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" In watchmaking, as Mr. Babbage observes, " it was stated in evidence before a Committee of the House of Commons, that there are a hundred and two distinct branches of this art, to each of which a boy may be put apprentice ; and that he only learns his... "
Principles of Political Economy - Page 75
by George Poulett Scrope - 1833 - 457 pages
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On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures

Charles Babbage - Machinery - 1832 - 352 pages
...used. In watchmaking it has been carried, perhaps, to the greatest extent. In an examination before a committee of the House of Commons, it was stated...branches of this art, to each of which a boy may be put apprentice ; and that he only learns his master's department, and is unable, after his apprenticeship...
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On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures

Charles Babbage - Industrial arts - 1835 - 452 pages
...perhaps, to the greatest extent. It was stated in evidence before a committee of the House of Commons, that there are a hundred and two distinct branches of this art, to each of which a boy may be put apprentice : and that he only learns his master's department, and is unable, after his apprenticeship...
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Civilization: Or, A Brief Analysis of the Natural Laws that Regulate the ...

Augustus Henry Moreton - Population - 1836 - 232 pages
...watch-making. It was given in evidence before a committee of the House of Commons, that 42 there are 102 distinct branches of this art, to each of which a boy may be put apprentice, and that he only learns his master's department, and is unable, after his apprenticeship...
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Political Economy: Its Objects, Uses, and Principles, Considered with ...

Alonzo Potter - Capitalism - 1840 - 332 pages
...been successfully carried to so great an extent as in that of watchmaking. In an examination before a committee of the House of Commons, it was stated...this art, to each of which a boy may be apprenticed. The system of the .division of labour might, as we have said, be called with more propriety the combination...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 19

1841 - 274 pages
...been successfully carried to so great an extent as in that of watchmaking In an examination before a committee of the House of Commons, it was stated...hundred and two distinct branches of this art, to each ot which a boy may be apprenticed.— G. POCLETT SCROPE. LONDON: JOHN WILLIAM PARKER, WEST STRAMl....
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 19

Periodicals - 1841 - 278 pages
...watchmaking. In an examination before a committee of th« Ilouse of Commons, it was stated that there arc a hundred and two distinct branches of this art, to each of which a boy may be apprenticed. — G. POULETT SCROPE. LONDON: JOHN WILLIAM PARKER, WEST STRAND. IK WMO.Y NOMMM, PHICK O*m Pimrr, AXDJM...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 1

John Stuart Mill - Classical school of economics - 1848 - 624 pages
...as Mr. Babbage observes, " it was stated . in evidence before a Committee of the House of Commons, that there are a hundred and two distinct branches of this art, to each of which a boy may be put apprentice ; and that he only learns his master's department, and is unable, after his apprenticeship...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 1

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1849 - 638 pages
...watchmaking, as Mr. Babbage observes, " it was stated in evidence before a Committee of the House of Commons, that there are a hundred and two distinct branches of this art, to eacfi of which a boy may be put apprentice ; and that he only learns his master's department, and is...
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Political Economy: Its Objects, Uses, and Principles: Considered with ...

Alonzo Potter - Capitalism - 1862 - 364 pages
...been successfully carried to so great an extent as in that of watchmaking. In an examination before a committee of the House of Commons, it was stated...principal or sole occupation of the most ingenious men. Chymistry becomes a distinct science from natural philosophy ; the physical astronomer separates himself...
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Curiosities of Clocks and Watches: From the Earliest Times

Edward J. Wood - Clocks and watches - 1866 - 443 pages
...perhaps, to the greatest extent. It was stated in evidence before a Committee of the House of Commons, that there are a hundred and two distinct branches of this art, to each of which a boy may be put apprentice ; and that he learns only his master's department, and is unable after his apprenticeship...
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