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" 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. "
Principles of Political Economy - Page 174
by George Poulett Scrope - 1833 - 457 pages
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On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation

David Ricardo - Economics - 1821 - 560 pages
...subject, we must enquire into the nature of rent, and the laws by which its rise or fall is regulated. Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth,...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil-j It is often, however, confounded with the interest and profit of capital, and,...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 16; Volume 34

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1821
...obscurity and disputation, choose to understand by the term Rent, in all cases, the rent of land, or ' that, portion of the produce of the earth which '...paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestruct' ible powers of ¿he soil.' Whereas by Rent, as a general tenu, i is- understood the annual...
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An essay on the external corn trade

Robert Torrens - Corn laws (Great Britain) - 1826 - 452 pages
...and deserved celebrity. I agree with Mr. Ricardo (Principles of Political Economy, page 491), that " rent is that portion of the produce of the earth which is given to the landlord for the use of the soil;" but I cannot agree with him when he says (page 571),...
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1827 - 538 pages
...parts of his work on the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, It is denned, first, to be " that portion of the produce of the earth, which is...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." Rent, according to this definition, is made to depend on natural fertility. But...
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1827 - 532 pages
...parts of his work on the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, It is defined, first, to be " that portion of the produce of the earth, which is...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." Rent, according to this definition, is made to depend on natural fertility. But...
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Political Economy: An Inquiry Into the Natural Grounds of Right to Vendible ...

Samuel Read - Economics - 1829 - 440 pages
...therefore advances and endeavours to establish another in its stead, as follows : — " Rent," he says, " is that portion of the produce of the earth which...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil."t Nothing can be more futile and absurd than this definition, or more vain and...
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The Foreign Review, Volume 4

1829 - 560 pages
...wages of labour and profits of stock had been replaced out of the gross produce.] Ricardo ^[ calls it ' that portion of the produce of the earth which is...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil.' But it is not for the original, but the actual powers ; it is not for the indestructible,...
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An Essay on the External Corn Trade

Robert Torrens - Corn laws (Great Britain). - 1829 - 516 pages
...and deserved celebrity. I agree with Mr. Ricardo (Principles of Political Economy, page 491), that " rent is that portion of the produce of the earth which is given to the landlord for the use of the soil ;" but I cannot agree with him when he says (page 571),...
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The Life of Sir Thomas Munro, Late Governor of Madras: With ..., Volume 2

George Robert Gleig - India - 1830
...profits must fall to 3 per cent., and that as he pays no wages, the fall of APPENDIX. RENT. P. 48. " Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth which...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." P. 50. "No one would pay (rent) for the use of land where there was an abundant...
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The Life of Major-General Sir Thomas Munro, Bart. and K.C.B. Late Governor ...

George Robert Gleig - Chennai (India) - 1830 - 478 pages
...owner's profits must fall to 3 per cent., and that as he pays no wages, the fall of RENT. P. 48. " Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth which...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." P. 50. "No one would pay (rent) for the use of land where there was an abundant...
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