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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;... "
On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures - Page 135
by Charles Babbage - 1832 - 387 pages
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - Economics - 1789 - 530 pages
...THIS great increafe of the quantity of work, which, in confequence of the divifion of labour, fame number of people are capable of performing, is owing to three different circumftancess firft, to the increafe of dexterity in every particular workman ; fecondly, to the faving...
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Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy: Considered in It ..., Volume 3

George Adams - Science - 1794 - 540 pages
...great increafe in the quantity of work, •which is in confequence of the divifion of labour, the fame number of people are capable of performing is owing to three different circumrtances : i. An increafe of dexterity in every particular workman. 2. To the facing of time,...
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The Politician's Creed

Robert John Thornton - Economics - 1799 - 848 pages
...The great increafe in the quantity of work which, IS CONSEQUENCE of the divijion of labour, the fame number of people are capable of performing, is owing to three different circumftances. 1. To the increafe of dexterity in every particular workman. 2. To thefaving of the...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - Economics - 1809 - 372 pages
...which no country can well subsist. This great increase in the quantity of work, which, in consequence of the division of labour, the same number of people...every particular workman ; secondly, to the saving of the time which is commonly lost in passing from one species of work to another ; and, lastly, to the...
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The Works of Adam Smith, LL.D. and F.R.S. of London and Edinburgh:: The ...

Adam Smith - Economics - 1812 - 520 pages
...great increafe of the quantity of work, which, in confequence of the divifion of labour, BOOK the fame number of people are capable of performing, is owing to three different circumftances ; firft, to the increafe of dexterity in every particular workman ; fecondly, to the...
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Elements of Political Science, Volume 2

John Craig - Political science - 1814
... The great increase of the quantity " of work," according to Dr Smith, " which, in " consequence of the division of labour, the same number of people are capable of perform" ing, is owing to three different circumstances: ' first, to the increase of dexterity in...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820 - 636 pages
...Poland can pretend to no such competition. The increase in the quantity of work, which, in consequence of the division of labour, the same number of people...performing, is owing to three different circumstances. 1. To the increase of dexterity in every particular workman, by reducing every man's business to one...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823 - 646 pages
...subsist. This great increase of the quantity of work, ' which, iq consequence of the division of labor, the same number of people are capable of performing,...every particular workman ; secondly, to the saving of the time which j> commonly -lost in passing from one species of work to mother i and lastly, to the...
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Outlines of Political Economy: Being a Republication of the Article Upon ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - Economics - 1825 - 204 pages
...heads : — First, To the increase of the skill and dexterity of every particular workman ; second, to the saving of time, which is commonly lost in passing from one particular employment to another ; and, third, to the circumstance of the division of employments having...
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Popular Political Economy: Four Lectures Delivered at the London Mechanics ...

Thomas Hodgskin - Economics - 1827 - 318 pages
...increase of the skill and dexterity of every particular workman ; .._ _J OF ITS ADVANTAGES. 103 second, to the saving of time, which is commonly lost in passing from one particular employment to another ; and, third, to the circumstance of the division of employments having...
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