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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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Thoughts on a few subjects of political economy. [With]

John Cazenove - Business and politics - 1859 - 156 pages
...such as it is found practically to exist among mankind. Note (7), page 11. Kicardo defined rent as " that portion of the produce of " the earth which is...landlord for the use of the "original and indestructible powers of the soil." The instances must be very rare to which this definition applies, as most lands...
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The Logic of Political Economy, and Other Papers

Thomas De Quincey - Economics - 1859 - 418 pages
...insisting upon this, what is the definition? "Rent," says Ricardo, " is that portion of the products of the earth which is paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." Can this definition be sustained ? Certainly not. The word " indestructible "...
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De Quincey's Writings, Volume 22

Thomas De Quincey - 1859 - 396 pages
...insisting upon this, what is the definition ? " Rent," says Ricardo, " is that portion of the products of the earth which is paid .to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." Can this definition be sustained ? Certainly not. The word " indestructible "...
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The logic of political economy, and other papers

Thomas De Quincey - Value - 1859 - 404 pages
...insisting upon this, what is the definition ? " Rent," says Ricardo, " is that portion of the products of the earth which is paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." Can this definition be sustained ? Certainly not. The word " indestructible "...
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Harmonies of Political Economy, Part 1

Frédéric Bastiat - Economics - 1860 - 382 pages
...another class."* Here the logical deduction makes its appearance — rent is an injustice. RICARDO.— " Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth which...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." And, in order that there may be no mistake, the author adds : " It is often confounded...
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Harmonies of Political Economy, Volumes 1-2

Frédéric Bastiat, Patrick James Stirling - Economics - 1860
...another class."* Here the logical deduction makes its appearance — rent is an injustice. RICAKDO. — " Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth which...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." And, in order that there may be no mistake, the author adds : " It is often confounded...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 4

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1861 - 804 pages
...instance of this is supplied by the well-known theory of rent invented by Ricardo. " Rent," he said, " is that portion of the produce of the earth which...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." That is, it is the consideration paid to the landlord by the tenant for leave...
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Political Economy: Its Objects, Uses, and Principles: Considered with ...

Alonzo Potter - Capitalism - 1862 - 364 pages
...necessarily led them into much inconsistency and error.* * " Rent," says Mr. Ricardo (and Messrs. M'Culloch, Mill, and many other economists have adopted his definition),...of the original and indestructible natural powers ofthesoil." — (Ricardo, Political Economy, chap. ii. ; Mill's Elements, p. 39; M'Culloch's Principles,...
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The Works of Thomas De Quincey, "The English Opium Eater ..., Volume 13

Thomas De Quincey - 1863
...discussion. However, without insisting upon this, what is the definition ? " Kent," says Eicardo, " is that portion of the produce of the earth which...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." Can this definition be sustained 1 Certainly not. The word " indestructible" is...
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Logic of political economy and other papers

Thomas De Quincey - 1863
...discussion. However, without insisting upon this, what is the definition ? " Rent," says Ricardo, " is that portion of the produce of the earth which...landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil." Can this definition be sustained ? Certainly not. The word " indestructible" is...
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