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" Hitherto it is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being. They have enabled a greater population to live the same life of drudgery and imprisonment, and an increased number of manufacturers... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 412
1848
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The Economic Review

1902
...question arises whether machinery is for the good or ill of the race. Mechanical inventions, says Mill, " have enabled a greater population to live the same...increased number of manufacturers and others to make fortunes." This is pointing the whole question most definitely. The war of controversy which surrounds...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - 1903
...labour. Hitherto it is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's 7 0 mi fortunes. They have increased the comforts of the middle classes. But they have not yet begun to effect...
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The World's Work, Volume 11

1905
...said: "Hitherto it is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being. They have enabled a greater...increased number of manufacturers and others to make fortunes." This is quoted only to show that even in Mill's time, before we had reached nearly so high...
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Foundations of Political Economy

William Bell Robertson - 1905 - 249 pages
... " Hitherto it is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being. They have enabled a greater...increased number of manufacturers and others to make fortunes. They have increased the comforts of the middle classes. But they have not yet begun to effect...
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The Common Sense of Socialism: A Series of Letters Addressed to Jonathan ...

John Spargo - 1908 - 184 pages
...BEES Hitherto it is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being. They have enabled a greater...drudgery and imprisonment, and an increased number ot manufactures, and others, to make large fortunes. John Stuart Mill. Most people imagine that...
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The Common Sense of Socialism: A Series of Letters Addressed to Jonathan ...

John Spargo - 1908 - 184 pages
...questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being. Tl1ey have enabled a greater population to live the same...drudgery and imprisonment. and an increased number ot manufactures, and others, to make large fortunes. John Stuart Mi//. Most people imagine that...
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THE COMMON SENSE OF SOCIALISM

JOHN SPARGO - 1911
...BEES Hitherto it is questionable if all the mechanical inventioi.s yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being. They have enabled a greater...drudgery and imprisonment, and an increased number ot manufactures, and others, to make large fortunes. John Stuart Mill. Most people imagine that...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social ...

John Stuart Mill - 1909 - 1013 pages
...the mechanical inventions yet made || have lightened the day's toil of any human being. They have V enabled a greater population to live the same life...increased number of manufacturers and others to make fortunes. They have increased the comforts of the middle classes. But they have not yet begun to effect...
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Notes on Politics & History: A University Address

John Morley - 1914 - 112 pages
...ersti questionable," he said, " if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being. They have enabled a greater...drudgery and imprisonment, and an increased number to make fortunes. But they have not yet begun to effect those great changes in human destiny, which...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 116

1915
...'Hitherto it is quite questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being. They have enabled a greater...increased number of manufacturers and others to make fortunes. They have increased the comforts of the middle classes. But they have not yet begun to effect...
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