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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, a View of Its Past and Present ... - Page 127
by Thomas Robert Malthus - 1809
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

1803 - 572 pages
...vice, it may be considered, in this light, as the most powerful of the checks, which in modern Europe keep down the population to the level of the means of subsistence.' [To lc continued.'} ART. II. si Second Part to the Morsels of Criticism ; containing additional Dissertations...
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Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 11

Great Britain - 1807 - 542 pages
...alone. In this observation I cannot agree with him. I will thank Mr. Godwin to name to me any check that in past ages has contributed to keep down the population to the level of the means of subsidence, that does not fairly come under some form of vice or misery, except indeed the check of...
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A Reply to the Essay on Population: By the Rev. T. R. Malthus. In a Series ...

William Hazlitt - Malthusianism - 1807 - 386 pages
...this observation I can" not agree with him. I will thank Mr. Godwin " to name to me any check, that in past ages has " contributed to keep down the population to the f4 level of the means of subsistence, that does not " fairly come under some form of vice or misery;...
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A Reply to the Essay on Population: By the Rev. T. R. Malthus. In a Series ...

William Hazlitt - Malthusianism - 1807 - 386 pages
...observation I can~ -" not agree with him. I will thank Mr. Godwin '*- to name to me any check, that in past ages has .''.contributed to keep down the population to the 46 *' level of the means of subsistence," that does not " fairly come under some form of vice or misery...
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A Reply to the Essay on Population: By the Rev. T. R. Malthus. In a Series ...

William Hazlitt - Malthusianism - 1807 - 394 pages
...this observation I can" not agree with him. I will thank Mr. Godwin " to name to me any check, that in past ages has " contributed to keep down the population to the ci " level of the means of subsistence, that does not " fairly come under some form of vice or misery...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population, as it Affects the Future ..., Volume 2

Thomas Robert Malthus - 1809 - 566 pages
...certainly one of the channels, and a very broad one, which nature has opened for the last thousand years, to keep down the population to the level of the means of subsistence ; but had this been closed, others would have become wider, or new ones would have been formed. In...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 19

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1818 - 600 pages
...resigned. The Arabs (no great philosophers, it must be confessed) consider the plague as a necessary evil to keep down the population to the level of the means of subsistence. On the 22d March Captain Light reached Cairo. ' I will not add,' he says, ' to the numberless descriptions...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 19

1818 - 598 pages
...resigned. The Arabs (no great philosophers, it must be confessed) consider tha plague as a necessary evil to keep down the population to the level of the means of subsistence. On the 22d March Captain Light reached Cairo. ' I will not add,' he says, ' to the numberless descriptions...
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Political Essays, with Sketches of Public Characters ...

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1819 - 488 pages
...In this observation I cannot agree with him. I will thank Mr. Godwin to name to me any check, that in past ages has contributed to keep down the population...entertain of its prevalence in future, has undoubtedly in past-ages operated •with very inconsiderable force." * When I assure the reader that I give him this...
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Political Essays, with Sketches of Public Characters

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1819 - 488 pages
...In this observation I cannot agree with him. I will thank Mr. Godwin to name to me any check, that in past ages has contributed to keep down the population...moral restraint, which I have mentioned in the course ty (fa wor/c and which to say the truth, whatever hopes we, may entertain of its prevalence in future,...
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