to another. A country weaver, who cultivates...
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The Circulator of useful knowledge, amusement, literature, science and ...

1825
...different circumstances : first, to the increase of dexterity in each particular workman ; secondly, to the saving of time, which is commonly lost in passing from one species of work to another ; and lastly, to the invention of a great number of machines which facilitate and abridge labour, and...
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Outlines of Political Economy

John MacVickar - Economics - 1825 - 188 pages
...heads : — First, To the increase of the skill and dexterity of every particular workman ; second, to the saving of time, which is commonly lost in passing from one particular employment to another ; and, third, to the circumstance of the division of employments having...
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The Principles of Political Economy: With a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - Economics - 1825 - 423 pages
...the following heads : — First, The increase of the skill and dexterity of each workman ; second, the saving of time, which is commonly lost in passing from one employment to another ; and, third, the circumstance of the division of employments having a tendency...
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A Treatise on Political Economy: Or, The Production, Distribution and ...

Jean Baptiste Say - Economics - 1827 - 455 pages
...Royal Society of Edinburgh, January 21, and March 18, 1793.] ANIKICAS EDITOB. 2. The saving of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one species of work to another, and in the change of place, position, and tools. The attention, which is always slowly transferred,...
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A treatise on political economy: or, The production, distribution and ...

Jean Baptiste Say - Economics - 1827 - 455 pages
...Royal Society of Edinburgh, January 21, and March 18, 1793.] AMIBICAS EIUTOB. 2. The saving of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one species of work to another, and in the change of place, position, and tools. The attention, which is always slowly transferred,...
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Popular Political Economy: Four Lectures Delivered at the London ..., Book 1

Thomas Hodgskin - Economics - 1827 - 268 pages
...increase of the skill and dexterity of every particular workman ; .._ _J OF ITS ADVANTAGES. 103 second, to the saving of time, which is commonly lost in passing from one particular employment to another ; and, third, to the circumstance of the division of employments having...
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Essays on Political Economy: In which are Illustrated the Principal Causes ...

G. Robertson - Economics - 1830 - 463 pages
...different circum" stances ; first, the increase of dexterity in every " particular workman ; secondly, to the saving of " time which is commonly lost in passing from one "species of work to another; and thirdly, to the " invention of a great number of machines, which " facilitate and abridge labour,...
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