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" These checks, and the checks which repress the superior power of population, and keep its effects on a level with the means of subsistence, are all resolvable into moral restraint, vice, and misery. "
The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ... - Page 187
1804
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The Monthly Review

1803
...i. Population is necessarily limited by the means of subsistence. ' 3. These checks, and the ch.cks which repress the superior power of population, and keep its effects on a level with the means uf subsistence, arc all resolvable into moral restraint, vice, and misery. ' The first ef these propositions...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...contents himself with proving the following propositions : 2. That population invariably increases when the means of subsistence increase, unless prevented by some very powerful and obvious checks; and 3, that these checks, 1. That population is necessarily limited by the means of subsistence. and...
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Dissertations on Man, Philosophical, Physiological, and Political: In Answer ...

Thomas Jarrold - Malthusianism - 1806 - 367 pages
...labour of the husbandman be a check to population, what becomes of Mr. M's. second proposition ? " That population invariably increases where the means of...prevented by some very powerful and obvious checks." An increase of subsistence is not a powerful or an obvious check. In Siberia hired labourers may not...
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The Oxford review; or, Literary censor, Volume 1

...developement of his sentiments, he inquire* into the truth of Mr. Malthus' s second proposition, viz. that population invariably increases where the means of...increase, unless prevented by some very powerful and ot>vious checks ; and in the course of this inquiry, he is led to consider the effects on population,...
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The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 5

William Nicholson - 1809
...in an " Kesay on the Principle of Population,'' by Mr. TR Malthus, who has endeavoured to prove that population invariably increases where the means of...prevented by some very powerful and obvious checks: and that these checks, and the checks which repress the superior power of population, and keep its...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population, as it Affects the Future ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - 1809
...parts of the subject of population very ably. 28 ESSAY ON, Of the general checks to population, Iffc. means of subsistence increase, unless prevented by some very powerful and obvious checks. 1 3. These checks, and the checks which repress the superior power of population, and keep its effects...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, a View of Its Past ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - Electronic books - 1809
...explained many parts of the subject of population very ably. 28 Of the general checks to population, &c. means of subsistence increase, unless prevented by some very powerful and obvious checks.1 3. These checks, and the checks which repress the superior power of population, and keep its...
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Systematic Education: Or Elementary Instruction in the Various ..., Volume 2

William Shepherd, Jeremiah Joyce, Lant Carpenter - Education - 1815
...Principle of Population," has taken a different view of the subject. He has endeavoured to shew that population invariably increases where the means of...prevented by some very powerful and obvious checks. He goes farther, and lays it down almost as an axiom, that there is a constant tendency in all animated...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 17

1817
...means of subsistence. 2. Population invariably increases where the means of subsistence increase. 3. The checks which repress the superior power of population, and keep its effects on a level with the means oi' subsistence, are all resolvable into moral restraint, vice, and misery.' — p. 34. Here we must...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, A View of Its Past ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - Population - 1817
...following propositions are intended to be proved : — 1. Population is necessarily limited by the means of subsistence. 2. Population invariably increases where the means of subsistence increase, unless a Sir James Steuart very justly compares the generative faculty to a spring loaded with a variable...
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