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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 New Reservation of Time: And Other Articles Contributed to the Atlantic ...

William Jewett Tucker - 1916 - 213 pages
..."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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The New Socialism

Harold A. Russell - 1916 - 111 pages
...people. "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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Cotton as a World Power: A Study in the Economic Interpretation of History

James Augustin Brown Scherer - 1916 - 452 pages
..."It is questionable," he says, "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 New Socialism

Harold A. Russell - 1916 - 111 pages
...same life of drudgery and imprisonment and an 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 the changes in human destiny which it is their nature and their futurity to accomplish. ' ' If this...
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Modern and Contemporary European History

Jacob Salwyn Schapiro, James T. Shotwell - 1918 - 804 pages
...economist, John Stuart Mill, in 1857, "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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America's Day: Studies in Light and Shade

William George Fitz-Gerald - 1918 - 425 pages
..."Hitherto," says Mill, "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 to make fortunes." The war-millionaire of Tokio; stock speculators of the Kabuto-cho, the narikins...
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Woman and the new race

Margaret Sanger - 1920 - 234 pages
...Stuart Mill, " 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." That, in a few words, sums up the greater part of labor's progress. We blame capitalism...
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The Works of Lord Morley ..., Volume 4

John Morley - 1921
...it is 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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MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ERUOPEAN HISTORY (1815-1923)

J. SALWYN SCHAPIRO - 1923
...economist, John Stuart Mill, in 1847, "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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Investigation of Concentration of Economic Power, Issues 21-23

1940
...questionable the passage runs if nil 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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