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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 - 1869 - 596 pages
...commonly lost in passing from one specieToFwork'To another ; and lastly, to the invention of a great i number of machines which facilitate and abridge 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 principles and practice of banking

James William Gilbart - 1871
...circumstances : first, to the increase of dexterity in every particular workman ; secondly, to tho saving of time which is commonly lost in passing from...facilitate and abridge labour, and enable one man to do tho work of many." follow him. Mr. Babbage gives the following instance of great dexterity acquired...
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The religion of daily life, 6 lectures

Robert Henry A. Bradley - 1871
...workman. 2. The saving of time which is commonly lost in passing from one species of work to another. 3. The invention of a great number of machines which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many. We may illustrate this from our own experience. You may imagine the waste of time and of power, as...
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The Principles of Economical Philosophy, Volume 2, Issue 1

Henry Dunning Macleod - Economics - 1875
...circumstances : 1st, to the increase of dexterity in every particular workman ; 2ndly, 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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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. A careful ...

Adam Smith - 1875
...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. I. The improvement of the dexterity of the workman necessarily increases the quantity of the work he...
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Political Economy for Beginners

Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett - Economics - 1876 - 231 pages
...of the division of Labour. Adam Smith says that " the third advantage of the division of labour is the invention of a great number of machines which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many." Though Adam Smith perhaps exaggerated the importance of this advantage, there have been some very remarkable...
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The national encyclopędia. Libr. ed, Volume 5

National cyclopaedia - 1879
...saving of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one species of work to another;' and Srdly, 'the invention of a great number of machines which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many :' to which may be added, 4thly, the separation which it causes between labour and the direction of...
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Political Economy

William Stanley Jevons - Economics - 1879 - 134 pages
...workman. (2.) Saving of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one kind of work to another. (3.) The invention of a great number of machines, which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many. There can be no doubt as to the increase of dexterity, which arises from practice. Any one who has...
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The Trade of the World: Our Present System of Commerce Examined

Robert Grant Webster - Commerce - 1880 - 444 pages
...— First, to the increase of dexterity in each 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.' And that it is the disposition ' to truck, barter, or exchange,' that allows each individual in our...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - Economics - 1880
...: 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...abridge labour, and enable one man to do the work of many.1 First, the improvement of the dexterity of the workman necessarily increases the quantity of...
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