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" This great increase of the quantity of work which, in consequence of the division of labour, the same number of people are capable of performing, is owing to three different circumstances; first, to the increase of dexterity in every particular workman;... "
The history, principles and practice of banking, revised by A.S. Michie - Page 72
by James William Gilbart - 1882
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - Economics - 1789
...faving of the time which is commonly loft in paffing from one fpecies of work to another; and laftly, to the invention of a great number of machines which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many. FIRST, the improvement of the dexterity of the workman neceflarily increafes the quantity of the work...
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Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy: Considered in It ..., Volume 3

George Adams - Science - 1794
...2. To the faving of lime, which is commonly loll in palling from one fpecies of work to another. 3. To the invention of a great number of machines, which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many. This view of the advantages of mechanies points out clearly the di lie re nee in the order of Providence...
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Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy: Considered in It ..., Volume 3

George Adams - Science - 1794
...loft in pafilng from one fpecies of work to another. 3. To the invention of a great number of mmbinfs, which facilitate and abridge labour, and enable one man to do the work of many. This view of fhe advantages of mechanic* points out clearly the difference in the order of Providence...
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The Politician's Creed

Robert John Thornton - Economics - 1799 - 2 pages
...thefaving of the time which is commonly loft in paffing from one fpecies of work to another. And 3. To the invention of a great number of machines which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many. FIRST, the improvement of the dexterity of the workman neceflarily increafes the quantity of the work...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - Economics - 1809
...; first, to the increase of dexterity in every particular workman ; secondly, to the saving of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one species...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many. First, the improvement of the dexterity of the workman necessarily increases the quantity of the work...
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The Works of Adam Smith: The nature and causes of the wealth of nations

Adam Smith - Economics - 1812
...faving of the time which is commonly loft in paffing from one fpecies of work to another ; and laftly, to the invention of a great number of machines which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many, Firft, the improvement of the dexterity of the workman neceffarily increafes the quantity of the work...
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The Works of Adam Smith, LL.D. and F.R.S. of London and Edinburgh:: The ...

Adam Smith - Economics - 1812
...faving of the time which is commonly loft in paffing from one fpecies of work to another ; and laftly, to the invention of a great number of machines which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many. Firft, the improvement of the dexterity of the workman neceflarily increafes the quantity of the work...
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The Circulator of useful knowledge, amusement, literature, science and ...

1825
...which may be ascribed to three different circumstances : first, to the increase of dexterity in each particular workman ; secondly, to the saving of time,...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many. The division of labour by reducing every man's business to some one simple operation, and by making this...
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Political Economy: An Inquiry Into the Natural Grounds of Right to Vendible ...

Samuel Read - Economics - 1829 - 398 pages
...the time commonly lost in passing from one species of work to another ; and, thirdly, it gives rise to the invention of a great number of machines which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many.* On the first of these heads, Dr Smith observes, — " A common smith, who, though accustomed to handle...
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Gill's technological [afterw.] Gill's scientific, technological ..., Volume 6

Gill's scientific, technological and microscopic repository - 1830
...circumstances: first, to the increase of dexterity in every particular workman ; secondly, to the saving of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one species...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many. First, the improvement of the dexterity of the workman, necessarily increases the quantity of work...
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