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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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Essays on Political Economy: In which are Illustrated the Principal Causes ...

G. Robertson - Economics - 1830 - 463 pages
...saving of " time which is commonly lost in passing from one "species of work to another; and thirdly, to the " invention of a great number of machines,...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 "...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - Economics - 1835
...where land is very cheap, and where the work of agriculture is chie&y performed by slaves.—1C. tion of a great number of machines which facilitate and...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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On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures

Charles Babbage - Industrial arts - 1835 - 408 pages
...from one species of work to another ; and, " lastly, to the invention of a great number of ma" chines which facilitate and abridge labour, and " enable one man to do the work of many." Now, although all these are important causes, and each has its influence on the result ; yet it appears...
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Principles of Political Economy, Parts 1-4

Henry Charles Carey - Economics - 1837 - 736 pages
...' 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.' " Smith was the first writer who laid much stress on the division of labour. The force and the variety...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith - Economics - 1838 - 429 pages
...workman; secondly, to tinsaving of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one species of woik to another; and, lastly, to the invention of a great...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many. Fir»l, the improvement of the dexterity of the workmen, necessarily increases the quantity of the...
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The Great Western Magazine and Anglo-American Journal of ..., Volume 1

United States - 1842
...of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one species of work to another ; and lastly, by the invention of a great number of machines, which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many." It might seem to some, that as this distribution nf the various parts of a complicated business might...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 1

John Stuart Mill - Classical school of economics - 1848 - 566 pages
...Edition, p. 201. time which is commonly lost in passing from one species of work to another; and lastly, the invention of a great number of machines which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many." Of these the increase of dexterity of the individual workman is the most obvious and universal. It...
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The Standard Library Cyclopedia of Political, Constitutional, Statistical ...

Political science - 1848
...saving of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one speck* of work to another;" and, Srdly. the invention of a great number of machines which...abridge labour, and enable one man to do the work off many :" to which may be added, 4thly, the separation which it causes between labour and the direction...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 21

Commerce - 1849
...another ; and lastly, to the invention of a great number of machines which facilitate and abridge labor, and enable one man to do the work of many." The increase...calling over." Besides, owing to the abbreviations, a clerk in calling over will speak во rapidly that an unpractised ear will hardly be able to follow...
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Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 21

Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William Buck Dana - Commerce - 1849
...another ; and lastly, to the invention of a great number of machines which facilitate and abridge labor, and enable one man to do the work of many." The increase...calling over." Besides, owing to the abbreviations, a clerk in calling over will speak go rapidly that an unpractised ear will hardly be able to follow...
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