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" The period of delayed gratification would be passed in saving the earnings which were above the wants of a single man, and in acquiring habits of sobriety, industry, and economy, which would enable him in a few years to enter into the matrimonial contract... "
An Essay on the Principle of Population, as it Affects the Future ... - Page 315
by Thomas Robert Malthus - 1809
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, A View of Its Past ..., Volume 2

Thomas Robert Malthus - Malthusianism - 1806 - 578 pages
...earnings which were above the wants of a fmgle man, and in acquiring habits of fobriety, induftry, and economy, which would enable him in a few years...into the matrimonial contract without fear of its confequences. The operation of the preventive 'check in this way, by conftantly keeping the population...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, a View of Its Past ..., Volume 2

Thomas Robert Malthus - Malthusianism - 1809 - 570 pages
...of things, soon raise its price. The period of delayed gratification would be passed in saving the earnings which were above the wants of a single man,...would give a real value to the rise of wages, and the sums saved by laborers before marriage, very different from those forced advances in the price...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, A View of Its Past ..., Volume 3

Thomas Robert Malthus - Birth control - 1817 - 516 pages
...of things, soon raise its price. The period of delayed gratification would be passed in saving the earnings which were above the wants of a single man,...constantly following its increase, would give a real a real value to the rise of wages ; and the sums saved by labourers before marriage, very different...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, A View of Its Past ..., Volume 2

Thomas Robert Malthus - Malthusianism - 1826 - 542 pages
...of things, soon raise its price. The period of delayed gratification would be passed in saving the earnings which were above the wants of a single man,...would enable him in a few years to enter into the ma272 Of the Effects on Society Bk. iv. trimonial contract without fear of its consequences. The operation...
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The Lion [ed. by R. Carlile]., Volume 1

844 pages
...narrowing the supply of labour in the market, would in the natural course of things, soon raise its price. The operation of the preventive check in this way,...population within the limits of the food, though constantly following'its increase, would give a real value to the rise of wages. As the wages of labour would...
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A System of Psychology, Volume 2

Daniel Greenleaf Thompson - 1884 - 634 pages
...course of things soon raise its price. The period of delayed gratification would be passed in saving the earnings which were above the wants of a single man...would give a real value to the rise of wages, and the sums saved by labourers before marriage very different from the forced advances in the price of...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, A View of Its Past and Present ...

Thomas Robert Malthus, George Thomas Bettany - Population - 1890 - 714 pages
...of things, soon raise its price. The period of delayed gratification would be passed in saving the earnings which were above the wants of a single man,...sobriety, industry and economy, which would enable himin a few years to enter into the matrimonial contract without fear of its consequences. The operation...
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Parallel Chapters from the First and Second Editions of An Essay on the ...

Thomas Robert Malthus - Population - 1894 - 166 pages
...of things, soon raise its price. The period of delayed gratification would be passed in saving the earnings which were above the wants of a single man,...would give a real value to the rise of wages, and the sums saved by labourers before marriage, very different from those forced advances in the price...
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Readings in Social Problems

Albert Benedict Wolfe - Social problems - 1916 - 828 pages
...course of things soon raise its price. The period of delayed gratification would be passed in saving the earnings which were above the wants of a single man,...increase, would give a real value to the rise of wages and the sums saved by laborers before marriage, very different from those forced advances in the price...
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Readings in Sociology to Accompany An Introduction to Sociology

Jerome Davis, Harry Elmer Barnes - Social psychology - 1927 - 1094 pages
...of things, soon raise its price. The period of delayed gratification would be passed in saving the earnings which were above the wants of a single man,...would give a real value to the rise of wages, and the sums saved by laborers before marriage, very different from those forced advances in the price...
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