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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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Europe And The World 1763-1945 (W.B. Board)

S. N. Sen - 2000 - 376 pages
...questionable", wrote John Stuart Mill, "if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being. They have enabled a greater...manufacturers and others to make large fortunes". Out of these conditions arose a new institution known as the Trade Union or Labour Union. The Union...
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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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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 145, no. 4, 2001)

...population. 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 Penn Monthly, Volume 1

Robert Ellis Thompson, William Wilberforce Newton, Otis H. Kendall - 1870
...inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being. They have," as he continues, " enabled a greater population to live the same life...increased number of manufacturers and others to make fortunes ; " such, in his view, being the sole result thus far attained as a consequence of discoveries...
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