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" The largest quantity of work will not be done by this curious engine for pay, or under pressure, or by help of any kind of fuel which may be supplied by the chaldron. It will be done only when the motive force, that is to say, the will or spirit of the... "
Unto This Last - Page 8
by John Ruskin - 2006 - 104 pages
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Profit-sharing and the Labour Question

Thomas W. Bushill - Profit-sharing - 1893 - 262 pages
...the working man — "for pay, or by help of any kind of fuel which may be applied by the chaldron. It will be done only when the motive force, that is...its own proper fuel — namely, by the affections." But his warning must also be given: "The affections only become a true motive power when aroused by...
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Sesame and lillies, Unto the last, Queen of the air

John Ruskin - English literature - 1894
...engine for pay, or under pressure, or by help of any kind of fuel which may be applied by the chaldron. It will be done only when the motive force, that is...happen often, that if the master is a man of sense and energy, a large quantity of material work may be done under mechanical pressure, enforced by strong...
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Essays and Letters

John Ruskin - Readers - 1894 - 441 pages
...and capital. The best work will be done when the worker works heartily; ie, when "the motive force is brought to its greatest strength by its own proper fuel ; namely, by the affections." This position is enforced by reference to the relations of master and operative as seen in domestic...
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My Brother and I: Selected Papers on Social Topics...

William Ingraham Haven - Social problems - 1895 - 303 pages
...which may be applied by the caldron. It will be done only when the motive force, that is to say, when the will or spirit of the creature is brought to its...by its own proper fuel, namely, by the affections." Whatever may be said, therefore, about the scientific value of this theory, by which self-interest...
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The Canadian Magazine, Volume 8

J. Gordon Mowat, John Alexander Cooper, Newton MacTavish - 1897
...chaldron. It will be done only when the motive, that is to say, the will, or spirit of the cteature, is brought to its greatest strength by its own proper fuel ; namely, by the affections." This position is cardinal with him. But he does not claim originality for it. He claims rather a noble...
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John Ruskin, Social Reformer

John Atkinson Hobson - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 1898 - 357 pages
...results. The largest quantity of work will not be done by this curious engine for pay, or under pressure. It will be done only when the motive force, that is...say, the will or spirit of the creature is brought up to its greatest strength by its own proper fuel ; namely, by the affections." 1 This is not a sentimental,...
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Ethical Addresses, Volume 7

Ethics - 1901
...engine for pay ; or under pressure, or by help of any kind of fuel which may be applied by the chaldron. It will be done only when the motive force, that is...by its own proper fuel; namely by the affections." This fact is attested in all the higher callings of life, wherein it is honor rather than wages that...
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The Humane Review

Animal welfare - 1903
...not underpressure of hard necessity will you ever get the best work out of any man. You will get it only " when the motive force, that is to say, the...by its own proper fuel, namely, by the affections." To preach this ancient Christian gospel of human fellowship, to show its application to the needs of...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 17

John Ruskin - 1905
...engine for pay, or under pressure, or by help of any kind of fuel which may be supplied by the chaldron. It will be done only when the motive force, that is...by its own proper fuel : namely, by the affections. 9. It may indeed happen, and does happen often, that if the master is a man of sense and energy, a...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 14

John Ruskin - 1905 - 499 pages
...engine for pay, or under pressure, or by help of any kind of fuel which may be supplied by the chaldron. It will be done only when the motive force, that is...by its own proper fuel : namely, by the affections. 9. It may indeed happen, and does happen often, that if the master is a man of sense and energy, a...
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