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able advance advantage already appears army authority become Bengal Board Campbell capital carry cause character Chief collector Company consider considerable continue corps Court desirable district doubt duties effect employed enable enemy England equal establishment European expect expense fall feelings force foreign give given Government grant greater Honourable hope hundred important increase India inhabitants jagheer judge keep knowledge labour land late leave less letter Lord Madras March means measure ment military months Native nature necessary never object officers operations opinion peace period person possession present probably produce profits provinces raise Rangoon received regard regiments remain render rent respect resumed revenue rise secure sent servants Sir Thomas Munro success sufficient supply thing thousand tion troops villages whole
Page 227 - Shakspeare, that, take him for all in all, we shall not look upon his like again.
Page 284 - Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth, which is paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil.
Page 287 - The natural price of labour is that price which is necessary to enable the labourers, one with another, to subsist and to perpetuate their race, without either increase or diminution.
Page 288 - The friends of humanity cannot but wish that in all countries the labouring classes should have a taste for comforts and enjoyments, and that they should be stimulated by all legal means in their exertions to procure them. There cannot be a better security against a superabundant population.
Page 27 - A free press and the dominion of strangers are things which are quite incompatible, and which cannot long exist together. For what is the first duty of a free press ? It is to deliver the country from a foreign yoke...
Page 287 - The market price of labour is the price which is really paid for it, from the natural operation of the proportion of the supply to the demand; labour is dear when it is scarce and cheap when it is plentiful. However much the market price of labour may deviate from its natural price, it has, like commodities, a tendency to conform to it.
Page 294 - It is thus that the money of each country is apportioned to it in such quantities only as may be necessary to regulate a profitable trade of barter. England exported cloth in exchange for wine because, by so doing, her industry was rendered more productive to her ; she had more cloth and wine than if she had manufactured both for herself ; and Portugal imported...
Page 412 - Munro, in words used many years since, that any expense which may be incurred for this object, 'will be amply repaid by the improvement of the country ; for the general diffusion of knowledge is inseparably followed by more orderly habits, by increasing industry, by a taste for the comforts of life, by exertion to acquire them, and by the growing prosperity of the people.