Principles of Political Economy, Volume 2,Parte 2

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Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1838

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Página 10 - Having undertaken for the Glory of God, and Advancement of the Christian Faith, and the Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the first colony in the northern Parts of Virginia; Do by these Presents, solemnly and mutually in the Presence of God and one another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil Body Politick, for our better Ordering and Preservation...
Página 10 - Virginia, do by these presents solemnly and mutually in the presence of God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony, unto which we promise all due submission...
Página 459 - Nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging to them than the accumulated winter of. both the Poles. We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude, and pursue their gigantic game, along the coast of Brazil.
Página 459 - Whilst we follow them among the tumbling mountains of ice, and behold them penetrating into the deepest frozen recesses of Hudson's Bay and Davis's Straits, whilst we are looking for them beneath the arctic circle, we hear that they have pierced into the opposite region of polar cold, that they are at the antipodes, and engaged under the frozen serpent of the south.
Página 459 - Neither the perseverance of Holland, nor the activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English...
Página 202 - The most prominent, however, of those defects, which cripple the energies of the Established Church, and circumscribe its usefulness, is the want of Churches and ministers in the large towns and populous districts of the kingdom. The growth of the population has been so rapid, as to outrun the means possessed by the establishment of meeting its spiritual wants; and the result has been, that a vast proportion of the people are left destitute of the opportunities of public worship and Christian instruction,...
Página 183 - God and his country, and placed him under the schoolmaster of his village as soon as he had obtained his fifth year. The ceremony of introducing him for the first time to the schoolmaster and his scholars was publicly recorded, and was attended with all the solemnity of a religious observance ; a prayer being publicly offered...
Página 50 - ... provided food, a large portion necessarily dies of hunger. The people of a district thus deserting their homes are called the Wulsa of the district. A state of habitual misery, involving precautions against incessant war and unpitying depredations of so peculiar a description as to require in any of the languages of Europe a long circumlocution, is expressed in all the languages of Deckan and the south of India by a single word. No proofs...
Página 274 - Had you any Frenchmen employed under you ?' — ' Yes ; eight, at two francs a day.' ' What had you a day ?' — ' Twelve francs.' ' Supposing you had had eight English carders under you, how much more work could you have done ?' — ' With one Englishman, I could have done more than I did with those eight Frenchmen. It cannot be called work they do : it is only looking at it, and wishing it done.
Página 455 - Pelion (Ossa); and they govern themselves, like their ancestors, by their protoyeros (primates, elders), and their own magistrates. Twice the Mussulmans of Larissa attempted to scale their rocks, and twice were they repulsed by hands which dropped the shuttle to seize the musket. " Every arm, even those of the children, is employed in the factories; whilst the men dye the cotton, the women prepare and spin it. There are twenty-four factories...

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